Smurfit Kappa is a FTSE 100 company and one of the leading providers of paper-based packaging in the world, with operations in 22 European countries, 13 countries in the Americas, and 1 country in Africa. ASAMS Business Development Manager, Jamie Podgers attended their site in Diss along with business leaders from across Norfolk to meet members of their management team and gain an insight on how they manage sustainability in their organisation.
During the tour of their state of the art production facility guests learned more about their key focus on working towards a sustainable future and how this was embodied within their organisational culture.
Smurfit Kappa own approximately 68,000 hectares of forest globally. Their forest estate management is based on sustainable development principles, promoting economic growth, a responsible use of natural resources and fostering social equity.
A big thank you to NAAME and Greater Norwich Manufacturing Group for arranging this meeting and a special thank you to the management team of Smurfit Kappa for hosting a great quarter 3 meeting and site tour.