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Sustainable growth Mondi is a global leader with a culture that delivers sustainable growth.

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ondi is a global leader in packaging and paper, delighting its customers and consumers with innovative and sustainable packaging and paper solutions. Mondi is fully integrated across the packaging and paper value chain – from managing forests and producing pulp, paper and plastic films, to developing and manufacturing effective industrial and consumer packaging solutions. Sustainability is embedded in everything Mondi does. In 2018, Mondi had revenues of €7.48-billion and underlying EBITDA of €1.76-billion. Mondi globally is leading the response of the packaging and paper industry in developing sustainable solutions to address key environmental and social challenges. The group is taking a sciencebased approach and working with partners across the value chain to develop innovative sustainable solutions that are fit for a circular economy. By taking a holistic view, Mondi believes it can meet the needs of each customer, their products and the planet to contribute to a better world. Peter Oswald, Mondi Group CEO, commented: “As a global packaging and paper group, it is essential for our business, as well as the planet, to drive innovation and change throughout the value chain. We don’t see sustainability as a trend, it’s a requirement. Mondi’s unique offering of highperformance paper, plastic and hybrid solutions means that we can find the most sustainable fit for each application.”

Mondi South Africa Our South African business sustainably manages some 250 000 hectares of plantation forests and manufactures and sells pulp, virgin containerboard and uncoated fine paper products. We have around 1 500 employees working in our forestry operations and two mills located in Richards Bay and Merebank, Durban.

Strategic advantages Our focus is on leveraging our strong domestic market position and the global competitiveness of our Richards Bay mill. With a history spanning more than 50 years, we understand the value of being efficient, cost-competitive and customer-focused. Our passion for performance will always be central to the way we run our business and is demonstrated through a continuous focus on quality, productivity and efficiency. The fundamental principle behind operational excellence at Mondi is the desire to do more with less. We invest in and manage our business to ensure that our manufacturing operations maintain their cost advantage, that our forestry operations are managed sustainably for a secure timber supply, that we support our customers' success and invest in the development of our people and communities.

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