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2019 Group Sustainability Report

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About this report
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About this report
Reader's guide
Defining report content
External reviews of our sustainability performance
Independent Assurance Practitioner's Report on Selected Key Performance Indicators
Leadership message – Chief Executive Officer
Leadership message – Chairman

Sustainability governance
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Sustainability governance

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Our performance against our 2020 global sustainability goals
Our performance against our 2020 regional targets

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Our accolades in 2019

Key material issues
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Key material issues – overview
The links between our operating context, risk, key relationships and key material issues
How we create value
Understanding our business model
Our operating context
Our key material issues
Our key material issues – Prosperity
Our key material issues – People
Our key material issues – Planet

Key relationships
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Key relationships – Overview
Key relationships
Industry bodies and business
Suppliers and contractors
Civil society and media
Government and regulatory bodies

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Prosperity – overview
Prosperity 2019 – at a glance
Delivering on our strategy and 2020Vision
Our diversified product portfolio
Investing in R&D
Assessing our investment case
Adding value to daily life
Value added in 2019
Adding value in each region where we operate

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People – overview
People in 2019 – at a glance
Profiling our people
Monitoring turnover and new hires
Monitoring turnover, new hires and absenteeism
Developing our people to reach their full potential
Training our people
Appraising our people
Leading and managing our people
Assessing employee engagement
Promoting health and wellbeing
Reviewing our safety performance in 2019
Sharing value
Sharing value – Making ideas matter in North America
Sharing value – Supporting youth in Europe
Sharing value – Uplifting lives in South Africa

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Planet – overview
Planet in 2019 – at a glance
Knowing our woodfibre sources
Sourcing certified woodfibre
Mitigating the impact of climate change in our plantations
Assessing climate change
Producing and using renewable energy
Focusing on greenhouse gas emissions
Decreasing emissions
Managing water responsibly
Minimising waste
Deriving value from waste

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UNGC and SDGs – Overview
Sappi and the United Nations Global Compact
Forests and the SDGs

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Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) – Overview
GRI – Sustainability Reporting Standards
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