Essity Joins United Nations Foundation's Campaign To Tackle Gender Inequality

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Hygiene and health company Essity extends its partnership with United Nations Foundation by joining the organization’s campaign #EqualEverywhere to accelerate progress towards gender equality.

Tomorrow is Global Handwashing Day 2022!

Join us to Unite for Universal Hand Hygiene!
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During the COVID-19 pandemic it became obvious to the world that proper hand hygiene can help save lives for people everywhere. Unfortunately, there are still millions of people in many parts of the world that do not even have access to proper hand hygiene facilities. We aim to create awareness around this, and how important proper hand hygiene is throughout your day, no matter where you are or who you are.

Join us October 15th for Global Handwashing Day 2022 to Unite for Universal Hand Hygiene!


October 15th is Global Handwashing Day!
Essity, maker of the Tork Professional Hygiene brand, joined the Global Handwashing Partnership (GHP) in 2017, and evolved into a strategic partner in 2020. GHP is co-led by WHO and UNICEF.

New Hygiene and Health Survey by Essity Identifies the Largest Threats to the Future of Well-Being

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Poor hygiene standards in public spaces, overall worry for global health threats, knowledge gaps and taboos in discussions around health and hygiene - these are just some of the barriers to well-being identified in the Global Hygiene and Health Survey 2022 conducted by global hygiene and health company Essity. The findings are based on responses from more than 15,000 people world-wide with the aim to find healthier solutions for future generations.

Essity: How a Holistic Approach to Sustainability Is Driving a Healthier World

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Essity is part of news agency Reuters VISION 2045 campaign, celebrating the United Nations (UN) turning 100-year in 2045. A groundbreaking documentary series from companies around the world is released this year.

Grow Your Lunch Business With Take Back the Lunch Break


Despite 91% of people surveyed working just as much, if not more, during the COVID-19 pandemic, a majority of workers are still skipping their lunch break. A recent survey by Tork shows taking a lunch break, particularly with takeout, has positive effects on employee happiness, engagement, and productivity – and helps support local restaurants.

Essity and UNICEF in Mexico Extend Successful Hygiene Partnership


Hygiene and health company Essity and UNICEF in Mexico have signed a new three-year agreement to jointly educate and drive awareness of the importance of good hand hygiene and to break taboos around menstruation. The project, “Hygiene is our right”, highlights the rights of children and young people in relation to health, education and gender equality.

Tork Heavy-Duty Cleaning Cloth, 99% Biobased, Receives Two Amsterdam Innovation Awards 2022

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May 11, 2022 /3BL Media/ - The innovative and sustainable cleaning cloth for multipurpose usage which helps to lower environment impact in industry and foodservice environments while improving efficiency, is this year’s overall and category winner of the Amsterdam Innovation Award.

Essity's Journey to Net Zero: Zero Production Waste


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Essity works actively to turn production waste into a valuable resource with the target to reach zero production waste by 2030.


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