BillerudKorsnäs strengthens its position in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index
BillerudKorsnäs is leading the containers and packaging industry in Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI) based on its total sustainability score in 2018.
The Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI) and RobecoSAM Corporate Sustainability Assessment (CSA) is an annual evaluation of companies’ sustainability practices. Each year over 3400 listed companies around the world are analysed, the top 10% are included in the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index. This year BillerudKorsnäs is the industry leader in the category ‘Containers & Packaging’.
‘Being named the most sustainable packaging company and, for the second consecutive year, one of the most sustainable companies in the world, is a great honour for us. Sustainability is an integral part of everything we do and with this position in the Dow Jones Index, we strengthen our position as a global driving challenger of conventional packaging solutions as well as working methods. This industry leadership is an excellent platform for our further pursuit of contributing positively to a sustainable future,’ said Petra Einarsson, president and CEO of BillerudKorsnäs. BillerudKorsnäs sustainability work focuses on three areas: increasing customer value, responsibility throughout the value chain and contributing to a sustainable and bio based society. In practice, that means to strengthen the customers sustainability work and competitiveness by developing smart packaging solutions based on renewable materials; to speed up the transition towards a sustainable and bio based society by combating climate change throughout the entire value chain locally and globally; as well as to promote responsibility from raw material supply and production to recycling and provide engaging workplaces where safety, diversity and human rights are a priority.