The information is primarily compiled from our RMS system and the Group’s accounting system, ABS. All business units report information to ABS, including salaries, pensions, absence due to illness, education levels, skills development costs and other information related to employees.


Essity operates an extensive system of gathering and presenting environmental data for individual production facilities and entire business units. The Resource Management System (RMS) allows us to analyse data describing how the company uses energy, water, transport and raw materials, and to monitor waste and emission levels.

The RMS data is used for internal control and monitoring, external benchmarking and as a tool for evaluating acquisitions and major investments. 

For more info on RMS


We report in accordance with Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) guidelines, G4 Core. The GRI indicators cover Essity manufacturing operations and most office locations, but do not include centralised corporate functions. 

Click here for the GRI-index in our latest Annual and Sustainability Report