Becoming more eco-effective

Graeme Wild, Sappi's Group Head of Investor Relations and Sustainability, outlines how we're meeting the challenges of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) head-on.
With innovation and ingenuity, we are making our mills eco-effective—reducing carbon emissions and maximising material and resource use at every opportunity.
While the basics of papermaking process has changed very little over the centuries, woodfibre only became the main raw material for mass paper production in the mid-19th century. The key advantage of using woodfibre is that it is a natural renewable resource.
Rethinking energy and society
Climate change has resulted in shifting seasons and climbing temperatures, threatening to deprive us of the very things – air, water, food and a safe place to live – we depend on for survival.
A sweet success
The recyclability of products has become just as important to consumers as quality and price. At the same time, consumers are also insisting on food packaging that’s safe.
The Earth’s average temperature is already more than 1º C higher than the pre-industrial era, and the last five-year period was the warmest five years on record. Climate matters to our customers and consumers.
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With innovation and ingenuity, we are making our business and yours more eco-effective—reducing waste, emissions and maximising material and resource use at every opportunity. 
With innovation and ingenuity, we are making our mills eco-effective—reducing waste, emissions and maximising material and resource use at every opportunity. 
With innovation and ingenuity, we are making our mills eco-effective—reducing waste, emissions and maximising material and resource use at every opportunity.

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