Felix Schoeller achieves Gold status by Ecovadis for the fourth time

  • EcoVadis again certifies Felix Schoeller's progress in the area of sustainability
  • Overall score has improved every year since 2019

Global specialty paper manufacturer Felix Schoeller has been awarded Ecovadis Gold status for the fourth time in a row. The company, headquartered in Osnabrück, Germany, once again achieved an improved result and improved its overall score.

Ecovadis awards Gold status to companies that demonstrate exemplary performance in the areas of environment, social responsibility, ethics and sustainable procurement. Felix Schoeller was certified as having made the greatest progress in the area of the environment. The rating agency also highlighted the company's efforts in the area of labor and human rights.

Confirmation of corporate strategy

"For us, the renewed Gold rating is not only confirmation of our efforts to date, but also motivation to continuously improve," emphasized Gallenkamp, CEO of Felix Schoeller. "We do not pay lip service to the issue of sustainability. Our goal is to continue to play a pioneering role in the paper industry and to work together to develop sustainable solutions that meet the needs of our customers and the environment in equal measure."

In 2019, the specialty paper manufacturer from Osnabrück was assessed by Ecovadis for the first time. Sustainability is an integral part of the corporate strategy and anchored in the corporate vision.

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Ecovadis is a leading, independent platform for assessing the sustainability performance of companies worldwide. The award-winning companies are assessed against a comprehensive set of criteria that includes environmental, social and ethical aspects.

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About the Felix Schoeller Group

Felix Schoeller harnesses the power of paper. The specialty paper manufacturer enables customers and partners to deliver solutions that make life better for people and the planet. Founded in 1895, the family-owned company with 17 locations in ten countries offers proven paper solutions ranging from photographic and digital printing papers to decor papers for the furniture and wood-based panel industries, release liners for medical products and industrial applications, and sublimation papers for fashion, sportswear and home furnishings to flexible paper composites for packaging. In addition to proven paper solutions, Felix Schoeller enhances the use of paper in new applications and replaces limited resources with paper as a renewable raw material. True to its vision to make life better through paper, the company follows its central brand promise PAPER MADE FOR LIFE.

Since 2018, Hans-Christoph Gallenkamp has been the fifth generation to lead the family business with the headquarters in Osnabrück. In 2021, the world market leader for photographic and decor papers produced around 545,000 tons of specialty papers for around 1,800 customers in over 65 countries with more than 3,700 employees. Sales rose for the first time in more than 125 years of Felix Schoeller to over 1 billion euros (1,048.6 million). felix-schoeller.com

Media contact:
André Partmann

Corporate Communications

Felix Schoeller Holding GmbH & Co. KG • Burg Gretesch 1 • 49086 Osnabrück

Phone: +49 541 3800 200
Mobile: +49 151 57806368


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