Spicers NZ shares its commitment to a greener future

Spicers NZ has achieved Toitū net carbonzero certification in line with ISO 14064.

Toitū net carbonzero certification
Morgan John, general manager Spicers NZ

Morgan John, general manager Spicers NZ, says, “This prestigious recognition marks Spicers commitment to environmental sustainability and its dedication to reducing carbon emissions.

“We are leading the charge by achieving Toitū- net carbonzero as a supplier across the print, sign and packaging industry and we are excited. The certification extends across all our business divisions, including Spicers Paper, Total Supply and Universal Packaging.”

Toitū Envirocare awards Toitū net carbonzero certification to organisations that demonstrate commitment to measuring, managing, and mitigating their carbon footprint. Spicers has undertaken third party auditing and implemented comprehensive strategies to achieve this milestone, reflecting its proactive approach to sustainability.

Environmental stewardship

Daniel Whyte, national operations manager at Spicers NZ, adds, “As a company deeply invested in environmental stewardship, we are thrilled to announce our Toitū net carbonzero certification. This accomplishment underscores our unwavering commitment to minimising our environmental impact and driving positive change within our industry.”

Spicers journey towards carbon neutrality encompasses a multifaceted approach. The company meticulously measure its carbon footprint across all operations, identifying key areas for improvement and optimisation. Spicers NZ implements innovative initiatives to reduce carbon emissions, such as enhancing energy efficiency, optimising transportation logistics, and investing in renewable energy sources.

Additionally, Spicers NZ partners with reputable carbon offsetting programmes to neutralise its remaining carbon emissions, supporting projects that promote renewable energy on a global scale. Spicers NZ is committed to fostering a culture of sustainability among its employees, customers, and stakeholders.

Broader initiatives

Achieving Toitū- net carbonzero certification aligns with the company’s broader sustainability initiatives, which encompass responsible sourcing, waste reduction, and eco-friendly product innovation. By integrating sustainability into its core business practices, Spicers aims to inspire positive change throughout the supply chain and contribute to a more sustainable future.

Toitū net carbonzero certification is currently available in 17 countries and over 60 countries recognise the certification marks, making Toitū net carbonzero certification ideal for companies working in global supply chains or international brands.

Morgan concludes, “Achieving this certification allows us to help our carbonreduce and net carbonzero customers offset their emissions. We believe that sustainability is not just a goal but a responsibility. By achieving Toitū net carbonzero certification, we reaffirm our commitment to environmental stewardship and set a benchmark for our industry.”

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