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Wipak Makes Significant Progress in Sustainability, Announces 2023 ESG Report



Wipak Group today released its 2023 Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) Report, highlighting impressive progress across its environmental and safety initiatives since establishing a baseline in 2019. 


The report showcases a remarkable 70% reduction in operational carbon footprint (scope 1+2) compared to the 2019 baseline. This significant achievement demonstrates the company’s dedication to combating climate change and building a sustainable future.  


“We are proud of our achievements and dedicated to creating a future where packaging has minimal impact on the planet,” said Karri Koskela, CEO, at Wipak Group. “This report is not just a document; it’s a testament to Wipak’s dedication to creating a future where packaging leaves a minimal footprint on our planet.” 


The report further details a 16.8% reduction in electricity consumption, highlighting the company’s commitment to energy efficiency.   


Safety remains a top priority for Wipak. The report details a 68% decrease in the Total Recordable Case Rate (TRCR) since 2019, demonstrating a strong commitment to employee safety. 


“Safety is and will continue to be a key priority also in 2024,” said lkka Kellokumpu, CI and EHS Manager at Wipak Group.  


Beyond environmental and safety performance, the 2023 ESG Report features insightful case studies from across the company’s sites, showcasing the positive impact Wipak has had on local communities and the environment.   


We hope this report will serve as a transparent and informative tool for all our stakeholders, including customers, investors, employees, and the wider community, to understand our sustainability efforts and to engage with us on this journey towards a more sustainable future.” said Karri Koskela, CEO, at Wipak Group. We want this report to serve as a basis for constructive engagement and collaboration. 


The full 2023 ESG Report can be found here: ESG Report 2023 


About Wipak Group 

Wipak Group develops and manufactures sophisticated packaging solutions for food products, as well as for medical instruments and devices. As part of the Finnish Wihuri Group, Wipak is a leading European supplier of multilayer films – especially high barrier films. Our extensive range of services delivered by our Innovation Center, combined with application support through training and workshops, ensure that with our products we can provide significant added value to our customers

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