The Wall Street Journal Ranks International Paper One of “The 100 Most Sustainably Managed Companies in the World”

Nov 16, 2020 11:00 AM ET

The Wall Street Journal announced “The 100 Most Sustainably Managed Companies in the World,” a new ranking that focuses on companies’ ability to create long-term shareholder value. We are proud to rank among the top 2% of global firms, and you can read more about the award here.

The Journal’s environment, social and governance research analysts assessed more than 5,500 publicly traded companies based on sustainability metrics in areas such as business model and innovation, external social and product issues, employee and workplace issues and the environment. Making sustainability issues a core part of business practices is a defining characteristic of the WSJ ranking and International Paper is thrilled to make the list.

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About International Paper

International Paper (NYSE: IP) is a leading global producer of renewable fiber-based packaging, pulp and paper products with manufacturing operations in North America, Latin America, Europe, North Africa and Russia. We produce corrugated packaging products that protect and promote goods and enable worldwide commerce; pulp for diapers, tissue, and other personal hygiene products that promote health and wellness; and papers that facilitate education and communication. We are headquartered in Memphis, Tenn., employ more than 50,000 colleagues and serve more than 25,000 customers in 150 countries. Net sales for 2019 were $22 billion. For more information about International Paper, our products and global citizenship efforts, please visit