2020 GROUP SUSTAINABILITY REPORT



Our performance against our 2020 regional targets

Key
Self-assessment of 2020 performance
Satisfactory performance Progress to be made Unsatisfactory performance


PROSPERITY

The regional performance contributes to the global Prosperity target.

PEOPLE
Target Performance in 2020
compared to 2014 base year
Self-assessment of 2020 performance
SEU    
Engaged employees in terms of participation and commitment. Participation in employee engagement survey: 95%
Level of engagement: 82%
Achieve 0.52 for employee (own) LTIFR from a baseline of 0.99 in 2014. 0.59 LTIFR, 40% improvement compared to the baseline
SNA    
Offer training at average of 60 hours per employee per year with baseline of 74 hours per employee in 2014. 97 hours
Achieve zero workplace injuries from a baseline of 0.56 employee (own) LTIFR in 2014. 0.20 LTIFR
SSA    
Achieve Level 3 compliance in Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment (BBBEE) (in respect of the new forestry codes) from a baseline of Level 4 in 2014. Confirmed as Level 1 shortly after year end
Combined employee (own) and contractor LTIFR to be better than best ever achieved on a continuous 12-month basis and Lost Time Injury Severity Rate (LTISR) to be below 25. 0.30 LTIFR and 55.56 LTISR
PLANET
Target Performance in 2020
compared to 2014 base year
Self-assessment of 2020 performance
SEU    
5% reduction of specific fossil CO2 emissions including purchased power emissions from 2014 as base year. Performance 738.55kg CO2e/
adt, 7.96% increase
Reduce energy intensity (GJ/adt) by 5% from 2014 as base year. Performance 16.94 GJ/adt,
3.97% increase
Ensure minimum 70% certified fibre delivered to our mills 80%, 6.4% pts improvement
SNA    
Procure 60% certified fibre to meet customer demands for certified products 55%
Reduce energy intensity (GJ/adt) with 5% from 2014 as base year. 26.17 GJ/adt, 1.69% increase
Reduce paper mill raw material waste by 5% (lb/adt) from a baseline of 42 lb/adt in 2017. 43.8 lb/adt, 4% improvement
Reduce pulp mill raw material waste by 10% (lb/adt) from a baseline of 20.7 lb/adt in 2014. 18.1 lb/adt, 13%
improvement
SSA    
10% reduction in GHG emissions (GHGe) CO2 eq/adt 11.5% reduction
10% reduction in total specific process water usage (m3/adt) from 2014 as base year. 18.1% reduction
10% reduction in specific fossil energy intensity (GJ/adt) from 2014 as base year. 9.3% reduction
10% reduction in specific solid waste landfilled (t/adt) from 2014 as base year. 23.5% reduction
70% certified timber delivered to our manufacturing plants. 83%

Please note: As discussed here, safety improvements were partially related to Covid-19 lockdowns and reduced staff on site.