Do you prefer to receive important documents digitally or on paper? Either way, we believe you should be able to choose. Unfortunately, corporations don’t often give consumers a choice between digital and paper communications. The default is frequently digital, and consumers can find it difficult to revert to paper communications. To make matters more challenging, the choice to receive paper often comes at a cost. Keep Me Posted advocates for your right to choose how you receive information — printed or digitally. The campaign also asks companies to eliminate the extra fees associated with paper communications and to ask consumers for consent before replacing paper with digital documents. “We are a pro-citizens’-rights campaign. We are standing up for people who may be disadvantaged by their lack of choice on how to receive important communications, and for people who don’t agree to the switch to digital that is being imposed on them,” says Phil Riebel, president of Two Sides North America, the organization that developed and operates the North American campaign. “Our goal is to generate grassroots support to protect the consumer’s right to choose between paper, digital and any other available delivery method,” says Riebel. “We present independent research to quantify negative impacts and penalties for consumers who are denied paper communications, and we monitor service providers’ digital communication policies, both to educate consumers and to urge companies to do the right thing by giving consumers free and viable choices.” Click read more below for additional detail.
BillerudKorsnäs has been identified as a global leader for its actions and strategies in response to climate change and has been awarded a position on the Climate “A” List presented by CDP today.
BillerudKorsnäs is among 5% of the corporations participating in CDP’s climate change program to be awarded a position on the Climate “A” List. The purpose of the list is to recognize companies’ actions to mitigate climate change in the past reporting year. The list is requested by 822 investors representing more than a third of the world’s invested capital.
“2015 is an important year for our climate with the Paris conference COP21 as a milestone. In combating climate change all parts of society have to participate and we are extremely pleased that the dedicated efforts of BillerudKorsnäs now have been recognized by CDP. We have for many years been working hard on energy efficiency and on reducing our own greenhouse gas emissions. In addition to that we also see that our renewable packaging materials and solutions contribute by replacing fossil materials,” comments Henrik Essén, Senior Vice President Communication and Sustainability at BillerudKorsnäs.
BillerudKorsnäs is also recognized for transparency and awarded a position on the Nordic Climate Disclosure Leadership Index (CDLI). The reported data has been independently assessed against CDP’s scoring methodology and marked out of 100. Organizations graded within the top 10% in the region constitute the CDLI. BillerudKorsnäs has scored 99.