Environmental Paper Company Index 2019

EPCI 2019


Tracking of the ecological footprint over time

  • graphic paper

    16%

    of world's

    GRAPHIC PAPER

    23% in EPCI 2017
    28% in EPCI 2015
    and 2013
  • newsprint

    13%

    of world's

    NEWSPRINT

    17% in EPCI 2017
    16% in EPCI 2015
    29% in EPCI 2013
  • packaging

    9%

    of world's

    PACKAGING

    9% in EPCI 2017
    7% in EPCI 2015
    6% in EPCI 2013
  • pulp

    10%

    of world's

    PULP

    15% in EPCI 2017
    15% in EPCI 2015
    14% in EPCI 2013
  • tissue

    15%

    of world's

    TISSUE

    26% in EPCI 2017
    30% in EPCI 2015
    14% in EPCI 2013

Regional spread of participants

Average scores of EPCI participants per product category

Category
Overall
Scores
Responsible
Sourcing
Clean
Manufacturing
Reporting
/ EMS
GRAPHIC PAPER
2019 2017 2015
67% 73% 70%
71% 79% 75%
62% 68% 65%
65% 73% 71%
NEWSPRINT
2019 2017 2015
75% 80% 76%
80% 91% 94%
80% 81% 75%
64% 66% 55%
PACKAGING
2019 2017 2015
75% 74% 74%
82% 85% 83%
78% 74% 72%
64% 60% 63%
PULP
2019 2017 2015
66% 68% 66%
77% 74% 72%
60% 64% 61%
61% 66% 64%
TISSUE
2019 2017 2015
67% 72% 67%
70% 85% 81%
68% 66% 62%
64% 63% 64%

Participants since 2010, 2013, and 2019

Participated since 2010:

  • Domtar
  • Stora Enso
  • Mondi
  •  
  • Metsä Group (via M-real - now Metsä Board)

Participated since 2013:

  • ARAUCO
  • ITC
  • Södra Cell
  • Bio-PAPPEL
  • Klabin
  • TNPL/India
  • CMPC
  • Resolute Forest Products
  • UPM

New participants in 2019:

  • ENCE
  • Nippon Paper
  • JK Paper
  •  
  • LECTA
  •  

The questionnaire has evolved over time with input from EPCI participants. As the method is consistent since 2013 the overall results are presented in a historical timeline format.