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SCA  |  Hygiene Solutions 27 Creating Value for People and Nature Sustainability and economic success are often seen as mutually exclusive opposites. SCA is convinced that it doesn‘t have to be that way: Our goal is to create long-term value for both people and nature. SCA‘s business strategy is designed to harmonize sustainable engagement and economic thinking. In 2015, SCA was named industry leader in the In product development, Tork makes sustainability, household product sector by the Dow Jones Sustain- economic viability and user friendliness its goal. ability Index (DJSI). Following intensive testing of Well thought-out dispenser systems, such as the economic, ecological, social and performance para- Tork SmartOne® toilet paper dispenser, reduce pa- meters, the DJSI analysts particularly highlighted per consumption by up to 40 percent1 and reduce the company‘s environmental management system waste. This reduces expenditures and improves the as well as environmental and social reporting. SCA cost/benefit balance for the customer. With the help was also thrilled to receive the Top Employer award of ergonomically designed packaging, Tork products in 2016, given to the producer of hygiene and for- also optimize maintenance processes while simulta- estry products by the Top Employers Institute - at neously improving working conditions. Certificates that for the eleventh time. Tork itself is also socially engaged outside of the But high standards in health and safety for our fel- company for example by sponsoring the Ronald Mc- low human beings are equally anchored in SCA‘s Donald House Charities in Germany, Austria and the sustainability strategy. The company strives to im- Netherlands. Aside from material donations, the hy- prove hygiene awareness for all people around the giene company supports facilities through hygiene world and to create affordable hygiene solutions. training for children and care workers in order to Through SCA‘s procurement guidelines for wood fi- build greater awareness of hand hygiene. ber, Tork ensures that no wood is used in production As part of an international cooperation with Oxfam that came from controversial sources. SCA is the lar- Novib, Tork supports hand hygiene for schoolchild- gest user of recycled paper in Europe: Around 50 ren in South Sudan. The hygiene specialist has gi- percent of the wood fiber included in SCA products ven more than 14,000 school children access to bet- is derived from recycled material. 75 percent of Tork ter hand hygiene by building wash stations in 48 products bear seals awarded by independent envi- schools. ronmental organizations such as the “Blaue Engel” (”Blue Angel”) of the Federal Environmental Agen- cy, the “EU Ecolabel” or the “Nordic Ecolabel/Nordic European countries. The Standard Maxi Jumbo was compared with theStatistics from internal research, conducted with 7,729 users in1 Swan.” Tork SmartOne® Twin Mini. SCA Hygiene Products Sandhofer Straße 176 Phone +49 621 778 4700 torkmaster@sca.com AfH Sales GmbH 68305 Mannheim Fax +49 621 778 13 4700 www.tork.de


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