Contributing to the UN SDGS

Paptic respects and recognises the United Nations’ Agenda 2030, and the Sustainable Development Goals

Through our own actions and solutions we work to support and contribute to achieving the SGSs. We approach the Agenda through the value chain, starting from sustainable and renewable raw materials through modern and efficient production to materials that correspond to the increasing demand for sustainable solutions that fit the circular economy.

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SDG 6: CLEAN WATER AND SANITATION

  • Paptic prefers to supply raw materials from areas with low risk of water scarcity
  • Water recycling and circulations are increased
  • All wastewater from production is always treated using the appropriate technology
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SDG 7: Affordable and Clean Energy

  • The share of renewable energy is increased in production
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SDG 8: decent work and economic growth

  • Paptic respects international labour rights, incl. equality, safety, freedom of association and collective bargaining as well as other employee rights defined by the ILO (International Labour Organization)
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SDG 9: industry, innovation and infrastructure

  • Our operating model uses and renews the current network of paper manufacturing sites that otherwise would suffer from declining demand for conventional paper products
  • Innovations and technology investments are made to improve resource efficiency in terms of raw materials, energy, chemicals, and water
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SDG 11: sustainable cities and communities

  • We promote and support systemic recycling and the use of materials for as long as possible.
  • Our materials are fit for the circular economy through the value chain and are always recyclable
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SDG 12: responsible consumption and production

  • Paptic was established to offer solutions for sustainable consumption and production
  • We use renewable raw materials from sustainable sources
  • Technology and material innovations lead the way to better material properties, improved resource efficiency and the reduced use of plastic
  • Certain products made of Paptic can be used several times before recycling
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SDG 14: life below water

  • Paptic provides biobased solutions to decrease the share of plastics in end uses that often end up in the sea
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SDG 15: life on land

  • Paptic only procures fibre from sustainably managed forests and transparent sources. Paptic is committed to forest certification schemes that include environmental, social and economic aspects and take biodiversity into account. All Paptic® materials are available with FSC® certification