SCA has participated in all the editions of the EPCI since 2013. SCA shows improvement in responsible sourcing for most of its product categories.

View the results of SCA of on epci.panda.org/results/sca

About the Environmental Paper Company Index 2019
The Environmental Paper Company Index 2019 is a WWF tool to promote transparency and continual improvement in the global pulp, paper and packaging sector. It tracks a company´s ecological footprint over time and targets on responsible sourcing clean production and transparency/sustainability reporting.

A key foundation of the Index is constructive engagement and accurate data being provided by transparent producers. The Index is published for the sixth time. The biennial Environmental Paper Company Index started in its current form in 2013 and has since increased in scale and global reach.

Together, the EPCI 2019 participants from Europe, South America, Africa, Asia and North America disclose the environmental performance of 15% of the world´s tissue, 16% of the world´s graphic paper, 13% of the world´s newsprint, 9% of the world´s packaging and 10% of the world´s pulp. Almost 300 mills are reported in the EPCI 2019.

SCAs result
The average values for all participating companies in WWF EPCI was 70, slightly lower than the previous index. SCA:s results in three of the categories, containerboard, graphic paper and pulp was between 76,6 – 81,5.

SCA shows improvement in responsible sourcing for most of its product categories, while the other two parameters did not reach the 2017 index level.  Responsible sourcing and transparency is key for SCA and its customer. All wood raw materials we use must come from responsibly managed forests.

“This is a very important index for us. It gives us a good opportunity to evaluate our environmental performance in order to constantly improve.  We will keep on working to reduce our ecological footprint, even if it’s more challenging, the higher we score”, says Christer Fält, Manager Environmental Affairs.

More information, please contact: Christer Fält, Manager Environmental Affairs, +46 (0)60-16 41 09, Björn Lyngfelt, SVP Communications, +46 (0)60-19 34 98