Sustainability

Sustainable Development Goals

Due to the nature of its raw materials and products, CMPC is inextricably linked with nature. That is why in 2017 the Company developed a Corporate Purpose Statement to guide its sustainability strategic focus over the coming years. All areas of CMPC participated in the process, which was led by a committee of high-level Company executives and considered information from the organization’s various stakeholders.​

The CMPC sustainability strategic focus has three aspects: risks to which the Company is exposed and are outside of its control, material issues determined by an in-depth materiality analysis and updated every year, and an alignment with the Global Compact principles, sustainable development goals and targets of the 2030 Agenda, to which CMPC subscribes since 2018.

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Relevant Numbers

Total CO2 Emissions

6,702,475t CO2 e/year

Renewable Energy Consumed

66.5%

Self-Generated Electric Energy

63.9%

Water Withdrawn

206,541,364m3/year

Industrial Water Use

31.33m3 per metric ton of product

Forest Assets

1,189,680ha

Certified Plantations

90.3%of own forest assets

Areas for Protection, Conservation and Restoration

325,995ha

Waste Recovered

75%

Micro-SME Suppliers

6,815

Green Financing

4issuances

Dow Jones Sustainability Index

6
years included

Indexes and Recognition

CMPC leads the categories of Dow Jones Chile, MILA and Emerging Markets, in which it was included since 2015, 2017 and 2019 respectively, in recognition of its ESG efforts. In 2020 it reached third place in the DJSI of the Paper & Forest Products sector globally.  

CMPC is part of this index since 2015 acknowledging the Company’s commitment to corporate social responsibility and sustainable development.

Included in the MSCI Chile index since its inception in 2014. The index is designed to measure the performance of large and mid cap companies on the Chilean market integrating ESG aspects.

In 2020, CMPC was included among the 100 companies with the best ESG performance in VigeoEiris' Emerging Markets index for the first time.

In 2020, CMPC was included in the prestigious Forests A List ranking among the main companies recognized for its leadership in the measu-rement and management of risks related to Forests. Along with this, the company already achieved two Water A List, repeating the rating for the second year. In turn, CMPC has been actively reporting in the 3 CDP thematic questionnaires: Climate Change, Water Security and Forests since 2013.

 


Partner Organizations and Collaboration 

Since 2018, CMPC's sustain-ability strategy and objectives have been aligned with the Sustainable Development... Goals (SDGs) of the UN Global Compact and its 2030 Agenda.

Corporate Leaders Group for Climate Change collaborates with government officials on environmental regulations. The .CEO of CMPC, Fran-cisco...... Ruiz-Tagle serves as a Director in its corporate governance.

The World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) is an organization of over 200 leading businesses working together to accelerate the transition to a sustainable world. CMPC is a member of the Forest Solutions Group within the organization.

One of three co-presiding com-panies in the elaboration of the Forest Sector Roadmap towards the Sustainable Deve-lopment Goals (SDG) by the World Business Council for Sustainable Develop-ment (WBCSD). Presented by CMPC CEO Francisco Ruiz-Tagle before the United Nations.

CMPC participates in the Cli-mate Change Committee, pro-viding seminars and other education on topics of sustainability and climate change.

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