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Mercer International publishes 2023 Sustainability Report

May 28, 2024  By P&PC Staff

Mercer International has released its 2023 Sustainability Report. Titled “Fit for Future: Transition and Transformation,” the report sets out Mercer’s progress toward its 2030 environmental goals and other sustainability commitments, practices and accomplishments for 2023.

“The 2023 Sustainability Report demonstrates our dedication to progressing sustainable forest management and bioproduct innovation. We are committed to creating long-term value for our stakeholders by balancing environmental stewardship with responsible business growth,” said Juan Carlos Bueno, president and CEO of Mercer.

Key sustainability achievements in 2023

Climate action: Mercer completed a climate change scenario analysis to assess climate-related risks and explore opportunities for low-carbon products. The company also launched a lignin pilot plant in Rosenthal, Germany, focusing on sustainable materials.


Water management: Mercer improved all key water quality indicators at its mills as part of its continuous improvement initiatives, focused on increasing environmental performance.

Transparency and accountability: Mercer updated its materiality assessment with a double materiality lens, expanded third-party assurance to include Scope 3 emissions, and implemented a Supplier Code of Conduct to promote responsible practices across its supply chain.

The report can be found here.

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