Essity has again been recognized with a place on CDP’s prestigious “A List” for its outstanding commitment to corporate transparency and its remarkable performance in forest preservation, according to the global environmental non-profit organization CDP.
The results of CDP’s Forests 2023 questionnaire reveal that Essity is among a select group of companies that earned an “A” rating, outperforming more than 21,000 companies evaluated.
The company has been praised for its significant efforts in preventing deforestation and promoting sustainable forestry practices, establishing itself as a benchmark in terms of ambitious goals, concrete actions and environmental transparency. Essity stands out for its participation in the Consumer Goods Forum and its Forest Positive Action Coalition, where it works in collaboration with other companies and organizations to systematically address deforestation and promote biodiversity.
Essity President and CEO Magnus Groth said, “Responsible fiber sourcing and forest management are fundamental to Essity to prevent deforestation. We are also innovating to use less wood fiber by investing in alternative fibers. In Mannheim, Germany, Essity has the world’s first production facility that uses wheat pulp on a large scale. scale to produce tissue. A revolutionary innovation that makes us less dependent on wood fiber and reduces our impact on the environment.”
CDP, known for having the world’s largest environmental database, has established its annual data collection and assessment process as the leading standard in ensuring transparency in the environmental activities of companies globally.