KapStone Paper and Packaging Corporation (NYSE: KS) recently released its 2014 sustainability report, which continues to demonstrate the company's progress towards meeting its 2020 sustainability goals. The goals were developed based on the company's commitment to social responsibility and extend well beyond applicable laws and regulations mandated by federal, state and local government entities. The report conforms to a voluntary standard defined by the Global Reporting Initiative's G4 guidelines, reporting at a core level, and compares the company's performance to the 2010 year as the baseline. Also included in KapStone's report is a materiality assessment review, which engaged stakeholders to evaluate perception of corporate social responsibility and sustainability.
Verso Corporation has joined Two Sides North America, the non-profit organization that promotes and encourages the responsible production, use and sustainability of print and paper.
“Verso Corporation is a major U.S. producer of printing and graphic paper and it’s great to have them as a key member of Two Sides,” stated Two Sides North America President Phil Riebel. “We welcome Aaron Haas, Vice President, Marketing Services and eCommerce, as a member of our Sustainability & Marketing Committee and we look forward to working with Verso to continue growing our network and promoting the sustainability of paper-based communications.”
“Verso values the work that Two Sides North America has done and continues to do to promote sustainable practices in the paper products industry, and we are very pleased to join the organization,” stated Mike Weinhold, Senior Vice President, Sales, Marketing and Product Development, Verso Corporation.