Paper, packaging, and wood products
The world's largest forest products company.
|International Paper Company||USA||website|
|International Paper Company|
Proposal to build a pulp mill and establish 1.2 million acres of plantation forest in the heart of the Indonesian rainforest.
[Source 2008][More on Forests]
For continuing to support, uphold and even fund greenwashing for business as usual destructive forestry practices like logging endangered forests, ditching and draining wetlands, large-scale clearcutting and converting natural forests to tree plantations.
[Source 2010][More on Forests]
This company received a score of 36.8/100 in the Newsweek Green Ranking 2017, which ranks the world's largest publicly traded companies on eight indicators covering energy, greenhouse gases, water, waste, fines and penalties, linking executive pay to sustainability targets, board-level committee oversight of environmental issues and third-party audits. Ranking methodology by Corporate Knights and HIP Investor.
[Source 2017][More on Sustainability Reporting]
The Forest 500 identifies, ranks, and tracks the governments, companies and financial institutions worldwide that together could virtually eradicate tropical deforestation. Rankings are based on their public policies and commitments and potential impacts on tropical forests in the context of forest risk commodities (palm oil, soya, beef, leather, timber, and pulp and paper). This company received a score of 2/5.
[Source 2018][More on Forests]
This company received a SAM Rank of 30/100 in the Containers & Packaging category of the 2018 SAM Corporate Sustainability Assessment. The index is based on an analysis of corporate economic, environmental and social performance, assessing issues such as corporate governance, risk management, environmental reporting, climate strategy, human rights and labour practices.
[Source 2018][More on Sustainability Reporting]
As You Sow's 2019 report, 'The 100 Most Overpaid CEOs', reveals the 100 most overpaid CEOs from USA's 500 largest public companies (as determined by the S&P 500 list). This company's CEO, Mark S. Sutton came in at number 92 on the list, having been paid US$19,446,293 in 2018. According to the report, "Most CEOs have come to be grossly overpaid, and that overpayment is harmful to the companies, the shareholders, the customers, the other employees, the economy, and society as a whole."
[Source 2019][More on Finance]
This company holds Forest Stewardship Council Chain of Custody Certification, and sells products certified as FSC Mix.
[Source 2017][More on Forests]
This company is a participant in WWF's Global Forest and Trade Network (GFTN), which seeks to mainstream the principles of responsible forest management and sustainable trade throughout the global forest products industry, by providing technical assistance and fostering linkages between committed companies. Independent forest certification is a key tool in this process.
[Source 2019][More on Multi-Stakeholder Initiatives]
In 2018, the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) asked companies to provide data about their efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and mitigate climate change risk. Responding companies are scored across four key areas: disclosure; awareness; management; and leadership. This company received a CDP Climate Change Score of C.
[Source 2018][More on Climate Change]
This company was graded in the Dogwood Alliance's 2015 Paper Industry Progress Report, which measures paper industry sustainability in the south of the US.
[Source 2015][More on Forests]
California, the UK and Australia have all enacted legislation requiring companies operating within their borders to disclose their efforts to eradicate modern slavery from their operations and supply chains. Follow the link to see this company's disclosure statement.
[Source 2017][More on Human Rights]
OpenSecrets.org tracks the influence of money on U.S. politics, and how that money affects policy and citizens' lives. Follow link to see this company's record of political donations, lobbying, outside spending and more.
|Company Structure||Public Company|
|Revenue||US$24.8 billion in 2008|
|# Employees||61,700 in 2008 in World|
|Address||Memphis, TN, USA|