Company Recognized for its environmental, social and economic performance
MISSISSAUGA, ON, June 4, 2019 /CNW/ - Kruger Products, Canada's leading manufacturer of in-home and away-from-home tissue products, has been ranked 10th among Corporate Knights' 2019 Best 50 Corporate Citizens in Canada. This is the second consecutive year Kruger Products has been named to this list.
"We are proud to be part of this prestigious list and appreciate the recognition for our continued work to empower employees, diversify our teams and evolve our sustainable commitments," said Dino Bianco, CEO, Kruger Products. "Our continued success is due in large part to our evolving and progressive approach to sustainability."
Corporate Knights is a Toronto-based media and research company focused on quantifying and animating clean capitalism drivers for decision makers. It produces rankings and financial product ratings based on corporate sustainability performance and publishes Canada's largest circulating magazine focused on sustainability and responsible business. Its annual corporate citizenship recognition program is a respected benchmark for corporate sustainability leadership in Canada. The Best 50 Corporate Citizens in Canada represent the standard for corporate sustainability leadership in Canada.
Highlights of Kruger Products' high rank on the list include a high clean revenue score, strong board gender diversity, fair ratio of pay between the CEO and average worker, and strong pension fund quality. As a leading Canadian Consumer Products Goods (CPG) company, Kruger Products endeavors to operate in an environmentally responsible and sustainable manner and ensure diversity among its workforce. For more information on Kruger Products' sustainable commitments and achievements, click here.
The Best 50 Corporate Citizens in Canada ranking is based on 21 quantitative key performance indicators covering resource, employee, financial management, clean revenue and supplier performance. In total, Corporate Knights evaluated 242 large Canadian organizations.
To see the full list of 2019 Best 50 Corporate Citizens in Canada, click here.
About KP Tissue Inc.
KPT was created to acquire, and its business is limited to holding, a limited partnership interest in KPLP. KPT currently holds a 15.7% interest in KPLP. For more information visit www.kptissueinc.com.
About Kruger Products L.P.
Kruger Products L.P. is Canada's leading manufacturer of quality tissue products for household, industrial and commercial use. KPLP serves the Canadian consumer market with such well-known brands as Cashmere®, Purex®, SpongeTowels® and Scotties®'. In the U.S., KPLP manufactures the White Cloud® brand, as well as many private label products. The Away-From-Home division manufactures and distributes high-quality, cost-effective product solutions to a wide range of commercial and public entities. KPLP has approximately 2,500 employees and operates eight FSC® (FSC® C104904) certified plants in North America. For more information, visit www.krugerproducts.ca.
SOURCE Kruger Products L.P.
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