Vision of Sustainability
Sustainability has had a profound significance in the history and life of Klabin. It is the greatest foundation of business management and a long-term commitment to shareholders, clients, employees, suppliers and communities. From forests to packaging, there exists a model of self-sufficiency, respect to the environment and encouragement to the development of communities throughout the entire production chain.
We believe that Sustainability is the continuous creation of value, which favors a balance between the economic, social and environmental spheres. We are a unique forest-based company with a responsible management that is committed to biodiversity. We work in collaboration with our clients and suppliers, always guided by innovation and constant improvement of our products and processes. We promote, in an integrated manner, the engagement and development of our people and the communities where we operate in order to achieve increasingly better and sustainable results for the entire value chain.
Klabin’s Sustainability Policy
Klabin S.A is a company that produces timber, packaging paper and board, corrugated packaging and sacks. It operates on the domestic and international markets and predicates its operations on the following principles of sustainability to all activities related to its products and services:
To pursue competitive quality, aiming at sustained improvement of its results, by researching, developing and enhancing continuously existing and new processes, products and services, to meet the expectations of customers, employees, shareholders, the community and suppliers and other stakeholders.
Encourage collaboration with customers, suppliers, academia and other interesting parties in pursuit of innovation for products and processes, as well as improvements in value chain.
Ensure appreciation of forest base by transforming it into sustainable and competitive products.
Ensure supply of wood planted to its industrial units, in a sustainable way, without harming related natural ecosystems, in own operations and producers under development programs.
Practice and encourage recycling of cellulose fibers in its production chain.
Avoid and prevent pollution by reducing environmental impacts related to wastewater, solid waste and air emissions, considering constantly these two elements in the maintenance and improvement of productive processes, development and enhancement of products, forest and logistic operations, monitoring of critical suppliers due to economic and social and environmental aspects.
Strive to apply more efficient and modern engineering technologies and solutions in the implementation of new projects, protecting human health, natural resources and the environment.
Encourage personal and professional growth of its employees and seek continuous improvement of work, health and safety conditions.
Encourage a culture of dissemination of ethics and develop best corporate governance practices.
Follow United Nations (UN) Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) and guide its actions and investments to strengthen this agenda, acting propositionally in favor of positive social and environmental development in places where it operates.
Practice social responsibility with a focus on communities where it operates in accordance with private social investment platform, based on the following lines of actions: local development and education.
Comply with legislation and rules applicable to the product, environment, health and safety.
Ensure that company’s operations constantly seek to reduce Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions.