External management certification – audited by external auditors – ensure that our environmental, safety and quality performance is monitored and that our operations comply with global best practice.
Our certifications include:
ISO 9001 - Standards for quality management systems of the International Organisation for Standardisation (ISO).
ISO 14001 - Standards for environmental management systems of the International Organisation for Standardisation (ISO).
OHSAS 18001 - An international occupational health and safety management system specification.
Forest certification gives consumers the assurance that products have been grown on well-managed plantations and legally harvested in accordance with sound environmental practices. Sappi has achieved certification by the internationally recognised certification programme of the:
FSC® - The Forest Stewardship Council® is a global, not-for-profit organisation dedicated to the worldwide promotion of responsible forest management.
EMPOWERDEX - Assists businesses in acquiring clients and investors and guiding them in best-practice strategies, including compliance with BBBEE through the promotion of programmes designed to withstand regulatory changes.