Sustainability Policies

Sappi's social and environmental policies articulate our strategic commitment to promoting sustainable development in all of our activities.

We are deeply committed to transparency and, in addition to the policies below we participate in numerous disclosure mechanisms to share our progress incluing: annual sustainability reports, the United Nations Global Compact and the Carbon Disclosure Project.

Sappi Europe is a founding member of Paper Profiles.

Our Product Carbon Footprint calculation is based on the CEPIPRINT and the CEPIFINE's user guide to the carbon footprint of graphic paper V1.09.2009.

Sappi Europe is a member of various industry and business associations:

  • Confederation of European Paper Industries (CEPI)
  • Eurograph
  • The Alliance of Energy-Intensive industries
  • European Joint Undertaking on Biobased Industries