We will contribute to reduce global warmth by offering products with low climate footprint, reducing our own emissions of carbon dioxide and a responsible forestry

SCA's new sustainability targets

  • Fossil free value chain
  • Forests that counteract climate change as growing trees capture and bind CO2
  • Increased wind power production on SCA's land

Target and outcome 2017

  • We will reduce CO2 emissions from fossil fuels and from purchased electricity and heating by 20% by 2020, with 2010 as reference year
  • The production of wind power on SCA forest land will increase to 5 TWh by 2020
  • Our plants will reduce suspended solids to water by 10% and phosphorous emissions to water by 10% by 2020, with 2014 as reference year

Outcome

  • Emissions of CO2 have been reduced with 49 percent measured as emissions per ton of pulp and paper
  • Wind power production on SCA land amounted to 2.3 TWh
  • Emissions of suspended solids increased 57 percent and phosphorus emissions by 5 percent, partly due to the rebuilding of effluent treatment plants

Activities

  • Reducing emissions of carbon dioxide through continuously strive for high and stable production efficiency, energy savings and to realizing full effect of imade nvestments.
  • Increase production of wind power by actively work to realize wind projects at attractive wind sites.
  • Emissions to water should be reduced by increased efficiency and technical review in our effluent plants. 2016 was affected by breakdown of the effluent treatmen at Östrand and a rebuilt of the plant at Munksund.
Heartwood decking, basket with towels

Pine heartwood decking – durable wood with natural impregnation

The wood used in SCA's pine heartwood decking is from the inner- most and hardest part of a slow growing pine that is 80 – 100 years old and consists of 99 percent heartwood.

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We will reduce CO2 emissions from fossil fuels and from purchased electricity and heating by

20

percent by 2020, with 2005 as reference year

The production of wind power on SCA forest land will increase to

5

TWh by 2020

Our plants will reduce suspended solids to water by 10% and phosphorous emissions to water by

10

percent by 2020, with 2014 as reference year