For the fifth year, Women’s Choice Award® recognizes International Paper with Best Companies to Work for Women, Diversity and Millenials
Submitted by International Paper Company
Memphis, Tenn., March 7, 2022 /CSRwire/ – International Paper was recognized as a 2022 Best Companies to Work in three categories: Women, Diversity and Millennials. This award represents the fifth consecutive year the company, a leading global supplier of renewable fiber-based products, has been recognized by the Women’s Choice Award®.
“Women at International Paper provide vital perspectives and experiences,” said Fred Towler, Chief Diversity Officer and Vice President, Human Resources, Talent Management and Global Mobility. “Their contributions create significant value. The Women’s Choice Award recognizes our continuous efforts to create a diverse, inclusive and equitable workplace for our team members today and for generations to come.”
The Women’s Choice Award for Best Companies to Work is the only award that reflects the needs and preferences of women based on publicly available data. Data was compiled from a variety of publicly available sources and then weighed accordingly for each of the three categories. Criteria to earn a place on the Women’s Choice Award Best Companies to Work list include:
The full Best Companies to Work methodology can be found here.
“Our Vision 2030 goals include a commitment to improve the lives of 100 million people in our communities, to have women represent 30% of our total workforce – with 50% women in salaried positions, and regional diversity plans that include 30% minority representation in U.S. salaried positions,” said Towler. “This award acknowledges our commitment to achieving our 2030 goals and to building a better future for people and the planet.” Read more about how diversity and inclusion is represented in the company’s Vision 2030.
“Validation has never been more important than now and we take great pride in offering an objective and uniform reporting process so women can choose where to work with greater confidence. We recognize that gender and diversity discrepancies are very real in the workplace and knowing we can help her to choose an organization that supports her values is core to our mission” said Delia Passi, CEO and Founder of the Women’s Choice Award. “It’s an honor to recognize International Paper as a Best Company to Work and their investment in improving diversity, representation, and inclusion in their workforce and their commitment to hire and retain top talent and thereby boosting their competitiveness.”
For more information, visit https://womenschoiceaward.com/best-companies.
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. Learn more about our commitment to building a better future at https://www.internationalpaper.com/vision-2030.
ABOUT THE WOMEN’S CHOICE AWARD®
The Women’s Choice Award identifies the brands, products and services that are most recommended and trusted by women. Additionally, they recognize the best companies to work for, based on a survey of women indicating what’s most important when searching for a job. As the leading advocate for female consumers, WomenCertified Inc., home of the Women’s Choice Award, created the first national award based on the ratings and preferences of women. Consumers can visit the official website at www.WomensChoiceAward.com to learn more.
About International Paper
International Paper (NYSE: IP) is a global producer of planet-friendly packaging, pulp and other fiber-based products, and one of North America’s largest recyclers. Headquartered in Memphis, Tenn., we employ approximately 39,000 colleagues globally who are committed to creating what’s next. We serve customers worldwide, with manufacturing operations in North America, Latin America, North Africa and Europe. Net sales for 2022 were $21.2 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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