Mondi has again improved its ecological footprint in the three WWF reporting categories: Graphic Paper, Packaging and Pulp. For Graphic Paper, Mondi has achieved a result of 85.5% in 2017, up from 81.4% in 2015 and 74.9% in 2013. Mondi’s overall 2017 result for Graphic Paper is based on sub-category scores of 82% for sourcing, 76% for clean production, and 100% for transparency. In the category of Packaging, Mondi received an overall score of 85.6% in 2017, up from 83.8% in 2015 and 73.7% in 2013. Mondi’s sub-category scores for Packaging in 2017 were 88% for sourcing, 87% for clean production, and 82% for transparency. In the Pulp category, Mondi received an overall score of 70.4% in 2017, up from 69.4% in 2015 and 63.2% in 2013. The group’s sub-category scores for Pulp were as follows: 72% for sourcing, 73% for clean production, and 65% for transparency. Click Read More below for additional information.
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“We’ve been working hard for some time on integrating sustainability issues into all aspects of our business instead of viewing them as separate issues. This is one of many testaments that Holmen and our paperboard mills have a very strong sustainability profile,” said Elin Swedlund, sustainability manager at the Holmen Group.
Both Iggesund Mill and its sister facility in Workington were assigned Gold Standard, the highest rating. This means both paperboard mills are among the top one per cent of all companies assessed by EcoVadis, and among the top two per cent of paper industry companies assessed.
Over the past 10 years the Holmen Group has been included in indices of the world’s 100 most sustainable companies drawn up by both the UN Global Compact and the Corporate Knights. Holmen has also been named on several occasions by the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) as a leader in efforts to tackle climate change.
“Documenting our sustainability work has been important to us for some time, as has raising awareness of the environmental benefits of our products. Our sustainability work is vital for us, together with our customers, to create climate-smart products that benefit society,” said Johan Granås, sustainability communications manager at Iggesund Paperboard.