SPB has been accredited with various certifications such as ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001 by M/s Det Norske Veritas, Netherlands for its quality, environment and occupational health and safety management systems."
SPB has received Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC®) certification,
granted by Scientific Certification Systems (SCS) who is accredited by
the FSC. FSC is an international certification and labeling system that
guarantees that paper and wood products carrying the FSC label come
from environmentally and socially responsible sources. The certificate
provided by SCS (SCS-COC-003153) is applicable to SPB Erode mill site
as well as SPB Tirunelveli mill site.
SPB is the first Indian Paper Company that has been certified under
three standards of FSC viz., FSC-STD-40-005, FSC-STD-40-004 and
FSC-STD-40-003. By this, SPB assures it's stakeholders that the wood,
wood fibre and pulp purchased by SPB are traceable to responsibly
managed forests and that adequate document controls are in place to
ensure identification and traceability throughout the Chain of Custody.
This also means that SPB is capable of manufacturing and selling FSC
Pure and FSC Mix products in the domestic and international markets.
The already established image of SPB as an environment - conscious
organisation gets a further boost by this certification. SPB would also be
able to access highly environmentally sensitive markets and enhance its