Sustainability is an important part of the Group’s strategy for growth and value creation. Sustainability activities make Swedish Match more competitive and help to reduce long term costs and risks. Much of the focus centers around manufacturing, purchasing, transport, and distribution, as Swedish Match sees these areas as having some of the greatest impacts on the Group’s business, cost structure, flexibility, and competitiveness.
For Swedish Match, corporate sustainability means conducting business in a way that provides long term benefits for the Company, mindful of the world around us. It means listening to the Company’s stakeholders and adapting how we work and what we do, to be a sustainable and profitable company recognizing the changing needs of all stakeholders. While the economic, environmental, and social issues the Company faces may change, the foundation of the Company’s sustainability work remain constant.
Swedish Match is listed on the OMX GES Sustainability Sweden Index.
The Swedish Match sustainability strategy involves using a systematic approach, in order to provide improved transparency and a focus on business operations.
Successful sustainability activities require a methodical approach to reporting. Swedish Match continues to report its sustainability information according to the guidelines set forth by Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) G3, in order to reach measurable, transparent, clear, and comparable results.
Swedish Match has a number of Company policies covering basic principles and guiding statements that are designed to ensure that the Company operates in a way that meets or exceeds the stakeholders’ requirements.
Swedish Match welcomes the development of increased environmental awareness and sees it as an incentive for the Group to continuously improve and find new ways to reduce its environmental impact.
Corporate social responsibility is embedded in the Swedish Match corporate culture.
- Emmett Harrison
- Senior Vice President Corporate Communications and Sustainability
- emmett.harrison @swedishmatch.com
- Phone +46-8-6580173
- Mobile +46-70-9380173