Fedrigoni sustainability path has a rigorous approach, relying on internal and external tools that measure and verify our actions and progress.



We obtained our first certification in 1993 and since then we have operated in accordance with existing standards at an international level, several of which are voluntary. Here below the most relevant.



The Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) is an internationally recognised forest certification system, focused on correct forest management and traceability of derived products. 100% of our pulp is FSC certified. Fabriano has been a supporter of FSC Italy since 2021: A sign of the ever-increasing collaboration between them.

ISO 9001

This is the most widely used international benchmark standard for the Quality Management of any organisation. 100% of our Italian paper sites and 100% of our self-adhesive sites have obtained this certification (with quality management procedures aligned with the principles of ISO 9001, without external certification).

ISO 14001

This is an international and entirely voluntary standard that specifies the requirements for an environmental management system. Based on an analysis, it is used to identify company environmental risks and reduce them. 67% of our Italian paper sites and 77% of our self-adhesive production sites are ISO 140001 certified.

ISO 45001

This is the certification that specifies the requirements for an occupational health and safety (OSH) management system and provides guidance for its use. 100% of our Italian paper sites and 62% of our self-adhesive production sites are ISO 45001 certified.

ISO 50001

Energy Management Systems.
20% of the Italian Paper sites are ISO 50001 certified. 100% of the Self-Adhesives sites have energy management procedures that are aligned with ISO 50001 principles, without external certification.

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Sustainability is a collective, synergistic path consisting of common goals. This is why we work together with the most authoritative international organisations that promote unambiguous standards and criteria for sustainable development.

We have officially joined the United Nations Global Compact, an initiative created to support companies worldwide to adopt sustainable policies and to make public the results of the actions taken.

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CELAB-Europe is an international NGO composed of representatives from the self-adhesive industry that promotes circular economy in the sector. The Fedrigoni Group is actively involved in this working group to promote the innovation of its products in the Self-Adhesives division.

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The partnership with the NGO Inspiring Girls International was born in 2021 to help raise awareness of their talent in adolescents, freeing them from gender stereotypes. Through workshop that we organize in schools or for special events in many country where the company is present, we get young students to dialogue with Fedrigoni female role models.

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We have adopted a rigorous approach at Fedrigoni, measuring ourselves by means of internationally recognised ratings. This is a commitment to transparent, measurable and globally understandable communication.

The international sustainability ratings provider EcoVadis has awarded us the Platinum Medal for our commitment shown to ESG issues. This result places us among the top 1% of companies worldwide in terms of attention to the environment and social responsibility.

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We scored 59/100 in the Standard & Poor Corporate Sustainability Assessment (CSA), placing us in the top 12% of the Paper & Forest Products sector, average score of 27. The rating evaluates the level of integration of ESG factors in policies and practices to mitigate risks and discover opportunities.

Fedrigoni is committed to a 30% reduction in its carbon dioxide emissions by 2030 (Scope 1 and 2). The Science Based Target is an initiative that we have joined and it has endorsed our goal, confirming our alignment with the goals of the Paris Agreement: To limit global warming to well below 2°C compared to pre-industrial levels and, if possible, to limit it to 1.5°C. Moreover in early 2023, SBTi also approved our Scope 3 reduction targets:

-30% of emissions from fuel and energy related activities by 2030 from a 2019 base year;

90% of its suppliers by spend, covering purchased goods and services and capital goods, with science-based targets by 2027.

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Ecovadis Platinum: Sustainability Rating

Committing to sustainability entails, for a company, having clear and measurable targets going forward over time. This means having monitoring tools and being audited by third-party entities which strictly certify its progress from the standpoint of environmental, social and governance performance. Like EcoVadis, the international rating agency behind the first platform in the world for...

Fedrigoni for people. Dream to the great with Inspiring Girls

“By age 12, 50% of girls aspire to stereotypical gender roles. How can this be possible when the world is so full of outstanding female role models?” These are the words of Miriam González Durántez, founder of Inspiring Girls, the international nonprofit organization that supports female empowerment and the role of women in the society...

Innovation and Collaboration. The recipe for CELAB-Europe by Fernando Giron, Marketing Director of Fedrigoni Self-Adhesives

Converting an industrial sector to circular economy principles and accelerating the adoption of innovative processes, materials and products requires the involvement of many companies, throughout the entire value chain. It requires a collaborative and open approach, where discussion of shared goals becomes a driver for change. CELAB (Circular Economy for Labels) is a consortium founded...