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KapStone report updates progress toward 2020 sustainability goals


August 2, 2017
By P&PC Staff

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Aug. 1, 2017 – KapStone Paper and Packaging Corp. has released its fifth annual sustainability report which shows ongoing progress towards meeting its 2020 sustainability goals.

Conforming to the Global Reporting Initiative’s (GRI) G4 standards, the report details accomplishments along with areas for improvement necessary to meet those goals.

The 2016 Sustainability Report details six areas of 2020 sustainability goals, progress toward meeting those goals, and a management plan for further progress.

“Operating in a sustainable manner is core to doing business the right way,” said president and CEO Matt Kaplan. “As we look ahead to meeting our 2020 goals, we are inspired by the great work of our employees and know by reaching higher, we will position ourselves to achieve our goals.”

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Headquartered in Northbrook, Ill., KapStone Paper and Packaging Corp. produces containerboard and corrugated packaging products, and kraft paper. It operates four paper mills, one lumber mill, 24 converting plants and 65 distribution centres.