We follow contemporary 'short scale' convention; defining one billion as one thousand million.
When data is expressed in specific form, this means
that the actual quantity consumed (energy, water,
etc) or emitted (emissions, solid waste, etc) is
expressed in terms of a production parameter for the
period indicated. For Sappi, as with other pulp and
paper companies, the parameter is air dry tons (adt)
We standardise all our reported measurements using the metric ton equivalent to 1,000 kg.
We have used the following exchange rates: