Sofidel Suppliers Sustanaibility Award to SCA Östrand
SCA Östrand was recognized as best supplier in the Pulp Producers category. Sofidel is a world leading hygienic and household tissue manufacturer. The ceremony took place in Lucca 28 November.
The award was created to encourage, spread and capitalise on best practice and improvement activity carried out by suppliers each year in the area of environmental and social sustainability.
More than three hundred companies are taking part, from Italy and abroad.
Underpinning the award is the "TenP - Sustainable Supply Chain Self-Assessment Platform" project, conceived and promoted by the Global Compact Network Italy (GCNI) Foundation, of which Sofidel is a "Founding and Promoting Member". TenP is a tool to support self-evaluation of performance built on the Ten Principles ("TenP") of the UN Global Compact, which, following the most relevant and up-to-date standards and conventions on sustainability, takes the areas of human rights, labour conditions, environmental protection and the fight against corruption into account, to identify common challenges and solutions to improve sustainability within the supply chain.
Sofidel has instituted three award categories: