Sustainability

Diversity and inclusion group
We’re unlocking the power of trees to make every day more sustainable.
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Sappi launched its #EmpowerHer netball programme in its neighbouring communities to coincide with Women’s Month in South Africa this year.
At Sappi, we’re on a journey to build a thriving world by unlocking the power of renewable resources to benefit people, communities and the planet. It’s a journey that’s about far more than our products. It’s also about our people and creating a workplace that’s genuinely diverse, equitable and inclusive.
Sustainability is at the very core of our global business. This report covers the highlights from Europe during 23/24
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Launch of the Sappi Chair in Climate Change and Plantation Sustainability at Wits University.
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22 April 2023 – Today, Sappi joins the world in celebrating Mother Earth Day and in reflecting on our investment in nature.
Inspiring young people to explore careers in the pulp and paper industry with Sappi is essential to achieve our sustainability goals. Our mills in Europe are leading the way with outreach to schools and a rewarding apprenticeship programme. 
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Sappi believes that the future of our planet relies on a well-educated and environmentally conscious society to be wise stewards of the environment that sustains us all.
Our teams are passionate about harvesting the power in and beyond trees for decarbonisation and CoCreating solutions with partners who share our ambition. Papierholz Austria is one of those partners.
Kirkniemi Mill in Finland took a big leap forward in 2022 on the journey to decarbonisation by installing the equipment required to receive, store and handle biomass to power its multi-fuel boiler. During 2023 the mill should be able to finally exit coal and instead become powered by renewable bioenergy. 

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