The Company was also the champion in the Pulp and Paper industry in the 15th edition of the Valor Econômico yearbook
São Paulo, August 25, 2015 – Klabin, Brazil’s largest paper producer and exporter, received two important recognitions from Valor 1000, the Valor Econômico yearbook that is now in its 15th edition. The Company was elected the Valor 2015 Company and is the champion in the Pulp and Paper industry in the Valor 1000.
The Valor yearbook ranks the one thousand largest companies in the country, awarding those with the best performance in 25 economic segments based on an evaluation of eight accounting and financial criteria. The champion of champions is chosen considering criteria such as corporate governance, social involvement and respect for consumers and the environment.
At the award ceremony, held yesterday in São Paulo (São Paulo), the chairman of the Board of Directors, Armando Klabin, together with the company’s CEO, Fabio Schvartsman, accepted the top award at an event attended by Central Bank President Alexandre Tombini and other officials and representatives of a range of sectors in the Brazilian economy.
Klabin, Brazil’s largest paper producer and exporter, is the leading manufacturer of paper and board for packaging, corrugated board packaging, industrial sacks and timber in logs. Founded in 1899, it has 14 industrial units in Brazil and one in Argentina. Klabin is organized into three business units: Forestry, Paper (paperboard, kraft paper and recycled) and Conversion (corrugated board and industrial sacks).
Klabin’s management is entirely oriented towards sustainable development, and pursues integrated and responsible growth that combines profitability, social development and a commitment to the environment. Klabin has been a component of the Corporate Sustainability Index (ISE) of the São Paulo Stock Exchange (BM&FBovespa) since 2014. It is also a signatory to the United Nations Global Compact and the Brazilian Pact to Eradicate Slave Labor, and seeks suppliers and business partners that follow the same values of ethics, transparency and respect to the principles of sustainability.
Learn more at www.klabin.com.br