ESG and Sustainability Performance Benchmarks

At DS Smith, we value the chance to have our performance assessed by external organisations and benchmarks.

We continue to submit to a wide range of highly reputable third-party platforms in order to demonstrate to a range of stakeholders our continued strong sustainability performance. These include:

UN.jpgMember of the UN Global Compact since 2013

FTSE4Good.jpgIncluded in the annual FTSE4Good Global Index since 2012

MSCI.jpgParticipated in the annual MSCI assessment since 2012 (Current        rating - A-grade)

ecovadis.jpgParticipated in the annual EcoVadis assessment since 2014 (Current rating - Gold)


Participated in the annual CDP submission since 2010 (Current rating: Climate Change B; Forests B; Water Security A-)


AB Sedex members since 2014


Participated in the annual SustainAlytics ESG assessment (Current rating - 72)

Green-Economy.jpgAwarded by the London Stock Exchange’s (LSE) new green economy mark accreditation

WWF.jpgIncluded in the annual WWF Environmental Paper Company Index (EPCI) since 2015