SCA publishes Annual Report and Sustainability Report

  SCA publishes Annual Report and Sustainability Report

Business Wire

STOCKHOLM -- March 19, 2014

Regulatory News:

From today, SCA’s (STO:SCAA)(STO:SCAB) Annual Report and Sustainability
Report for 2013 are available at

In the Annual Report, President and CEO of SCA Jan Johansson had the following

“In 2013, we strengthened our position as a leading global hygiene and forest
products company and displayed a strong performance in terms of our strategic
priorities: growth, innovation and efficiency. We became the majority
shareholder in the Chinese tissue company Vinda during the year. Our extensive
efficiency programs delivered according to plan and we can reflect back on a
year of favorable sales growth and improved profitability.”

He continued:

“Innovation and sustainability drive SCA’s business and, during the year, SCA
launched some 30 innovations. One example is TENA Identifi, a system that
makes it possible to analyze and customize incontinence solutions for nursing
homes at an individual level. Innovation and sustainability are tightly
interlinked insofar as they function as each other’s drivers,” says Jan

NB: SCA discloses the information provided herein pursuant to the Securities
Markets Act. Submitted for publication on March 19, 2014, at 17.45 CET.

SCA is a leading global hygiene and forest products company. The Group
develops and produces sustainable personal care, tissue and forest products.
Sales are conducted in about 100 countries under many strong brands, including
the leading global brands TENA and Tork, and regional brands, such as Libero,
Libresse, Lotus, Nosotras, Saba, Tempo and Vinda. As Europe’s largest private
forest owner, SCA places considerable emphasis on sustainable forest
management. The Group has about 44,000 employees. Sales in 2013 amounted to
approximately SEK 93bn (EUR 10.7bn). SCA was founded in 1929, has its
headquarters in Stockholm, Sweden, and is listed on NASDAQ OMX Stockholm. For
more information, visit

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Johan Karlsson
VP Investor Relations
46 8 788 51 30
Boo Ehlin
VP Media Relations
46 8 788 51 36
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