Recently WWF has published the results of its second WWF Environmental Paper Company Index, a rating of paper producers on their global ecological footprint. WWF ranked Metsä Tissue (Katrin) as the best in the category of public Corporate Responsibility reporting and Environmental Management Systems. Metsä Tissue achieved an impressive result of 86% of the maximum score in this category. The second best tissue producer scored 78%. These results go hand in hand with Katrin’s hygiene spreads success philosophy and emphasize the importance of sustainability issues in our company.
When Jangro recently announced that each of its 40 outlets had joined the Cleaning and Hygiene Suppliers Association (CHSA), it was just one of many ways in which our Membership of independent janitorial suppliers could actively show its desire to put some professionalism into the washroom business and expose the paper product cheats.
Further to my posting in April, Kimberly Clarke have now followed most other paper manufacturers and posted a 5% price increase on all proffesional products as from the 1st of September, but are these increases really justified?
Serious Earthquakes across the world have seen pulp paper prices increase dramatically over the last few months. Market leader in environmental paper products and owner of the Katrin Brand, Metsa Tissue report that some 7% of the global pulp market will be shutdown in the medium term. While SCA claim that it’s nearer 10%.