Press ReleasesNippon Paper Industries Wins Prize of Excellence in the 19th Environmental Communication Awards for Sustainability Report 2015

Nippon Paper Industries Co., Ltd.

Nippon Paper Industries Co., Ltd. (President: Fumio Manoshiro) won a special prize for excellence in biodiversity reporting in the Environmental Report category of the 19th Environmental Communication Awards, co-organized by Japan's Ministry of the Environment and by the Global Environmental Forum, for its Sustainability Report 2015 .

The Environmental Communication Awards aim to encourage efforts supporting environmental management and environmental communication, as well as enhance the quality of environmental information disclosure by honoring excellent environmental reports and other activities. The 19th Awards examined a total of 302 environmental reports, including 195 in the Environmental Report category.

Under the slogan of a comprehensive biomass company shaping the future with trees, the Nippon Paper Group has established its Environmental Charter for conducting corporate activities that give consideration to the environment. In accordance with the philosophy of this charter, we carry out corporate activities matched with growing environmental awareness. Encouraged by this honor, we will continue to positively work on CSR activities and strive to disclose plain and complete information.

* Nippon Paper Group Sustainability Report 2015 can be downloaded from the Nippon Paper Group website:

* For details about the Environmental Communication Awards, see the Ministry of the Environment website: (Japanese)