Essity industry leader in Dow Jones Sustainability Indices

Leading global hygiene and forest products company Essity has been included in the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices, one of the world’s most prestigious sustainability rankings. Essity has qualified for inclusion in both the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index and the Dow Jones Sustainability Europe Index, and has been named industry leader in the Household Products sector.

Essity was awarded particularly high scores in the areas of branding, innovation, environmental management system and environmental and social reporting.

“We are proud that Essity has been internationally recognized for its efforts to promote long-term sustainable development. Our sustainability program is well integrated in our business and represents an important building block in Essity’s strategy for profitable growth, brand building and value creation,” says Magnus Groth, President and CEO of Essity.

Companies that are included in the DJSI are assessed according to economic, environmental and social performance parameters. Launched in 1999, the DJSI World is the first global index to track the leading sustainability.
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