Key relationships – Investors

Our aim is to provide investors (shareholders and bondholders) and analysts with transparent, timely, relevant communication that facilitates informed decisions.

Shared priorities

  • Information on Sappi’s strategy.
  • Return on investment.
  • Transparent information about risks, opportunities and environmental, social and governance (ESG) performance.

Our response

  • Our Investor Relations (IR) Department engages with shareholders and analysts on an ongoing basis. Our Chairman also engages with shareholders on relevant issues.
  • We engage with various ratings agencies, particulary in terms of ESG performance.
  • We conduct ad hoc mill visits and road shows, and issue announcements through the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) – Stock Exchange News Services (SENS), in the press and on our website (see
  • We publish our Annual Integrated Report (see and sustainability reports (see on the group website.
  • Shareholders can attend and participate in the Annual General Meeting (AGM) as well as the four quarterly financial results briefings.
  • Our Chief Financial Officer and Head of Treasury engage with bondholders, banks and rating agencies on an ongoing basis regarding the performance of the company.
  • We participate in the Carbon Disclosure and Forest Footprint Disclosure projects every year, making our submissions publicly available.

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Value add of engagement

  • Understanding of our strategic direction.
  • Enhanced reputation.
  • Greater investment confidence.
  • Broader licence to invest.