ESG

About ESG

Environmental protection and sustainability are at the heart of our innovation journey.
We use environmentally safe and sustainable resources. Wastage is greatly reduced as we source responsibly from recyclable materials. Taking our green step further, our environmental management system is ISO14001 accredited.
Learn more about our ESG strategy, goals, and achievements in Filtrona’s 2023 Sustainability Report.
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OUR ESG STRATEGY

Sustainability is at the core of our business. As the world’s largest designer and manufacturer of sustainable filter solutions, we strive to make a positive impact on our communities and the environment through our ESG strategy.

Environment

Commitment to reducing our environmental impact as part of our strategic business planning.

Social

Protect our people, supporting community development and delivering a positive social impact.

Governance

All activities are conducted in accordance with applicable legal and regulatory requirements and to the highest standards of ethical business conduct.

OUR GOALS

Environment

Responsible Waste Management
Zero Waste
To Landfill (ZWTL) at all sites are achieved
Filtrona’s list of certification obtained: ISO9001, ISO14001, ISO45001, ISO50001, SA8000, ISO17025 (FIC lab), BRC (British Retail Consortium)
Sustainable
Plastic-free Products by 2050

SOCIAL

We protect our people, support community development and deliver a positive social impact
Zero Injuries
and Lost-Time Incidents (LTIs)
40% Female Representation

in management roles by 2040

CSR Activites
across all sites

GOVERNANCE

Our sustainability efforts are guided by a clear structure, involving senior management and all business areas.
100% employees trained for ethics and compliance
Regulatory Compliance
ESG Committee to oversee progress
100% KYC & KYS*
Annual Compulsory Basic Compliance Training
KYC: Know Your Customer Compliance
KYS: Know Your Supplier Compliance

OUR ACHIEVEMENTS

Key Highlights

What We Have Achieved
“Our culture is deeply rooted in both innovation and sustainability. As a result, we remain focused on our customers, while protecting the environment.”

Environment

Zero Waste
To Landfill (ZWTL) at all sites are achieved
24% Reduction
of net CO2 emission from 2022 (Scope 1, 2 combined)

20% Renewable Energy

Social

26% Female Leaders

(Management role)

29% Female
gender diversity (Out of the overall number of 1816 people)

53% Reduction

in accidents from 2019

Governance

ESG Committee

formally established to
implement Filtrona’s ESG
policy and practices

100% Completion

in compliance training

Ecovadis Bronze Award

OUR POLICIES

Environment

Filtrona Sustainability Policy
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Social

Filtrona Health and Safety Policy

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Labour and Human Rights Policy

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Community Engagement Policy

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Governance

Code of Ethics and Regulatory Compliance Policy

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Sustainable Procurement Policy

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Intellectual Property Policy
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Fortify Reinforcement Range

Our SupaStrip® and RippaTape® ranges were not only developed to provide superior easy opening solutions, they also deliver reinforcement to Fortify the performance of a product.

 

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Authentication Solution

Criminals are becoming ever more sophisticated in their attempts to fake goods, with some estimates suggesting that 5-9% of the annual global trade is accounted for by counterfeits.

 

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What Else Do We Solve?

VakTape™ is an easy open solution specifically developed to provide a consistent and reliable combination of easy opening and hermetic seals on modified atmosphere packs and vacuum packs.

 

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Easiliner

Our high-quality EASILINER product range provides paper-based, silicon-release liners to protect pressure-sensitive glue lines and ensures that your product will stick only when needed.

 

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Tape Applicators

Filtrona has over 50 years’ experience of designing, supplying and installing applicators that complement our tape portfolio. This means we are better equipped to understand and support your business than a standard tape supplier.

 

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RE:CLOSE Tape™

For longer-lasting freshness, powerful promotions and perfect portion control, RE:CLOSE™ TAPE brings a fresh approach to your packaging.

 

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The ECO Range

We are committed to continually develop our business to respond to evolving environmental requirements. Find out more about what our ECO Range, including Rippatape Halo – the ground breaking repulpable paper based tapes solution, can do for you.

 

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SupaStrip®

SupaStrip® enhances brand loyalty by providing a positive, easy opening experience with additional brand owner value delivered via the engagement potential of print and increased efficiencies during manufacturing.

 

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RIPPATAPE® FOR PAPER & BOARD

Rippatape® products are designed to rip through most grades of fluting and board allowing quick, easy and safe access to contents. This includes corrugated and fibreboard cartons, envelopes, paper sacks and e-commerce mailers.

 

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Performance Range

The PERFORMANCE Range enables cigarette manufacturers to reduce the amount of tar, carbon monoxide and vapour in their products to meet strict regulatory requirements around the world. The PERFORMANCE Range does that while still providing the desired taste experience that consumers demand.

 

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Sensation Range

Especially made for consumers who place great importance on experiencing a high level of smoking satisfaction, the SENSATION Range is designed to appeal to their individual senses.

 

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Icon Range

Built on Filtrona’s cornerstones of quality and innovation, the Icon Range is best suited for those who want to be different and stand out from the crowd. Premiumise your brand by creating a star product in your portfolio with the ICON Range.

 

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ECO™ Range

Go green with our plastic-free and sustainable filter solutions. Biodegradable with 4X lower carbon footprint compared to filters made with cellulose acetate, the ECOTM Range meets environmental regulation while delivering a superior experience that users are accustomed to.

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