Sustainability in figures

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of Lecta's mills have ISO 14001 and EMAS environmental certifications, ISO 50001 energy management certification, PEFC and FSC chain-of-custody certifications and OHSAS 18001 occupational health and safety certifications.

of the pulp comes from certified or controlled-origin plantations and forests.


recovery of sludge in 2014.


reduction in biological oxygen demand (DBO5) at the Zaragoza mill following the startup of the new wastewater treatment plant.


reduction in Chemical Oxygen Demand (COD) since 2012.

reduction in dry sludge since 2006


reduction in suspended solids since 2006.


reduction in water usage since 2006.


reduction in CO2 emissions since 2006.


reduction in the carbon footprint of CWF papers since 2012.


reduction in energy consumption per ton since 2006.



New Lecta Integrated Management System Policy<p>​​​​​</p>​Lecta has updated its <strong>Integrated Management System</strong> <strong>Policy</strong> ​to reflect our focus on innovation and new ISO standards.<br> <br>The Quality, Environmental, Energy and Occupational Health & Safety Policy of Lecta’s Integrated Management System reinforces our commitment and responsibility to the communities and environments in which we operate.<br> <br>The new policy is available in our <a href="">download</a> area.<div><br></div>9/28/2016 10:00:00 PM Lecta Integrated Management System Policy
Lecta Publishes Its Newest Environmental Report<p>​<strong style="line-height:1.6;text-align:justify;color:inherit;background-color:transparent;">​​​​​Transparency and reducing our environmental footprint are the foundations of Lecta's commitment as a socially responsible company</strong></p><p style="text-align:justify;">Lecta is firmly committed to sustainability. It is the principle that guides our business activity, ensuring that it is respectful towards the environment and the society that surrounds us.</p><p style="text-align:justify;">In a world with a growing demand for natural resources, sustainability is a key element in our future. This is where products such as paper, made from natural and renewable raw materials, recyclable and biodegradable, can make a real contribution to society. </p><p style="text-align:justify;">In Lecta's case, a long tradition of best practices and nearly 120 million euros allocated to environmental projects since 2006 have resulted in significant decreases in all of our environmental indicators, as demonstrated in our report with concrete data verified by a third-party, independent entity. </p><p style="text-align:justify;">All of Lecta's manufacturing sites are certified to the strictest environmental standards – ISO 14001 and EMAS – and hold PEFC™ and FSC® chain of custody certificates, thereby guaranteeing sustainably sourced wood and pulp raw materials. Furthermore, all Lecta sites have successfully completed audits for ISO 50001 energy efficiency, ISO 9001 quality and OHSAS 18001 occupational health and safety certification. </p><p style="text-align:justify;">Lecta's new Environmental Report is available in four languages – English, French, Italian and Spanish. The full version can be downloaded in <a href="" target="_blank"> <strong>PDF</strong><strong></strong></a> format in the sustainability section of​</p><p style="text-align:justify;">Lecta is a leading European manufacturer and distributor of specialty paper for labels and flexible packaging, coated paper for publishing and commercial printing, and other high value-added print media. With an extensive range of innovative, environmentally friendly products for a wide variety of end uses, Lecta is one of the foremost suppliers of paper solutions worldwide. </p>5/22/2016 10:00:00 PM Publishes Its Newest Environmental Report