Committed to Sustainable Supply Chains and the Pathway to Decarbonization
Based in Italy, Fedrigoni is a leading global player in the production of specialty papers for luxury packaging, publishing, and graphics, as well as premium labels and self-adhesive materials. Fedrigoni has embedded sustainability into its business strategy and committed to progressing over the medium and long term on this ambition, which include efforts to reduce environmental impact and enhancing product offerings to be more sustainable. Fedrigoni has recently introduced Materia Viva, a collection of nine families of fine papers made from recycled materials, some dating back to 1996, which we believe is a testament to the group’s long term vision in sustainability and the circular economy.
Further, Fedrigoni’s 2030 sustainability roadmap aims to build more sustainable business practices and fosters operations for product circularity, resource efficiency and supply chain efforts towards reducing carbon emissions. The roadmap focuses on sustainable product design with routine assessment on feasibility of sustainable product innovation, replacing plastic products with paper and more sustainable alternatives and increasing volumes of ESG solutions in product lines. For example, Fedrigoni aims to increase its use of Chain of Custody (CoC) or Controlled Wood (CW), Forest Stewardship Council (FSC®) certified cellulose to reach 100% of total cellulose used in 2022.
Management has articulated priorities to improve overall impact with a goal of reducing CO2 emissions 30% by 2030 relative to 2019 emissions using Science-Based Targets. Along these goals, Fedrigoni strives to eliminate industrial waste to landfill and increase the proportion of ESG qualified suppliers to 95% over the next ten years (versus 50% in 2020). With ESG deeply integrated into the operating model, Fedrigoni has advanced the strength of its organization and approach to people, reducing workplace injuries, driving gender diversity in management ranks and working to build employee engagement. Fedrigoni has a goal to reach 30% gender diversity in managerial positions and is currently at 25%. Fedrigoni is a member of the UN Global Compact, adheres to GRI standards and has received a Gold rating by EcoVadis, placing Fedrigoni in the top 5% of EcoVadis-rated companies and validating the company’s sustainability strategy and roadmap.