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Sappi North America's 2016 Sustainability Goals: Preserving our Planet

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At Sappi North America, we are committed to operating our businesses in a sustainable manner. Together with the 2020Vision, Sappi’s global growth strategy, we use our sustainability goals program to set targets, initiate improvement actions and monitor progress.

Achieve 60 Percent Total Certified Fiber Content¹

A Letter from Sappi Limited's Global CEO Steve Binnie

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The success of our drive to adapt our business to the global megatrends that are reshaping the world around us is evident in our performance over the past year.

How Partnerships Can Drive Sustainable Development in Organizations

Laura Thompson, PhD, Director of Sustainability and Policy Initiatives, Sappi North America
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Earlier this month, I had the opportunity to moderate a Facebook Live panel during the United States Business Council for Sustainable Development (USBCSD) Conference at Duke University.

New Product Category Rule Developed for Roundwood and Pulp/Paper

SCS and Environmental Paper Network Developed New PCR for Wood and Paper
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EMERYVILLE, Calif., Jan 26, 2017 /3BL Media/ – An innovative Product Category Rule (PCR) specifying rules for Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) focused on wood and paper has been developed by the North American Environmental Paper Network (EPN), an independent not-for-profit coalition with diverse expertise in forest and paper sustainability issues, and SCS Global Services (SCS), a leader in third-party environmental certification, auditing and standards development.

Kimberly-Clark’s “Certified” Sustainability Hero

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As one of the world’s largest buyers of market pulp, Kimberly-Clark knows that protecting our forests is critical to addressing climate change, conserving terrestrial biodiversity and ensuring a resilient, healthy supply chain.

To help achieve these significant goals, Kimberly-Clark celebrates the Crystal Tree Awards, the company’s highest internal recognition for leadership in driving social and environmental impacts that make our communities and workplaces better for future generations to come.

Sappi and Its Communities – How We Get Involved

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We take great pride in the local footprint we have created in the communities in which we operate. Sappi’s history within North America dates back to the 1850s, and it’s no surprise our civic involvement has also been active from the very beginning. Strong collaboration between Sappi and local institutions, organizations and partners reflects Sappi’s commitment to support the community. In turn, the community is able to fulfill more needs in areas such as research and education, creating a positive cycle of mutual benefits.

Sappi’s Key Performance Indicators: Reducing Energy Consumption

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After achieving significant reductions in greenhouse gas emissions by 2013, we shifted the focus of our improvement work to energy intensity, or the total energy consumed to create a set unit of product. Analysis of our energy use employs a calculation method also used by the Department of Energy and the AF&PA. In this method, energy consumption from purchased electricity is calculated in terms of fuel inputs to account for different fuel efficiencies during power generation and efficiency losses in power transmission.

How Sappi Assesses Its Success

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Our pulp and paper products are derived from renewable resources, made with high levels of renewable energy, and are designed to be re-used or recycled. While it is difficult to imagine a more sustainable industry than forest products, not all paper companies perform equally when it comes to operating safely and sustainably. We track our progress annually, and the following pages provide readers an updated view of our performance in important areas of environmental and social responsibility.

How We Bring Quality and Peace of Mind to All Customers

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Sharing our sustainability performance with our customers is an integral element of our brand promise. Buyers want to know that they are working with reputable suppliers, eliminating risk from their supply chain. In addition to quality products and services, we are delivering peace of mind to pulp and paper buyers. The Sustainability Customer Council has been a longstanding branch of our sustainability governance. We have relied on the candid feedback of our Council to help us develop our goals, identify emerging issues and shape our communication platform.

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