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​We embrace our diverse workforce, and we are committed to fair practices and equal treatment
of all our employees and external parties, including business partners and local communities.

For us, open communication with our employees and their representatives is important.

Topics include:

  • Health and safety
  • Working conditions
  • Employment terms and conditions
  • Business performance and outlook

We regularly update our employees on the overall performance of the organisation and any other relevant social issues. Development of our employees is a
key objective. We encourage our employees to reach their potential by continuous training. We support several learning and development programmes and
promote opportunities for individual progression and learning activities.

Internal awards take place every year to recognise, reward and encourage entrepreneurship, innovation and superior performance. Awards include areas in
operations, innovation, safety and sustainability. The awards are visible to all employees and help to create an inspirational climate.

Code of Business Conduct

Our position in relation to legal compliance, adherence to ethical standards and our commitment to our people.

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Community involvement

We actively encourage and promote both community activity and involvement.

Find out more about community activities

Health and safety

We take care of the health, safety and welfare of everyone affected by our activities and minimise the impact of our business on the environment.

Read about our health and safety initiatives

Case study

  • Creativity through Reuse - Ireland

    Friday, November 18, 2016

    With the Creativity through Reuse workshops in Dublin, we seek to educate children and adults in using their hands to create or innovate by using recyclable material. (more)

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Training and development

We foster an environment where our people are trained to grow professionally and personally.

Discover how we inspire

Smurfit Kappa Foundation

The Smurfit Kappa Foundation supports sustainable projects in the countries where operate.

Find out more about the Foundation