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Suzano's Remarkable 2022 Journey: Sustainability Report & Achievements


Introducing Suzano: Empowering a Sustainable Tomorrow
Inspired by the vitality of nature's towering sentinels, Suzano is an influential Brazilian enterprise that thrives on the mission of "Revitalizing existence, driven by the spirit of trees." As the global powerhouse in pulp production and a prominent force in Latin America's paper industry, we stand tall as the beacon of sustainable progress and pioneering bio-based solutions. Our transformative products touch the lives of over 2 billion individuals across approximately 100 nations worldwide.
Unveiling Suzano's Sustainability Report 2022: A Window into Our Vision
In our unwavering dedication to transparency and showcasing Suzano's monumental strides towards a greener future, we proudly present our much-anticipated 2022 Sustainability Report. Within these pages lies a comprehensive account of our financial triumphs, as well as our unwavering commitment to Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) practices both within Brazil and beyond. This illuminating document encapsulates our relentless pursuit of business excellence and the embodiment of our "Commitments to Renewing Life," a far-reaching roadmap brimming with ambitious targets aimed at nurturing both our people and the planet.
Defying the Tides: Suzano's Resilience Amidst a Challenging Landscape
In the face of a tumultuous macroeconomic climate marked by surging inflationary pressures and soaring interest rates, Suzano emerged triumphant, forging ahead with resolute strength and unwavering resolve. Despite the headwinds, our financial accomplishments remained steadfast, underscoring our ability to generate substantial value for all stakeholders and further fortifying our position as industry leaders.
Pioneers of Progress: Forging a Bio-possibilities-Fueled Future
Central to Suzano's vision is our unshakable belief that the future of our enterprise hinges upon innovation. We recognize that sustainable breakthroughs, derived from renewable sources, hold the key to unlocking endless possibilities within the bio-economy. As such, we remain steadfastly committed to spearheading the charge in shaping this transformative future—a future abundant with bio-possibilities and resolute solutions to pressing global challenges, such as the urgent climate emergency.
At Suzano, we are the architects of change, blending business acumen with environmental stewardship to create a world where sustainability reigns supreme. Join us on this extraordinary journey as we forge ahead, hand in hand, towards a brighter, more regenerative tomorrow.
Experience Suzano's Remarkable 2022 Journey:
Discover the extraordinary milestones achieved by Suzano in 2022 that propelled us towards a future of sustainable excellence:
  1. Commitments to Renewing Life: A Triumph of Transformation
    • Over 18,300 lives uplifted from poverty in Brazil, totaling an astounding 29,600 since 2020.
    • Significant strides in Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion initiatives.
    • Restoration of 179,400 hectares of ecological corridors across our protected areas in the Amazon, Cerrado, and Atlantic Forest, reaffirming our unwavering commitment to biodiversity conservation.
  2. Scaling New Heights: Acclaimed ESG Accolades
    • Sustainalytics bestowed upon us the prestigious low-risk classification.
    • Recognized as a top 10% industry performer in the illustrious Dow Jones Sustainability Index.
    • Garnered an "A" score in CDP's Water Security questionnaire, reflecting our commitment to water stewardship.
    • Secured a spot in the revered S&P Yearbook 2023's Top 10 ranking.
  3. Illuminating Sustainability Leadership: Global Recognition
    • Embraced as one of only 17 global companies in The 2022 GlobeScan – Sustainability Leaders Survey, lauding our seamless integration of sustainability into our business strategy.
  4. Unveiling Biomas: A Milestone of Collaboration
    • At COP27, we proudly launched Biomas, a groundbreaking partnership with Marfrig, Vale, and esteemed banks Itaú Unibanco, Rabobank, and Santander. Together, we are committed to restoring and conserving an astounding 4 million hectares of land.
  5. Seeding a Greener Tomorrow: World's Largest Forest Formation Program
    • Embarked on an awe-inspiring mission to plant approximately 1.2 million seedlings per day, spearheading the largest forest formation program ever undertaken.
  6. The Cerrado Project: Pioneering a New Era
    • A substantial investment of R$7.4 billion in Suzano's state-of-the-art pulp mill, situated in Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil. When operational in 2024, this remarkable facility will redefine our competitive edge.
Rest assured, our Report aligns with the esteemed 2021 Standards of the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI), the robust metrics of the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB), the revered recommendations of the Task Force on Climate-Related Financial Disclosures (TCFD), and the profound insights from the World Economic Forum (WEF) Stakeholder Capitalism Metrics. Furthermore, PwC has meticulously assured the content's integrity.
Join us in this transformative journey by immersing yourself in both sections of our 2022 Report. For a deeper understanding, visit Suzano's Sustainability Center—an enriching content hub housing approximately 450 ESG performance indicators.