Southern Africa

A mammoth expansion and environmental upgrade project at the Sappi Saiccor Mill was officially opened by the President of South Africa, His Excellency Mr Cyril Ramaphosa, today in Umkomaas, KwaZulu-Natal.
The Deputy Minister of Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment, Ms Makhotso Sotyu, was hosted by Sappi in Mpumalanga at its Ngodwana Nursery, as part of the official launch of the National Arbor Month campaign on Wednesday, 01 September 2022.
We’re taking a leaf out of Mother Nature’s book and ‘bee-friending’ our local allies through partnerships with various beekeeping businesses.
Sappi’s International Revolving Credit Facility (RCF) of EUR 515 million benefits from the group’s newly developed Sustainable Financing Framework.
Commenting on the group’s results, Sappi Chief Executive Officer Steve Binnie said: “I am very proud of another quarter of record earnings against a backdrop of significant geopolitical turmoil, supply chain headwinds and extraordinary global inflationary pressures.”
Sappi is pleased to announce that the science-based carbon emission reduction target of 41.5% per ton of product has been approved by the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi).
Sappi employees throughout the country eagerly await International Nelson Mandela Day every year to honour the late Tata Madiba’s legacy by donating their time to various volunteer initiatives.
A local businesswoman in KwaDukuza received a welcome boost to her business on Friday 15 July 2022, when she took delivery of a brand-new bulldozer and front-end loader at the Sappi Stanger Mill in KwaZulu-Natal.
Sappi is delighted to reintroduce its very popular Sappi Abashintshi Holiday Programme taking place during the first two weeks of the South African July holidays in selected communities in KwaZulu-Natal (KZN) and Mpumalanga.
Sappi is pleased to announce that all three of its manufacturing regions – Europe, North America and Southern Africa – have once again achieved the highest possible rating, Platinum, in the annual EcoVadis Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) ratings.