Company’s 2030 commitments is build on its previous achievements and align with the UN’s sustainable development goals timeframe.
January 27, 2021
Mondi, a leading global packaging and paper company, today announces its 10 year sustainability action plan, MAP2030, designed to tackle global issues across the value chain. The commitments focus on three key action areas: circular-driven packaging and paper solutions; created by empowered people, taking action on climate. All areas are aligned to the UN Sustainable Development goals as part of Mondi’s focus on being sustainable by design.
Each action area of Mondi’s Action Plan 2030 (MAP2030) has three commitments underpinned by targets and KPIs.
Circular Driven Solutions: Committed to making innovative packaging and paper solutions that keep materials in circulation and prevent waste. This includes a target to make 100% of its products reusable, recyclable or compostable by 2025.
Created by Empowered People: Developing an empowered and inclusive team who can contribute to a better world. A key target is to increase female representation across all levels at Mondi from 21% to at least 30% by 2030. This requires four in ten hires to be women throughout the next decade.
Taking action on Climate: Focusing on climate resilience through its forests and operations for the future of the planet. Targets include reducing its greenhouse gas emissions in line with science-based targets and maintaining zero deforestation in its wood supply as its business grows.
MAP2030 is built on a foundation of responsible business practices spanning business ethics and governance, human rights, communities, procurement and environmental impact. Each area has commitments and targets to guide our action, including work on human rights due diligence; ongoing investment in our communities; 100% of wood fibre compliant with credible standards; and detailed air emission and water targets to minimise our environmental impact.
The plan builds on the progress of Mondi’s existing sustainability work, which saw the Group move to science-based targets for scope 1 and 2 emissions and supports the business strategy with sustainability at its heart. Mondi has already reduced its CO2 emissions by 45% since 2004 and was recognised in 2020 by CDP as one of only 10 companies worldwide with a ‘Triple A’ score on its environmental performance related to climate, forests and water security.