Sustainability Report

Setting aggressive environmental, health and safety goals that are of importance to our employees, our customers and the communities where we operate.

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KapStone Paper and Packaging Corporation was formed in April 2005 by industry veterans to establish operating businesses in the paper, packaging, forest products and related industries. Headquartered in Northbrook, Illinois, KapStone is a leading North American producer of unbleached Kraft paper and corrugated packaging products. KapStone’s annual revenues exceed $3 billion, and the company employs approximately 6,000 people. Victory Packaging is KapStone’s North American distributor of all types of packaging specializing in providing unique solutions for its clients with 65 distribution centers across North America.


KapStone Reports Ongoing Progress In Meeting 2020 Sustainability Goals

KapStone Paper and Packaging Corporation (NYSE: KS) has released its fourth annual sustainability report which shows ongoing progress towards meeting its 2020 sustainability goals. The report details accomplishments along with areas for improvement necessary to meet those goals.

The baseline for this report is company performance as reported in 2010 and conforms to the Global Reporting Initiative's (GRI) G4 rigid and voluntary standards.

KapStone Paper and Packaging Corporation President, Matt Kaplan, states: "We have set aggressive environmental, health and safety goals that are of importance to our employees, our customers and the communities where we operate. These goals are key to our guiding principles. We think big and act small. We take care of our partners. We do business the right way. With our commitment to these guiding principles, we are committed to meeting our 2020 sustainability goals."

The 2015 Sustainability Report details six areas of 2020 Sustainability goals, our progress toward meeting those goals, and a Management Plan for further progress. In the environmental impact area, we made good progress in reducing energy use, greenhouse gas and criteria air emissions. We are working hard to minimize our environmental footprint in the areas where we operate. We believe we are on track to meet all of our performance targets. Our People and Communities area highlights "Safety First, Last and Always" for employees as a core value at KapStone as well as community involvement and open communications. The report concludes with an overview of KapStone Paper and Packaging Corporation.

KapStone's 2015 Sustainability Report provides a detailed update reporting on progress and the continued commitment to achieving its 2020 Sustainability Goals.

For additional information, visit sustainability.kapstonepaper.com.