The most admired companies are chosen through a survey of a group of executives that evaluate and choose companies and the most outstanding leaders from a range of sectors.
São Paulo, October 26, 2015 – Klabin, Brazil’s largest paper producer and exporter, was named on the morning of Monday, October 26, the Most Admired Company in Brazil in the Pulp and Paper category by Carta Capital magazine.This is the fourth consecutive year that the Company has stood out on this ranking.
The most admired companies are chosen through a survey of a group of executives that evaluate and choose companies and the most outstanding leaders from a range of sectors.This edition of the award provides a complete ranking of companies and a corporate analysis of the sectors studied and facts that contributed to a company gaining the admiration of the country’s leading executives.
The award ceremony was held at Hotel Unique, in São Paulo, and was attended by the Klabin’s CFO and Investor Relations Officer, Antonio Sergio Alfano, who received the award, in addition to the President’s Chief of Staff, Jaques Wagner, economist Luiz Gonzaga Belluzzo, and former Minister of Finance Antonio Delfim Netto, as well as entrepreneurs from several industries in Brazil.
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.