2020 Goals Progress

We measure and report on 10 voluntary goals with a 2005 baseline, aimed at taking soft steps forward to improve our impact on people and the planet. We are on track to meet or exceed most of our targets, but recognize that there is still plenty of work to do.

We are extremely proud of our team members who embrace these goals as part of our culture and continuously evaluate our programs looking for opportunities to leave a positive impact on our communities, employees, and environment.

Safety

Goal

Reduce our OSHA recordable incident rate by 50% while working to achieve an injury-free workplace

Progress

80.5% Reduction

Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Goal

Reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 25%

Progress

91% reduction

Air Emissions

Goal

Reduce Air Emissions (NOx, SO2) by 25%

Progress

26% Reduction in NOx emissions

98% Reduction in SO2 emissions

Waste Recycling

Goal

Reduce total waste sent to landfills by 25% from 2010 levels with the ultimate goal of zero-waste to landfill

Progress

74% Reduction from 2010 levels

Renewable Energy

Goal

Increase renewable energy use by 20% from 2015 levels

Progress

73% of energy use in 2019 came from renewable sources

Water Use

Goal

Reduce water consumption by 12%

Progress

13.9% Reduction

Certified Fiber

Goal

Increase certified fiber to 100%

Progress

99.3% of fiber third-party certified

Recovered Fiber

Goal

Maintain a sustainable proportion of recovered fiber in addition to virgin fiber

Progress

52% of products made with recovered fiber

Purchased Electricity

Goal

Improve efficiency in purchased energy use by 10%

Progress

6.75% Improvement

Innovation Committee

Goal

Apply sustainable design principles to our product development work

Progress

Established an Innovation Committee and filed 4 patents in 2019

Planet

Partnering with the planet to ensure a sustainable future.

Responsible
Fiber

Energy
Efficiency

Emissions
Reduction

Water
Stewardship

Waste
Recycling

People, paper, packaging,
for a sustainable world.

View our 2019 Progress Report