SOURCE: International Paper CompanyDESCRIPTION:
MEMPHIS, Tenn., August 3, 2020 /3BL Media/ – International Paper (NYSE: IP), a world leader in renewable fiber-based packaging, pulp, and paper products, has again been selected as a member of the FTSE4Good Index Series, marking the 20th consecutive year of recognition for its sustainability performance. With a rating in the 75% percentile, International Paper is among the top performers in the index and a leader among its peers.
Created by global index provider FTSE Russell, the FTSE4Good Index Series is designed to measure the performance of companies demonstrating strong Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) practices. A wide variety of market participants uses the FTSE4Good indexes when creating or assessing sustainable investment products.
“International Paper plays a leading role in building a better future for all our stakeholders – from employees and customers to communities and investors,” said International Paper Chief Sustainability Officer Sophie Beckham. “Our inclusion in this index is one of many examples of our ability to generate long-term value while protecting the planet and improving people’s lives.”
Earlier this year, International Paper announced its Vision 2030 goals, which demonstrate its commitment to building a better future for people, the planet and the company. Through the goals, the packaging, pulp and paper company will advance its contributions to the circular, low-carbon economy while building on its commitments to its people and communities.
About International Paper
International Paper (NYSE: IP) is a leading global producer of renewable fiber-based packaging, pulp and paper products with manufacturing operations in North America, Latin America, Europe, North Africa and Russia. We produce corrugated packaging products that protect and promote goods and enable worldwide commerce; pulp for diapers, tissue, and other personal hygiene products that promote health and wellness; and papers that facilitate education and communication. We are headquartered in Memphis, Tenn., employ more than 50,000 colleagues and serve more than 25,000 customers in 150 countries. Net sales for 2019 were $22 billion. For more information about International Paper, our products and global citizenship efforts, please visit internationalpaper.com. See how we’re building a better future for people, the planet and our company at internationalpaper.com/Vision-2030.
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KEYWORDS: FTSE4Good Index Series, NYSE:IP, International Paper