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U.S. Employees Returning to the Office Are 'Greener' Than When They Left at the Start of the Pandemic, Essity Survey Finds

Amid a heightened war for talent, employees say they want employers to make eco-friendly practices a priority
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U.S. employees have high expectations for green office spaces and expect more eco-friendly practices from their employers, according to new research released today by global hygiene and health company, Essity. The company recently conducted a survey of employees who have returned to the office at least part-time and found that the vast majority of employees (75%) say they want a more environmentally friendly office.* 

Essity Annual and Sustainability Report: Attractive and Engaging Employer

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Essity’s employees work every day all over the world to improve well-being. We break taboos and contribute to solutions that are good for the individual and for the planet. Our ambition is to create attractive, inclusive and sustainable workplaces where our employees are motivated, engaged and deliver results.

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Essity’s employees work every day all over the world to improve well-being. We break taboos and contribute to solutions that are good for the individual and for the planet. Our ambition is to create attractive, inclusive and sustainable workplaces where our employees are motivated, engaged and deliver results.

Essity's Journey to Net Zero: Zero Production Waste

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Zero production waste

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

Essity's Journey to Net Zero: Resource Efficiency

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Resource efficiency

The global consumption of resources contributes to a growing scarcity of materials and an increase in emissions. At Essity, we have longstanding experience of working with resource efficiency.

Small streams make great rivers. By nurturing a culture of resource efficiency, we have successfully cut emissions from energy use by 15% between 2016 and 2021. When working toward 2050, we must leave no stone unturned and engage all employees on our journey to net zero.

Essity Annual and Sustainability Report: Recycling and Less Plastic Use

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To reduce waste arising from Essity’s production and after use, we are developing products and packaging containing less fossil-based plastic and more circular solutions.

Production waste

Essity Annual and Sustainability Report: Biodiversity and Ecosystems

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Essity respects biodiversity and ecosystems by promoting sustainable forestry operations, reducing greenhouse gas emissions and plastic waste, and improving water use and water quality. As part of a major analysis of our impact on biodiversity, biodiversity was integrated into Essity’s overall risk management in 2021.

Reduced material use and alternative materials

Essity Annual and Sustainability Report: Reduced Environmental Impact

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Essity is acting to reduce its environmental impact across the value chain from the perspective of, for example, the climate, biodiversity and ecosystems, and also to increase recycling and reduce plastic waste.

Climate impact

Essity Annual and Sustainability Report: Improved Well-Being

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Hygiene and health are fundamental to people’s well-being in all phases of life, in all parts of the world. We increase access to hygiene and health solutions, develop products and services that enhance quality of life, use our expertise to drive dialogue, educate and contribute to a more inclusive society.

Hygiene and health

Essity Annual and Sustainability Report: Climate-Related Risks and Opportunities

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Climate change affects Essity and the company continuously maps the risks and opportunities this entails by means of, for example, scenario analyses. The purpose of this is to identify, manage and minimize the risks and to take action. Strengths and opportunities identified are further developed within the scope of the Group’s sustainability work.

Strategy and governance

Essity Releases Green Response Report 2021 to COVID-19

Insights on how Covid changed the way we live and act
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At Essity we continuously conduct research among the general public to understand behaviors and attitudes related to hygiene and health, and how that impacts the world around us. Our Green Response report seeks to understand if the lifestyle changes demanded by the global pandemic have impacted the way in which international communities feel and behave towards the environment. What is the link between COVID-19 and the environment?

Covid forcing the whole world to pause...

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