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KapStone Reaching Higher In Meeting 2020 Sustainability Goals

NORTHBROOK, Ill., July 17, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- KapStone Paper and Packaging Corporation(NYSE: KS) announces the recent release of its fifth annual sustainability report which shows ongoing progress towards meeting its 2020 sustainability goals. Conforming to the Global Reporting Initiative's (GRI) G4 rigid and voluntary standards, the report details accomplishments along with areas for improvement necessary to meet those goals.

KapStone Paper and Packaging Corporation CEO and President, Matt Kaplan, states: "Operating in a sustainable manner is core to doing business the right way. As we look ahead to meeting our 2020 goals, we are inspired by the great work of our employees and know by reaching higher, we will position ourselves to achieve our goals."

The 2016 Sustainability Report details six areas of 2020 sustainability goals, our progress toward meeting those goals, and a management plan for further progress. Throughout the digital report, available on KapStone's homepage or, stories are shared to demonstrate our commitment to the three principles: Think Big and Act Small, Take Care of Our Partners, and Do Business the Right Way.

KapStone's 2016 Sustainability Report provides a detailed update reporting on progress and the continued commitment to achieving its 2020 sustainability goals.

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About KapStone
Headquartered in Northbrook, IL, KapStone Paper and Packaging Corporation is the fifth largest producer of containerboard and corrugated packaging products and is the largest kraft paper producer in the United States. The Company has four paper mills, one lumber mill, 24 converting plants and 65 distribution centers. The business has approximately 6,400 employees.


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