Guapimirim, 24th of June 2014 – Klabin, the country’s biggest paper manufacturer and exporter, has made a donation of R$ 1,150,000.00 to the Fund for Childhood and Adolescence (FIA). The amount, which will be used during the year of 2014, was split between all the municipalities where the company is present, among which is the city of Guapimirim.
The funds donated will be allocated to projects to attend children and adolescents chosen by FIA throughout the year. Klabin will accompany the progress of these initiatives together with the community and the institutions benefitted.
In 2013, for having been the biggest donor to FIA during the year, Klabin was honored with the seal of Social Responsibility Partner to the Children and Adolescents of Guapimirim.
Klabin, Brazil’s biggest paper manufacturer and exporter, produces packaging paper and board, corrugated boxes, industrial sacks and timber in logs. Founded in 1899, today it has 15 industrial plants in Brazil and one in Argentina. It is organized in three business units: Forestry, Paper (cartonboard and kraft paper) and Converting (corrugated board and industrial sacks).
Sustainable Development guides the management of the company, in the pursuit of integrated, responsible growth which combines profitability, social development and environmental commitment. In 2014, for the first timeKlabin will be part of BM&F Bovespa’s Corporate Sustainability Index (ISE).
Consequently, it is a signatory to the UN Global Compact and looks for suppliers and business partners who adhere to the same ethical values, transparency and respect for the principles of sustainability.
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