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SCA makes the Global 100 Sustainability List...again

Published 19th February, 2010 by Neil Nixon

SCA makes the Global 100 Sustainability List...again

Tork manufacturer SCA is once again the only tissue company to feature in the latest Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations list. This is the sixth year running that the company has been recognised as one of the world’s most sustainable companies by Canadian Corporate Knights. The list comprises companies from 24 countries that have been evaluated on how effectively they deal with various environmental and social issues.

“Sustainability is integral to everything we do, and we are delighted that our approach is gaining such global recognition,” said Susan Iliefski-Janols, SCA’s director environment and product safety, SCA global hygiene category. “It is particularly gratifying to have retained our place in the Global 100 list since around 50% of the companies included in last year’s list do not appear this year.”

Britain led the way this year with a total of 21 Global 100 companies being UK-based. The US came in second with 12 corporations, while Canada and Australia gained joint third position with nine Global 100 companies each. The US topped last year’s list with 20 companies.

The latest list was unveiled recently at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. SCA has qualified as one of the Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations every year since the scheme’s inception in 2005. SCA was also named one of the world’s most ethical companies In April 2009 for the second year running. The Ethisphere Institute in New York considered more than 10,000 companies in its annual ethics survey and named SCA among the top 99 in the world.

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