Smurfit Kappa Group Plc

Dublin, Irelandwww.smurfitkappa.com
Invested through
  • Triodos Global Equities Impact Fund
  • Triodos Impact Mixed Fund - Defensive
  • Triodos Impact Mixed Fund - Neutral
  • Triodos Impact Mixed Fund - Offensive
  • Triodos Euro Bond Impact Fund
Asset ClassesListed equity & Corporate bonds
Impact strategyImpact Equities and Bonds
Bloomberg tickerSKG LN
ISIN codeIE00B1RR8406
Industry groupMaterials
Aligned with SDGs

Smurfit Kappa manufactures paper packaging products. The company offers container boards, corrugated containers, and other paper-based packaging products. Smurfit Kappa Group serves clients globally.

Investment rationale

Recycling is at the heart of the business model of Smurfit Kappa; 75% of the raw material used consist of recycled fibres. This gives the company the strongest fit with the Circular Economy theme, even though it also has a strong fit with the Renewable Resources theme. All paper-based packaging the company produces is recyclable and through its products the company facilitates the shift from plastic to more environmental friendly paper based packaging.
Through the use of recycled material, it also helps to improve the environmental footprint of its customers. The company's Better Planet Packaging initiative explores and re-imagines packaging for a sustainable world. This initiative is mostly focused on replacing plastics for more sustainable paper packaging.
Smurfit Kappa also promotes sustainable forest management in the owned forests as well as throughout the supply chain and demand deliveries has to be certified by internationally accepted forest management standards such as FSC.