External monitoring of SCA's sustainability work is constantly increasing. Fund managers' and investors' choice of strong sustainability performance companies is often based on external indexes and rankings.
MSCI World ESG Index
SCA is included in MSCI World ESG Index, a broadly diversified global equity index comprised of companies with high Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) ratings relative to their sector peers.
WWF Environmental Paper Company Index
In WWF's Environmental Paper Company Index 2011 SCA scored best both in the tissue and containerboard categories. Read more
Dow Jones Sustainability Europe Index
SCA is included in the Dow Jones Sustainability Europe index, which is one of the world’s most prestigious sustainability indexes. Read more
Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP)
SCA qualified 2010 and 2011 to the Carbon Disclosure Leadership Index. CDP is an independent non-profit organization holding the largest database of primary corporate climate change information in the world. Some 2,500 organizations across the globe measure and disclose their greenhouse gas emissions and climate change strategies in response to CDP’s information request. Read more
Corporate Knights 2010
In 2010 SCA was ranked for the sixth consecutive year as one of the world’s 100 most sustainable companies by the responsible business magazine Canadian Corporate Knights. Read more
For the fifth consecutive year, SCA was named one of the world’s most ethical companies by the Ethisphere Institute in New York, US. Ethisphere reviewed thousands of companies to establish a list of 145 companies that surpassed their industry peers in the area of responsible business.
The FTSE4Good is a market index which measures the performance of companies that meet globally recognised corporate responsibility standards. SCA has been listed on the FTSE4Good global sustainability index since 2001.
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SCA is a UN Global Compact signatory as of 2008. SCA's Communication on Progress (CoP) reports for 2008 and 2009 were selected as representatives of Best Practice by Global Compact.
Nordic Sustainability Stars
SIX STAR is a Nordic sustainability index launched in 2009 by SIX and Ethix SRI Advisors. SCA is ranked among the top 25 Swedish companies.
The New Economy Carbon Leadership Awards
An award hosted by The New Economy magazine since 2010 recognizing companies who have reached higher levels of carbon reduction and carbon reporting than required by regulatory and voluntary frameworks. Read more
Global Challenges Index
In 2007, the Hanover Exchange and Oekom research AG introduced the Global Challenges Index, in which SCA is included. The index comprises 50 companies that "take active responsibility for future global development by making substantial, forward-looking contributions to meeting global challenges".
SCA is included in OMX GES Sustainability Nordic and OMX GES Sustainability Sweden, two indexes for responsible investments launched by Nasdaq OMX and GES Investment Services.
The insurance company compiles an annual index for responsible business practices. In 2009, SCA shared the top spot when the marks for environment and human rights were combined.
Kempen/SNS SRI Universe
SCA is included in Kempen SNS SRI Universe and is approved for holdings in the Orange SeNSe Fund.