Essity publishes its Annual and Sustainability Report for 2017

Essity, a leading global hygiene and health company, has today published its Annual and Sustainability Report for 2017, available on www.essity.com. On the company website you will also find a video featuring President and CEO Magnus Groth presenting 2017 in brief.

“The listing of Essity on Nasdaq Stockholm on June 15, 2017, resulting from the split of SCA, has shown the value of two strong listed companies. Through the split and the acquisition of the leading medical solutions company BSN medical, we created Essity, a leading global hygiene and health company. In 2017, we increased our net sales and improved profitability,” says Magnus Groth, President and CEO of Essity. 

The printed version of the Annual and Sustainability Report 2017 will be distributed to shareholders, who has so requested, starting the week of March 26, 2018.

Future reports

In 2018, interim reports will be published on April 27, July 19 and October 29.

NB: This information is information that Essity is obliged to make public pursuant to the Securities Markets Act. The information was submitted for publication, through the agency of the contact person set out below, on March 20, 2018, at 8:00 CET. 

Karl Stoltz, Media Relations Manager, +46 8 788 51 55 

For further information, please contact:

Karl Stoltz, Media Relations Manager, +46 8 788 51 55, karl.stoltz@essity.com
Johan Karlsson, Vice President Investor Relations, +46 8 788 51 30, johan.ir.karlsson@essity.com

Essity is a leading global hygiene and health company dedicated to improving well-being through our products and solutions, essentials for everyday life. The name Essity stems from the words essentials and necessities. Our sustainable business model creates value for people and nature. Sales are conducted in approximately 150 countries under the leading global brands TENA and Tork, and other strong brands, such as Jobst, Leukoplast, Libero, Libresse, Lotus, Nosotras, Saba, Tempo, Vinda and Zewa. Essity has about 48,000 employees and net sales in 2017 amounted to approximately SEK 109bn (EUR 11.3bn). The headquarters is located in Stockholm, Sweden, and the company is listed on Nasdaq Stockholm. More information at www.essity.com.

About Us

Essity is a leading global hygiene and health company dedicated to improving well-being through our products and solutions, essentials for everyday life. The name Essity stems from the words essentials and necessities. Our sustainable business model creates value for people and nature. Sales are conducted in approximately 150 countries under the leading global brands TENA and Tork, and other strong brands, such as Jobst, Leukoplast, Libero, Libresse, Lotus, Nosotras, Saba, Tempo, Vinda and Zewa. Essity has about 48,000 employees and net sales in 2017 amounted to approximately SEK 109bn (EUR 11.3bn). The headquarters is located in Stockholm, Sweden, and the company is listed on Nasdaq Stockholm. More information at www.essity.com.