A global network of 175 companies in Japan and 15 other countries. They are involved in paper, paper packs, chemicals, energy, agriculture, forest products and building materials, and cellulose nanofiber.
|Nippon Paper Industries Co Ltd||JPN||website|
|Nippon Paper Industries Co Ltd|
In 2022, the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) asked companies to provide data about their efforts towards removing commodity-driven deforestation and forest degradation from its direct operations and supply chains. Responding companies are scored across four key areas: disclosure; awareness; management; and leadership. This company received a CDP Forests Score of B.
Source: CDP (2022)
In 2022, 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 D.
Source: CDP (2022)
Nippon subsidiary South East Fibre Exports did own the chipmill at Eden, NSW. (It was sold to Allied Natural Wood Exports Pty Ltd on 23 December 2015). This chipmill uses mainly native forest trees, most cut down solely for woodchipping. It does not use waste. Nippon Paper was the focus of a campaign to stop wood-chipping the South East and East Gippsland forests.
Source: Chipstop campaign (2011)
The Friends of the Earth 'Kick Reflex' campaign ran in 2010, calling on the Maryvale Mill and parent company Nippon Paper to cease purchasing logs from high conservation value forests, water catchments and threatened species habitat.
Source: Indy Media (2010)
Nippon Paper was named in the Rainforest Action Network (RAN) report, 'The Truth Behind Tasmanian Forest Destruction and the Japanese Paper Industry: Who Logs Them? Who Buys Them?' (2007) as the biggest buyer of Gunns' old growth woodchips -- purchasing over 1,400,000 tons in 2006.
Source: RAN (2007)
Forest 500 identifies the 350 companies and 150 financial institutions with the greatest exposure to tropical deforestation risk, and annually assesses them on the strength and implementation of their deforestation and human rights commitments. This company received a score of 45%.
Source: Forest 500 (2022)
In 2022, the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) asked companies to provide data about their efforts to manage and govern freshwater resources. Responding companies are scored on six key metrics: transparency; governance & strategy; measuring & monitoring; risk assessment; targets & goals; and value chain engagement. This company received a CDP Water Security Score of C.
Source: CDP (2022)
This company received an S&P Global ESG Score of 51/100 in the Paper & Forest Products category of the S&P Global Corporate Sustainability Assessment, an annual evaluation of companies' sustainability practices (last updated 23 Sep 2022). The rankings are 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: S&P Global (2022)
|Revenue||10.6 billion USD (2014)|
|Subsidiaries||Paper Australia Pty Ltd
Formerly Australian Paper. Makers of Reflex paper. Nippon Paper Group (Japan) purchased Australian Paper and its two operating mills at Maryvale in Victoria and Shoalhaven in NSW from PaperlinX in 2009. Manufactures pulp, paper and packaging. Export products to over 75 countries across the world.
Products / BrandsOpal
Australian Printer Paper
Brilliant Printer Paper
Green Wrap Printer Paper
Olympic Printer Paper
Olympic Notebooks & Pads
Optix Printer Paper
Planet Ark made from post-consumer recycled waste paper; FSC recycled certified; carbon neutral, made in Australia at Maryvale Mill, Victoria Printer Paper
Queens Slipper Board Games & Puzzles
Reflex Printer Paper
Reflex 100% Recycled made from 100% recycled paper; FSC recycled certified; carbon neutral; Made in Australia at Maryvale Mill, Victoria Printer Paper
Tudor some recycled Notebooks & Pads
Tudor recycled Binders & Dividers
Tudor Clipboards & Folders
Victory Printer Paper