Press release

Steinbeis Papier has been nominated as a finalist in the German Sustainability Award

Glückstadt, 25/09/2023 – Steinbeis Papier has made it into the final round of the German Sustainability Award (GSA). They were nominated in the Basic Materials category, which recognises companies that make outstanding contributions to sustainability and resource efficiency in the production of paper, cardboard and carton.

The GSA is a major award bestowed in collaboration with the German Chamber of Commerce and Industry (DIHK), the Federal Ministry for the Environment, and other partners. This year is the first time that businesses from 100 different sectors that offer sustainable solutions to the challenges of our time will be recognised. The GSA jury selects companies that have demonstrated effective and exemplary ways of bringing about transformation in their industries.

Steinbeis Papier earned its place among the finalists for its outstanding sustainability work. The company produces high-quality recycled paper made entirely of recovered paper. Its focus on the circular economy and its efficient use of resources has made Steinbeis Papier a leader in the industry.

“We’re delighted to have been nominated for the German Sustainability Award in the Basic Materials category. Steinbeis Papier has always pursued a vision of sustainability and environmental compatibility in the way it manufactures. This recognition shows that our efforts have been in the right direction and motivates us to keep developing innovative solutions for sustainable paper,” says Ulrich Feuersinger, Managing Director of Steinbeis Papier.

The winners of the German Sustainability Award are due to be announced in a special edition of Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung on 31 October 2023. The awards ceremony will take place at the Maritim Hotel on Thursday 23 November 2023, bringing together CEOs and sustainability managers from the 100 leading companies across all sectors, as well as prominent guests from politics, business and civic society.

Steinbeis Papier is proud to be part of this outstanding initiative and looks forward to the results of this year’s awards ceremony.


About Steinbeis Papier

Steinbeis Papier GmbH in Glückstadt is the European market leader for graphical recycled paper from 100%-recycled materials. The product range includes printing and copying paper, coated offset paper as well as digital printing paper and label paper. In 2022, Steinbeis Papier produced a total of 304,280 tonnes of paper and achieved turnover of €281.3 million. With its early commitment to sustainability, the company has made a contribution to sustainably rethinking both the paper industry and the consumer markets, in addition to significantly shaping the development of the recycled paper market in Germany and Europe.

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