BillerudKorsnäs

BillerudKorsnäs focuses on three areas of sustainability: increased customer value, our contribution to a sustainable and bio-based society, and taking responsibility for our entire value chain. Our goal is to continually strive for a sustainable future and increase BillerudKorsnäs’ positive contribution.

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Press Piece
Jun 2018

BillerudKorsnäs, a sustainability leader in the global packaging industry and provider of packaging solutions, is encouraging action against ocean litter in a series of just-announced U.S. events, in theme with this year's World Oceans Day. The Swedish company has outlined an...

Press Piece
Apr 2018

Already today BillerudKorsnäs is largely fossil-free with 97.5 percent biofuels used in the own operation. In order to further contribute to reducing climate change, BillerudKorsnäs has adopted new climate targets for 2030 and 2050, which now has been approved by the Science Based Targets initiative. The approved targets, which are in line with...

News & Views
Apr 2018

Plastics and packaging are ubiquitous and leading to major problems both for waste management and ocean pollution. While many companies are committing to reduce or...

Press Piece
Mar 2018

IVL Swedish Environment Research has analysed the environmental impact of ten products from BillerudKorsnäs. The findings reveal that emissions of greenhouse gases have fallen by between 5 and 19 percent since the previous analysis in 2012.

The products that have been examined are BillerudKorsnäs Artisan, Carry, Decor, Design, Flute®,...

Press Piece
Feb 2018

BillerudKorsnäs’ mission, to challenge conventional packaging for a sustainable future, is based on the fact that innovative and sustainable packaging solutions have an important role to play in delivering solutions to some of the global challenges that we all face today. Through the communication concept “What If?”, classic product positioning...

Press Piece
Dec 2017

BillerudKorsnäs is since 2011 a participant in WWF’s Environmental Paper Company Index (EPCI) and has during this period demonstrated transparency and continuous improvement. This year, in the product category Packaging, 73.9 percent (70,6)* was achieved, an improvement of 3.3 percentage points. In the subcategories Responsible Fibre Sourcing...

Press Piece
Nov 2017

EcoVadis is the leading system for evaluating suppliers' environmental aspects, working conditions, corporate social responsibility and subcontractors. Multinational brands with high ethical ambitions use the system to evaluate their supply chains in turn.

This year’s evaluation shows that BillerudKorsnäs is among the very best of all...

Press Piece
Oct 2017

More and more customers are asking BillerudKorsnäs to report on ethics with regard to Employment Conditions, Occupational Health and Safety, Business Ethics and the Environment. By accessing information from us, they can ensure and demonstrate that they are working to high ethical standards in all areas of their respective supply chains.

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Press Piece
Oct 2017

The Stockholm School of Economics’ “Walking the talk?” study, which is being conducted for the second time this year, focuses on comparing what companies announce they are going to do in the area of sustainability with the reports about what they have actually done. Only information published on company websites, as well as in their...

News & Views
Sep 2017

Packaging has widely been recognized as a pathway to a sustainable future, but opinions around the critical actions needed to deliver circular outcomes in urban areas, particularly megacities (a metropolitan area with a total population over 10 million people), such as management of recycling, littering, waste and support for sustainable...

Press Piece
Sep 2017

Dow Jones Sustainability Europe Index covers the leading 20 percent of the largest European companies in terms of sustainability. Dow Jones World Index includes equivalent leading 10 percent of the companies worldwide. The fact that BillerudKorsnäs now is included in the World Index and once again named sustainability leader in it’s category is...

Press Piece
Jul 2017

Bosch Packaging Technology and BillerudKorsnäs’ collaboration on Sealed Paper Packaging has won the 2017 Sustainability Awards in the Bio-Based Packaging category. The international jury recognized Sealed Paper Packaging specifically for its unique combination of mono-material Axello® paper from BillerudKorsnäs and the ZAP-Module from...

News & Views
Jul 2017

Packaging remains a significant challenge for companies aiming to reduce the environmental footprint of their operations, but two new packaging innovations from industry giants in Scandinavia may be the solution.

First,...

Press Piece
Jun 2017

BillerudKorsnäs and Uppsala university have initiated a multi-annual collaboration to develop paper-based electrode materials. Based on achievements at Uppsala university in combination with BillerudKorsnäs competence in industrial production and packaging development, the future's sustainable fiber-based packaging will be explored.

The...

Press Piece
Jan 2017

BillerudKorsnas has announced that it has received Gold Class and Industry Mover Sustainability Awards 2017, according to RobeccoSAM’s annual Corporate Sustainability Assessment.

The winner of the Gold Class award ranks in the highest 1% in the actual industry, in this case the Containers and Packaging industry. The Industry Mover award...

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