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Sustainability recognition for Smurfit Kappa

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SMURFIT Kappa has been awarded the gold Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) rating by EcoVadis for the fourth year in a row.

EcoVadis evaluates global supply chains across range of criteria including environment, labour practices and human rights, sustainable procurement and fair business practices. The organisation ranked Smurfit Kappa among the top 1% of the 30,000 companies assessed.

Smurfit Kappa achieved a sustainability target earlier this year year when it reached full chain of custody certification for its entire raw material supply chain, helping its customers to meet their own sustainability and environmental targets.

Saverio Mayer, Smurfit Kappa CEO of Europe said, “At Smurfit Kappa, we firmly believe that we must support our customers in achieving their sustainability goals and protecting their reputation. The independent external recognition of the EcoVadis gold rating demonstrates this commitment.”