Smurfit Kappa | Targets and Achievements

Targets and Achievements

 

Our ambitious sustainability targets

Sustainability has always been part of our DNA, and our Better Planet 2050 commitments quantifies what we are doing to protect what we care about – our planet, our people, our business. These ambitious sustainability targets demonstrate our commitment to sustain thriving communities, support good business, and create a better planet.

Our Better Planet 2050 commitments

Climate Change

  • TARGET: Our ambition is to have at least net zero emissions by 2050 with a 55% reduction in fossil fuel emissions intensity by 2030.
  • ACHIEVEMENT: 41.3% reduction in fossil fuel emissions intensity since 2005.

Water

  • TARGET: 60% reduction in Chemical Oxygen Demand intensity by 2025.
  • ACHIEVEMENT: 38.5% reduction in Chemical Oxygen Demand intensity since 2005.

Waste

  • TARGET: 30% reduction in waste landfill intensity by 2025.
  • ACHIEVEMENT: 29.2% reduction in waste landfill intensity since 2013.

People

  • TARGET: 25% of management positions held by women by 2024.
  • ACHIEVEMENT: 22% of management positions held by women in 2021.

Forest

  • TARGET: >95% packaging solutions sold as Chain of Custody certified to customers by 2025.
  • ACHIEVEMENT: 93.45% packaging solutions sold as Chain of Custody certified in 2021.

Water

  • TARGET: 1% reduction of our water usage intensity annually. 
  • ACHIEVEMENT: In 2021, 6.2% reduction of our water usage intensity year on year. 

Health and Safety

  • TARGET: 5% reduction in Total Recordable Injury Rate annually. 
  • ACHIEVEMENT: 1.7% reduction in Total Recordable Injury Rate in 2021.

Communities

  • TARGET: €24 million will be donated between 2020-2025 to support social, environmental and community initiatives.
  • ACHIEVEMENT: €12.6 million has been donated since 2020 to support social, environmental and community initiatives.