We are a multi-national organisation. Our businesses are subject to legislation and rules determined by the jurisdictions in which they operate.
We are actively involved as a member of, or participant in, a number of organisations and initiatives in the area of environmental reporting and sustainability.
The Supplier Ethical Data Exchange (Sedex)
The Water Footprint Network (WFN)
The Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification (PEFC)
The Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC®)
The UN Global Compact
We adopt pro-active positions on a variety of business-related matters, making our views known to the parties concerned either directly or through industry-representing organisations such as:
We work closely with business and employers’ confederations in different countries.
In 2010, we became a signatory to the United Nations Global Compact, a worldwide corporate citizenship initiative. As part of this commitment, we will report on our corporate social responsibility activities and performance in an annual Communication on Progress (COP), using our Sustainable Development Report as a starting point for this communication.