The reporting is published annually, as part of the annual report, with the most recent sustainability report published in March 2019 and relating to the 2018 financial year.
The sustainability information presented is based on the sustainability issues identified as essential in view of the business that Holmen conducts, and on the statutory permit requirements set out in the environmental legislation in the countries in which the Group operates.
The sustainability report refers to the period 1st of januari to 31st of december 2019.
The sustainability report includes Holmen AB and Holmen's five business areas Forest, Timber, Paper, Paperboard and Energy and associated subsidiaries, which are presented in the annual report 2019 p. 75.
No changes have taken place during the year in Holmen’s organisation, corporate structure, ownership or supply chain. The sustainability reporting has been subject to review by Holmen’s auditors. See Auditors Report below.
Key sustainability topics
In 2018, Holmen conducted a root and branch materiality analysis to establish our role in how best to achieve our purpose of creating a sustainable future. Work on the materiality analysis included both internal and external stakeholders, with the results of the analysis providing the basis for the development of Holmen’s Group-wide sustainability work, which has been distilled into three focus areas:
Holmen reports on its work on sustainability in accordance with the Global Reporting Initiative’s GRI guidelines at Core level and according to the Swedish Act on Annual Reports. Holmen´s sustainability report consists of pages 2, 5-9, 12-13, 16-38, 40, 41, 44, 45, 47, 57, 60-62, 72, 75, 81-84, 88-89 in Holmen’s Annual Report 2019, as well as of information on our website. See the GRI index below for guidance.
The Sustainability report is published annually, as part of the annual report, with the most recent sustainability report published in March 2020 and relating to the 2019 financial year.