Mercer International releases 2023 Sustainability Report

Mercer International Inc.
May 27, 2024
Category: Forestry
Region: Canada, International

Mercer International released its 2023 Sustainability Report. The report, titled “Fit for Future: Transition and Transformation” sets out Mercer’s progress toward its 2030 environmental goals and other sustainability commitments, practices and accomplishments for 2023. Highlights include:

  • Mercer completed a climate change scenario analysis to assess climate-related risks and explore opportunities for low-carbon products. The Company also launched a lignin pilot plant in Rosenthal, Germany, focusing on sustainable materials.
  • Mercer improved all key water quality indicators at its mills as part of its continuous improvement initiatives, focused on increasing environmental performance.
  • Mercer updated its materiality assessment with a double materiality lens, expanded third-party assurance to include Scope 3 emissions, and implemented a Supplier Code of Conduct to promote responsible practices across its supply chain.

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