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  • To further increase the efficiency of the Professional Hygiene business, Essity is closing its converting facility in Bellemont, Arizona, United States.

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

  • Asaleo Care Ltd, a hygiene company listed on the Australian Securities Exchange, published its 2018 half-year report on August 21, 2018. Essity owns about 36% of Asaleo Care, with the holding recognized as an associate.

  • To further strengthen competitiveness and increase efficiency, Essity is restructuring its Consumer Tissue production in France.

  • The press conference held in connection with the publication of Essity’s interim report for the second quarter of 2018 will also be available via webcast and it is possible to join by phone.

  • According to Essity’s articles of association, owners of Class A shares have the right to have such shares converted to Class B shares. Conversion reduces the total number of votes in the company. When such a conversion has occurred, the company is obligated by law to disclose any such changes in this manner.

  • Today, Essity and United Nation’s entity Water Supply and Sanitation Collaborative Council (WSSCC) launch the sixth edition of the Hygiene and Health Report. Hygiene and health are critical catalysts for solving several global societal issues stated in the UN Sustainable Development Goals. With this report, Essity and WSSCC address opportunities and challenges throughout the human life cycle, highlighting new research, best practices and possible solutions. It shows the societal implications of prioritizing hygiene and health in decision making, whether by a policy maker, a care professional or an individual.  

  • Today’s Annual General Meeting of Essity was held at Stockholm Waterfront Congress Center in Stockholm, Sweden.