SCA in brief

Personal Care

SCA is a global leader in personal care. The company develops, produces, markets and sells incontinence products, baby diapers and feminine care products. Within these product segments, SCA also offers such products as wet wipes, soap, lotion, baby oil and cotton pads. The products are sold under SCA’s global and regional brands, such as Libero, Libresse, Nosotras, Saba and TENA, as well as under retailers’ brands. Distribution channels for the products are the retail trade, online sales, pharmacies and care institutions.

Mother with baby (photo)
Man and infant at a washing basin (photo)
Personal Care brands (logos)


of SCA’s net sales for 2016


SCA is a global leader in tissue. The company develops, produces, markets and sells consumer tissue and Away-from- Home (AfH) . The consumer tissue product portfolio comprises toilet paper, household towels, handkerchiefs, facial tissues, wet wipes and napkins. In the consumer tissue segment, products are sold to retailers under SCA’s own brands, such as Lotus, Regio, Tempo and Zewa, as well as under retailers’ brands. In the AfH tissue segment, SCA develops and markets complete hygiene solutions, including toilet paper, paper towels, napkins, hand soap, hand lotion, hand sanitizers, dispensers, cleaning and wiping products, sensor technology, service and maintenance for institutions and companies, under the globally leading brand Tork. Distribution channels for the products are the retail trade, online sales and distributors.

Man with a water bottle (photo)
People resting (photo)
Tissue brands (logos)


of SCA’s net sales for 2016

Forest Products

SCA is Europe’s largest private forest owner, with 2.6 million hectares of environmentally certified forest land, and produces forest products with a strong environmental profile. SCA’s forest asset is a unique growing resource that represents the core of the business area’s operations and enables the supply of wood raw materials and energy at a competitive cost to the company’s forest products operations. The company has a well-integrated value chain with production facilities close to its forest holdings. SCA develops, produces, markets and sells , pulp, , publication papers, pellets and other as well as district heating and green electricity.

Forest plant (photo)


of SCA’s net sales for 2016

SCA products (photo)


SCA’s initiatives and results have gained recognition – SCA is included in a number of sustainability indexes and has received several prestigious awards.

Awards and membership (photo)

About the report

SCA’s annual Sustainability Report outlines the Group’s sustainability efforts during the 2016 calendar year from an environmental, social and economic perspective. The report has been prepared in accordance with the G4 Guidelines of the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI), Core option, and is also SCA’s Communication on Progress to the . The report has been reviewed in its entirety by EY. For further information regarding the Sustainability Report and its reporting principles, see chapter About the report.

Creped soft paper which is the basis for hygiene products such as napkins, toilet paper and towels, and toweling products for institutions, hotels, etc.
Solid-wood products
Wood sawn into various dimensions and sizes for furniture, joinery and construction uses.
Packaging paper primarily made of fresh wood.
Renewable fuel from wood and process residues.
UN Global Compact
A strategic platform for sustainable business. Today, Global Compact is the world’s largest voluntary initiative with more than 12,000 signatories from 145 countries who have committed to work according to the Global Compact’s ten principles concerning human rights, labor, the environment and anti-corruption.