Investments in fossil CO2 Reduction
Completion of a new lime kiln in our Cali paper mill in Colombia in March 2013 reducing fossil CO2 emissions by 13,000 tonnes on an annual basis.
The new CHP in our Barranquilla paper mill in Colombia is fully operational since August 2013, reducing fossil CO2 emissions by 13,000 tonnes on an annual basis.
A new CHP that has become operational in the second quarter of 2014 in our Hoya paper mill in Germany completed a multiyear investment project which reduced fossil CO2 emissions by 15% on a per tonne basis.
Code of Business Conduct
A Group-wide awareness campaign to inform all our employees about the core principles of the Code was initiated in the course of 2013 and will be completed in the course of 2014.
At Smurfit Kappa’s Group Innovation Event, awards for the most innovative sustainability ideas in process, product, supply chain and social engagements were given as part of our biennial Sustainability Awards. In the Americas, Sustainability Awards were also handed out at the Innovation and Sustainability Event for categories including environment, product/process improvement, social engagement and safety.
CRP Print and Packaging was acquired in October 2013. This UK-based company specialises in litho-laminated packaging, 3D point of sale products, high definition preprint, food contact and heavy duty packaging. The company employs approximately 220 people and will be operating under the name of Smurfit Kappa CRP.