Why invest in DS Smith
We are a sector-leading, innovative FTSE 100 business, aligned with powerful growth drivers.
We help our customers respond to rapidly changing shopping habits and attitudes, with the services and sustainable packaging solutions society demands and our planet needs.
With our circular business model and innovative approach, we are building a successful global business that is protecting natural resources, reducing waste, pollution & carbon and leading the transition to a more sustainable future.
We are now seeing the market drivers of e-commerce, sustainability and digital enablement converging which will help to accelerate growth.
We are different because we see the opportunity for packaging to play a powerful role in the world around us.
Our scale, innovation, sustainability credentials and strong purpose set us apart
We are an industry leader
- We are a leading supplier of innovative, sustainable, packaging solutions employing around 30,000 people in more than 30 countries mostly in the developed world.
- Well-invested asset base and footprint to deliver for multinational customers spanning 300+ sites in Europe, and in North America, where we are expanding fast.
- Strong commitment to investment in our asset base, R&D and innovation.
How we are leading the way in the industry
We are a sustainability leader
- We are the only major packaging company in Europe offering purely fibre-based packaging solutions and Europe’s largest cardboard and paper recycler.
- We have a leading Sustainability Strategy which includes ambitious targets in plastic replacement and carbon reduction.
- We are driving the transition to the Circular Economy with a fully circular business model, operating a “short” paper model to drive long term, consistent return on capital.