Sustainability Action Plan

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Respectful of the planet

Work in partnership to develop methods that are regenerative and respectful of the environment, allowing us to continue to reduce our environmental footprint.

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Our goals

These targets have been developed in line with the recommendations of the Science-Based Targets initiative (SBTi).

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Climate change

 

 

climate change 2030 target

 

-38,7%

greenhouse gas emissions from scopes 1 and 2, mills
(kg of CO2 eq/mt)

climate change 2030 target

 

-27,5%

greenhouse gas emissions from scopes 1 and 2, others
(kg of CO2 eq)

climate change 2030 target

 

-22%

greenhouse gas emissions from scope 2
(kg of CO2 eq/mt)

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Climate change

 

 

climate change 2030 target

 

100%

renewable electricity

climate change 2025 target

 

-6%

energy consumption
(GJ/mt)

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Water consumption

 

 

water consumption 2025 target

 

-15%

water consumption
(m3/mt)

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The United Nations Sustainable Development Goals

In the elaboration of this new plan, Cascades aligned itself with the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals. This is why each target contributes to this planetary agenda which unites governments and organizations.

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Solutions driven

Collaborate with our employees, customers and supply chain partners to develop environmentally friendly and sustainable solutions that create value and help build a better world for everyone.

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Our goals

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Eco-design products

 

 

eco-design products 2030 target

 

100%

recyclable, compostable or reusable packaging

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Responsible procurement

 

 

responsible procurement 2025 target

 

100%

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responsible procurement 2025 target

 

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FSC® Mix supply

responsible procurement 2025 target

 

70%

of our purchases made from suppliers deemed responsible

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The United Nations Sustainable Development Goals

In the elaboration of this new plan, Cascades aligned itself with the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals. This is why each target contributes to this planetary agenda which unites governments and organizations.

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Community minded

Make decisions based on their positive contribution to the health and well-being of our communities, and guide people to make responsible choices on a daily basis.

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Our goals

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Sustainable cities and communities

 

 

cities and communities 2025 target

 

50%

of our donation and sponsorship budget allocate to causes in line with UN's Sustainable Development Goals

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Community involvement

 

 

community involvement 2025 target

 

15,000

hours of community involvement realized by our employees annually

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The United Nations Sustainable Development Goals

In the elaboration of this new plan, Cascades aligned itself with the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals. This is why each target contributes to this planetary agenda which unites governments and organizations.

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People focused

Foster a healthy, safe and stimulating work environment where our employees develop their full potential and feel a sense of accomplishment by helping to achieve the company’s mission.

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Our goals

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Employee health, safety and well-being

 

 

health safety and well-being 2025 target

 

-50%

the number of days lost due to work-related accidents

health safety and well-being 2025 target

 

100%

of permanent and full-time employees have completed a confidential health profile with a healthcare coverage provider

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Equity, diversity and inclusion

 

 

equity diversity inclusion 2025 target

 

100%

of permanent and full-time employees are trained on unconscious biases

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The United Nations Sustainable Development Goals

In the elaboration of this new plan, Cascades aligned itself with the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals. This is why each target contributes to this planetary agenda which unites governments and organizations.

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Cascades reaffirms its ability to “drive positive change”

The commitments in our new Sustainability Action Plan are respectful of the planet, solutions driven, community minded and people focused.
 

Sustainability Action Plan 2021-2025