Targets that reflect our high aspirations

Each of our three focus areas is coupled with a number of tangible, goal-oriented commitments to effectively drive our work on sustainability.

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Responsible value chain

Commitment 1 – Promote responsibility from raw material supply and production to recycling.

 

Proportion of purchase value covered by supplier assessment of Purchasing, Supply Chain and Pulp over a three-year cycle, %, base year 2014. Base year refers to the year in which the target began to be measured.

Year Percent
2016: 60.7 60.7
2017: 70.2% 70.2
2018: 76.6% 76.6
72
Target 2018
75
Target 2020
80
Target 2023
Year Percent
2016: -
2017: -
2018: 100 % 100
100
Target 100%

Biodiversity index for nature conservation measures, %, base year 2018. The annual target is set to 100%. 

The biodiversity index is based on how our forest management measures achieved the targets for the most important parameters – nature conservation, burning, deciduous-dominated. Base year refers to the year in which the target began to be measured.

Year Percent
2016: 122 122
2017: 152 152
2018: 175 175
160
Target 2018
180
Target 2019

No. of group-certified forest owners in BillerudKorsnäs’ group certificates for FSC® and PEFC™(n), base year 2013.

Base year refers to the year in which the target began to be measured.

Commitment 2 – Provide engaging workplaces, where safety, diversity and human rights are a priority.

Accidents resulting in absence per million hours worked, LTIFR, base year 2013.

The business’ key figures for accident statistics have been modified to make them better comparable with the sector and other industries. Base year refers to the year in which the target began to be measured.

Workplace safety

Year Number/100 employees
2016: 8.1 8.1
2017: 7.7 7.7
2018: 7.2 7.2
5.8
Target 2018
3.2
Target 2020
1.5
Target 2023
Year Percent
2016: 21 21
2017: 22.1 22.1
2018: 23.1 23.1
22.5
Target 2018
25
Target 2020
28
Target 2023

Proportion of women in total, %, base year 2013. Base year refers to the year in which the target began to be measured. The target for 2020 has been revised from 23% to 25%.

Year Percent
2016: 21.9 21.9
2017: 21.1 21.1
2018: 23 23
24.5
Target 2018
25
Target 2020
29
Target 2023

Proportion of female managers, %, base year 2013. Base year refers to the year in which the target began to be measured. The target for 2020 has been revised from 30% to 25%.

Increased Customer value


Commitment 3 – Improve our customers’ business using our knowledge on sustainable packaging solutions.

Proportion of customers who consider that BillerudKorsnäs’ work on sustainability creates value, %, base year 2016. Base year refers to the year in which the target began to be measured.

Year Percent
2016: 89% 89
2017: 89% 89
2018: 87% 87
92
Target 2018
95
Target 2020

Commitment 4 – Through innovation expand the market of renewable packaging materials.

Proportion of sales accounted for by new products, %, base year  2013. Base year refers to the year in which the target began to be measured.

Year Percent
2016: 13% 13
2017: 8% 8
2018: 6,3% 6.3
5
2018
15
Target 2020

Sustainable and Bio-Based society

Commitment 5 - Combat climate change throughout value chain

Energy consumption (MWh/tonne product), base year 2013. Base year refers to the year in which the target began to be measured.

Year Percent
2016: 5.35 5.35
2017: 5.34 5.34
2018: 5.26 5.26
5.2
Target 2018
5.1
Target 2020

Emissions of fossil CO2 in the manufacturing process (kg/tonne product), base year 2013. Base year refers to the year in which the target began to be measured.

Year kg/ton produkt
2016: 29.2 29.2
2017: 30.6 30.6
2018: 38.1 38.1
26
Target 2018
25
Target 2020

Emissions of fossil CO2 in the manufacturing process (kg/tonne product), base year 2013. Base year refers to the year in which the target began to be measured.

Year g CO2eq/tonne km
2016: 20.1 20.1
2017: 19.5 19.5
2018: 11.8 11.8
18.6
Target 2018
17
Target 2020

Transport of wood raw material and finished products, g CO2eq/tonne km, base year 2016. Base year refers to the year in which the target began to be measured.

Commitment 6 – Generate value for society through collaboration, both locally and globally.

Every year, BillerudKorsnäs offers work placements and careers-focused introduction programmes with the aim of providing work experience, no. of weeks of internships, base year 2014. Base year refers to the year in which the target began to be measured.

Year Weeks
2016: 1 512 1,512
2017: 1 324 1,324
2018: 1 070 1,070
1500
Target

Science Based Targets

The climate targets set by BillerudKorsnäs linked to the Science Based Targets initiative show how we need to run our operations to prevent global warming of more than 2°C, in line with the 2015 Paris Agreement.

The climate targets set by BillerudKorsnäs linked to the Science Based Targets initiative show how we need to run our operations to prevent global warming of more than 2°C, in line with the 2015 Paris Agreement.

Target scope 1 and 2 Outcome 2018 Target 2030 Target 2050
Reduction of total greenhouse gas emissions from production and purchased energy, % (base year 2016). Base year refers to the year in which the target began to be measured. 3 59 74

Target scope 3

Outcome 2018 Target 2030 Target 2050
Reduced emissions of greenhouse gases from sources not owned or controlled by BillerudKorsnäs, % (base year 2016). Base year refers to the year in which the target began to be measured. 25 30 70

See also

Our view of sustainability

Our sustainability work is focused on three areas: Increased customer value, Sustainable and bio-based society and Responsible value chain.

Our work on Agenda 2030

The goals that BillerudKorsnäs is best placed to influence are SDGs 8, 12, 13, 14 and 15.