Submitted by International Paper Company
International Paper (NYSE: IP) has released its 2019 Global Citizenship Report. The company, one of the leading producers of renewable, fiber-based packaging, pulp and paper, shares the progress it made in 2019 against its 2020 goals and outlines its approach to sustainability across its value chain.
Some notable 2019 achievements include:
The report also introduces the company’s Vision 2030 goals, which reflect its commitment to build a better future for people, the planet and the company.
“2019 was a pivotal year for us, as we finalized our next generation of goals and focused our attention on outlining a sustainable path to 2030,” said International Paper Chairman and CEO, Mark Sutton, in the report. “It was important to us that our goals were focused, ambitious and moved the needle on both environmental and social challenges. We aimed for goals that establish us as an industry leader in sustainability and push us to drive significant progress in the circular economy.”
“As a global leader in the forest products industry, International Paper strives to be a leader in environmental stewardship and to strengthen our people and communities. Our customers, investors and employees depend on it,” said International Paper Chief Sustainability Officer, Sophie Beckham.
The International Paper 2019 Global Citizenship Report was prepared in accordance with the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) Standards: Core option.
You can download this and other reports at InternationalPaper.com/Reports.
About International Paper
International Paper (NYSE: IP) is a leading global producer of renewable fiber-based packaging, pulp and paper products with manufacturing operations in North America, Latin America, Europe, North Africa and Russia. We produce corrugated packaging products that protect and promote goods and enable worldwide commerce; pulp for diapers, tissue, and other personal hygiene products that promote health and wellness; and papers that facilitate education and communication. We are headquartered in Memphis, Tenn., employ more than 50,000 colleagues and serve more than 25,000 customers in 150 countries. Net sales for 2019 were $22 billion. For more information about International Paper, our products and global citizenship efforts, please visit internationalpaper.com. See how we’re building a better future for people, the planet and our company at internationalpaper.com/Vision-2030.
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About International Paper
International Paper (NYSE: IP) is a leading global supplier of renewable fiber-based products. We produce corrugated packaging products that protect and promote goods, and enable worldwide commerce, and pulp for diapers, tissue and other personal care products that promote health and wellness. Headquartered in Memphis, Tenn., we employ approximately 38,000 colleagues globally. We serve customers worldwide, with manufacturing operations in North America, Latin America, North Africa and Europe. Net sales for 2021 were $19.4 billion. Additional information can be found by visiting InternationalPaper.com.
About International Paper - EMEA
In Europe, Middle East & Africa (EMEA), International Paper focuses on the production and marketing of fiber-based packaging and pulp, employing approximately 4,200 people. As a leading supplier of high-quality corrugated containers for a multitude of applications, we serve customers throughout the region from our network of two recycled containerboard mills and 23 box plants in France, Italy, Morocco, Portugal and Spain. Pulp production is centered in Gdansk, Poland. Other products available from International Paper in the region include Kraft linerboard and recycled containerboard, as well as pulp.
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