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Making People Central to a Sustainability Strategy

Sappi puts its people front and center to achieve goals
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At Sappi North America (SNA), we keep sustainability at the forefront of our operations. Together with the 2020Vision— Sappi’s global growth strategy—we use our sustainability goals program to set targets, initiate improvement actions, and monitor our commitment to progress. Our goals are reflective of the desires of our employees, customers, and investors.

Contribute to 15 percent group EBITDA margin target

Sappi's Commitment to Reducing Global Environmental Footprint

Company close to reaching goals set in 2020Vision
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At Sappi North America (SNA), we keep sustainability at the forefront of our operations. Together with the 2020Vision— Sappi’s global growth strategy—we use our sustainability goals program to set targets, initiate improvement actions, and monitor our commitment to progress. Our goals are reflective of the desires of our employees, customers, and investors.

Lower total energy consumed

Sappi Limited's CEO Steve Binnie Reflects on North America's Year of Renewal

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I would like to congratulate the Sappi North America (SNA) team on another successful year, truly embodying this year’s theme of renewal. The business underwent a significant change with the conversion of Paper Machine 1 (PM1) at the Somerset Mill to be able to produce packaging and speciality paper grades. We also commenced a project to increase dissolving pulp capacity at Cloquet. These exciting changes are part of Sappi’s global strategy to boost capacity in higher growth and higher margin product segments.

Four-Year-Old Twins Attend Class at the Only School in Their Village

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These four-year-old twins attend class at the only school in their village. Here they are using a church as a classroom. They are lucky to live near the school and water pump, which they walk to every morning to get water. Other children from the villages around Lake Victoria in Uganda have to walk for up to two hours to make it to school, and many have to stay at home to help their parents in the garden by carrying water.

Sysco Announces 2025 Corporate Social Responsibility Goals

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HOUSTON, August 13, 2018 /3BL Media/ -- Sysco Corporation (NYSE:SYY), the leading global foodservice distribution company, announced today its 2025 Responsibility Goals, building on the company’s long-standing Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiatives. These newly defined goals set a clear path for the future and demonstrate the company’s continued commitment to care for people, supply products responsibly and protect the planet.

A Letter from Sappi CEO Steve Binnie

Global CEO highlights company's sustainable growth
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Dear North American colleagues and stakeholders,

2017 was a good year for Sappi globally, with the focus and energy of our people enabling us to deliver another strong set of results built on the momentum of past years. In North America, good cost management and strong contributions from our Specialised Cellulose business offset some of the weak market conditions in the graphics and release businesses.

Empowering a California Asparagus Farmer to Conserve Water Through IoT Connectivity

By Swathy Ramaswamy, Lead Product Marketing Manager, IoT for Good, AT&T
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Being an organic farmer can be challenging. Farmers are faced with constant pricing pressures from conventional competitors and, in places like California, water limitations and labor shortages also can be an obstacle. That’s why many organic farmers are looking for solutions to help them be more innovative and efficient in growing their crops.

The Disney Conservation Fund Awards 2018 Conservation Grants

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BURBANK, Calif., April 23, 2018 /3BL Media/ - The Disney Conservation Fund (DCF) is providing grants totaling more than $8 million to support the work of 80 nonprofit organizations this year, The Walt Disney Company announced today.  The grants are part of Disney’s “Reverse the Decline” initiative, which pairs the company’s philanthropic dollars with professional expertise from Disney’s Animals, Science, and Environment team and other employees to maximize the impact of conservation efforts to protect wildlife and wild places.  Including these new grants, DCF has awarded mo

PANDORA Wins at World-class Jewellery Awards

For the fourth consecutive year, PANDORA has been honoured at the JNA Awards – the most prestigious international awards in the jewellery industry. This year PANDORA has been awarded ‘Sustainability Initiative of the Year.’ 
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The renowned JNA Awards gathered some of the industry’s shining examples to a gala event in Hong Kong. Established to recognize best practices within the jewellery and gemstone community the awards focus on promoting companies who demonstrate brilliant leadership and innovative thinking.

A Letter from Sappi North America's CEO and President Mark Gardner

Gardner discusses the state of sustainability at Sappi
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In 2016, Sappi North America achieved many important milestones as we continue to transform into a more diversified, sustainable business that meets the needs of our customers, communities, employees and shareholders. As part of the Sappi Limited group, our strong cash generation (EBITDA growth of 18 percent year over year), allowed us to reduce net debt by 20 percent year on year, and our robust balance sheet created a strong platform for growth and re-investment in 2017 and beyond.

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