SCA is a leading global hygiene and forest products company that 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 Lotus, Libresse, Tempo and Libero. As Europe’s largest private forest owner, SCA places considerable emphasis on sustainable forest management.
“We will make a difference by providing essentials for everyday life”
To sustainably develop, produce, market and sell increasingly value-added products and services within hygiene and forest products markets for customers and consumers.
Satisfying needs through understanding of customers and consumers, knowledge of local and regional market conditions and superior go-to-market approaches, combined with global experience, strong brands, efficient production and innovation.
SCA’s core values are based in the company's history, and the Group has been built around the core values. They define the way to do business and the way to behave. The core values inspire and challenge SCA's employees in their efforts to create a successful company – financially, socially and environmentally.
To be respectful is to be open and honest, and to behave with integrity. To be respectful we must consider how our actions will affect others, inside and outside our company, now and in the future. Respect fosters cooperation and makes it easier for us to achieve our common goals.
Our pursuit of excellence leads us to new levels of professionalism. To be excellent, we must challenge ourselves to exceed the expectations of our customers, shareholders, and colleagues by striving to surpass our targets and improve our results.
SCA works to empower every individual at every level of our organization - and empowerment demands responsibility. To be responsible we must be reliable, but also creative, confident and ready to accept challenges. We must always perform our daily tasks carefully and thoroughly, with our customers' and company's best interests in mind.
SCA is in the business of creating value for people and nature – value that benefits our customers and consumers, employees and shareholders, as well as the environment and the communities we serve.
Ambitions for the future
In 2012, SCA presented a number of ambitions for nature and people. These ambitions are visionary and future oriented and indicate the direction in which we want to move.
We deliver sustainable solutions with added value for our customers based on safe, resource-efficient and environmentally sound sourcing, production and development.
We combat climate change and minimise our impact on the environment through a combination of new innovations and technologies, efficiency gains, consumer initiatives and carbon sequestering in our forests.
We care for the forests with all of their biodiversity and we are committed to managing and utilising them responsibly. We aim to maximise the benefits our forests have on our ecosystem, climate, customers and society.
We build our position as one of the most trusted companies in the world, delivering sustainable growth and value for our stakeholders.
We improve hygiene standards worldwide with our hygiene solutions. For the millions of existing users of our products and services, and for the billions of people in emerging markets, we develop innovative solutions that make it easier to live healthy, sustainable lives.
We support women’s empowerment and their freedom to participate fully in society – socially, educationally and professionally – across the world by giving them access to and education about hygiene solutions.
SCA develops and produces sustainable personal care, tissue and forest products.
SCA is a global leader in personal care and has a portfolio of incontinence products, baby diapers and feminine care products. Within these product categories, SCA also offers such products as wet wipes, soap, baby oil, lotion and cotton pads.
SCA is a global leading consumer tissue and Away-from-home (AfH) tissue company. The consumer tissue product portfolio comprises of toilet paper, kitchen rolls, facial tissues, handkerchiefs and napkins.
SCA is Europe's largest private forest owner and one of the region's most profitable producers of forest products with a strong environmental profile. SCA offers publication papers, kraftliner (packaging paper), pulp, solid-wood products and renewable energy.
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SCA depends on motivated, competent and high-performing employees who have personal drive and who dare to be innovative and have a new way of thinking. SCA therefore encourages everyone to think outside the box, which creates an innovative work environment. SCA's corporate culture is very conducive to innovation and we motivate employees by giving responsibility and expecting accountability, by involving and empowering our people as well as giving and taking continuous feedback.
Did you know that the most effective way to develop your capabilities is through on-the-job experiences, learning through others and formal training?
Learning and development play a critical role in building our organizational capabilities. The most effective way of reaching developmental goals is most often created when a development goal is addressed by a combination of learning through experience, theory and others.
At SCA, we want everyone to understand how they contribute to our company’s result, therefore, performance management is essential for us. As an employee at SCA you will meet your manager at least twice per year to set your personal objectives and agree on what your short- and long term development plan should look like. You are responsible for your own development and we want you to reach your full potential.
It´s about creating the best possible match between employee´s performance and aspirations and the strategic goals of the organization.
At SCA, training and development of employees is assigned high priority. There are number of centrally and locally run development programmes available for various employee categories throughout the organization, as well as opportunities for employees to attend specialized courses as the need arises.
Examples of training programmes in SCA
Target group Level 3 and 4 managers.
Global leadership programme that is geared toward mid-level managers who have a number of years´ experience.
First Line Manager Programme
Target group is First Line Managers.
Are you a student and curious about SCA?
A perfect opportunity to find out the answers to these questions is to do your final thesis or to take an internship at SCA. These opportunities you can find in the majority of the 60 countries where SCA has its operations. You are given an opportunity to familiarize yourself with SCA and to prove your skills - before you decide!
At SCA, we encourage all employees to assume responsibility, to get involved and to give and take feedback, but above all these things we want you to dare to think new!
Interested in a rewarding life inspiring career in Product Supply or Sales & Marketing? Want to make a difference everyday? SCA´s GO! Program provides graduates with the development framework to become world-class leaders in the field.
Are you thinking about getting a PhD or conducting research at one of SCA´s Resource and Development centers? Would you like to be involved in developing our products?
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