Certifications for Sappi group

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

ISO 9001 - Standards for quality management systems of the International Organisation for Standardisation (ISO).

ISO 14001

ISO 14001 - Standards for environmental management systems of the International Organisation for Standardisation (ISO).

ISO 22000

ISO 22000 - Standards for food safety management systems of the International Organisation for Standardisation (ISO).

ISO 50001

ISO 50001 - Standards for energy management systems of the International Organisation for Standardisation (ISO).

OHSAS 18001

OHSAS 18001 - An international occupational health and safety management system specification.

EMAS

EMAS - The European Eco-Management and Audit Scheme is a management instrument used to evaluate, report, and improve environmental performance.

Forest certtificat

Forest certification gives consumers the assurance that products have been legally harvested in accordance with sound environmental practices and that social aspects such as indigenous people’s rights have been taken into consideration. Sappi has achieved certification by the three most internationally recognised forest products certification programmes:

FSC

FSC® - The Forest Stewardship Council® is a global, not-for-profit organisation dedicated to the worldwide promotion of responsible forest management.

PEFC

PEFC™ - The Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification is the world’s largest forest certification system, focused on promoting sustainable forest management.

SFI

SFI® - The Sustainable Forestry Initiative programme® is a comprehensive system of objectives and performance measures that integrate sustained tree growing and harvesting and the protection of plants and animals.

BBBEE

Broad-based black economic empowerment (BBBEE)

EMPOWERDEX

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.


​Certifications for Sappi group