LONDON, March 19, 2020 (Press Release) -DS Smith, the leading provider of sustainable packaging solutions, has today announced it has received a ‘Prime’ status in ESG from the Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS).
The score is only awarded to companies with an ESG performance above the sector-specific threshold, meaning it has fulfilled ambitious and absolute sustainability performance requirements.Read more
FULDA, Germany , March 5, 2020 (Press Release) -Spirits and wine are the gift classics par excellence. These presents are increasingly ordered via the internet. Attractively wrapped and provided with a greeting card, the bottles go straight to friends, relatives and business partners. With its new packaging solution E-Wrap, DS Smith additionally boosts the joy of unpacking. The innovation for individual orders of spirits, wines, high-quality oils and much more combines both gift and shipping packaging. The all-in-one solution creates a unique unboxing experience for recipients.Read more
LONDON, Feb. 27, 2020 (Press Release) -New figures from a leading packaging company, DS Smith have revealed the alarming amount of plastic waste that ends up in UK paper and cardboard recycling streams.
In the last year alone, our Kemsley Paper Mill – the largest recycled paper mill in the UK – measured enough plastic contamination in paper and cardboard materials bound for recycling to fill up to 4.8 million black bin bags.Read more
LONDON, Feb. 17, 2020 (Press Release) -DS Smith, the leading provider of sustainable packaging solutions, has today announced it has received an A minus score for climate change, sustainable forestry and water security from the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP).
Each year, the CDP takes the information supplied in its annual reporting process and scores companies and cities based on their journey through disclosure and towards environmental leadership and grades businesses from ‘A’ to ‘F’.Read more
LONDON, Feb. 13, 2020 (Press Release) -Sustainable packaging leader DS Smith hosts Dr Luke Evans, newly elected Hinckley MP on circular economy visit.
DS Smith, the UK’s leading provider of sustainable packaging solutions has hosted the newly elected MP for Hinckley and Bosworth, Dr Luke Evans to discuss the circular economy and upcoming environmental legislation in the UK.Read more
LONDON, Feb. 13, 2020 (Press Release) -Romantics are being urged to spare their loved one’s blushes this Valentine’s Day with new statistics showing over a third (36%) of people would be embarrassed to receive a flower delivery at work.
Research from sustainable packaging company DS Smith, has revealed that over half (54%) of people would prefer to receive flowers straight to their home – with just 12% saying that they would prefer to receive flowers in front of their colleagues.Read more
LONDON, Feb. 6, 2020 (Press Release) -DS Smith and Keep Scotland Beautiful have teamed up on the Cup Movement - an initiative designed to offer coffee cup recycling in the Greater Glasgow area.
In 2019, Scotland made its way through 500 million single-use coffee cups, with Greater Glasgow contributing almost 100 million cups alone. With coffee cup recycling rates at only 4%, over 90 million cups ended up in landfill or incineration to produce energy-from-waste (EfW).Read more
LONDON, Jan. 30, 2020 (Press Release) -Surprising new figures from packaging giant, DS Smith, have shown increased sales of paper for shopping bags as retailers adapt to new attitudes towards single-use plastic.
Last year alone, our Kemsley Paper Mill – the largest paper recycling mill in the UK – supplied enough paper to make around 400 million bags used by major retailers and food takeaway chains.Read more