Environmental Paper Assessment Tool

An innovative platform for buyers and suppliers of paper and paper-based packaging to share supply chain data and facilitate discussions on sustainable procurement.

Environmental Paper Assessment Tool

FEATURES


Environmental Paper Assessment Tool - Buyers

BUYERS

Easy-to-use supply chain visibility tool that provides insight into the most important key indicators for environmental performance.

Environmental Paper Assessment Tool - Buyers Screenshot

Easily find your paper and paper-based packaging suppliers to review and evaluate
the sustainability of your supply chain.

SAVE TIME

Save time reviewing sustainability scorecards by using an easily accessible platform already populated with key performance metrics of leading paper and paper-based packaging manufacturers in North America, Europe, and Asia.

REVIEW AND BENCHMARK

Use the EPAT platform to review and benchmark supplier performance for over 20 key metrics including scope 1 and 2 greenhouse gas emissions, forest and chain-of-custody certification, energy efficiency, water use, solid waste generated, air and effluent emissions, and more.

PARTICIPATE

Be a part of the EPAT community by joining our Steering Committee, signing up for our e-newsletter and following our social media channels.

Environmental Paper Assessment Tool - Suppliers

Suppliers

Easy-to-use supply chain visibility tool that provides insight into the most important key indicators for environmental performance.

Environmental Paper Assessment Tool - Suppliers Screenshot

New in EPAT 3.0 is the ability for suppliers to conduct internal benchmarking to see how their operations compare to industry peers for over 20 key performance indicators.

INCREASE TRANSPARENCY

Demonstrate your commitment to sustainability by providing buyers with easy-to-access information on all of your most relevant environmental performance indicators.

EVALUATE PERFORMANCE

Conduct internal benchmarking to evaluate the performance of your operations against industry peers.

EXPAND YOUR REACH

Find new business opportunities by showcasing your environmental performance to new and existing clients interested in sourcing paper and paper-based packaging.

CREATE A PROFILE

Quickly create, post and manage an online profile showcasing the environmental performance of your operations.

FAQ


CAN OTHER USERS VIEW MY DATA?

As a supplier, the only users who can view your data are the buyers who you have authorized. Suppliers cannot view each other's data.

HOW SECURE IS THE EPAT WEBSITE?

EPAT data resides on a secured EPAT database. EPAT data is stored by a professional, experienced web-hosting company and includes firewall protection, data encryption and all relevant security measures.

HOW DO I KNOW THE INFORMATION IS CREDIBLE?

Suppliers are required to indicate whether a reported indicator has been publicly reported and/or verified by a credible third-party. Buyers are able to see for each indicator if it has been publicly reported and/or verified by a credible third-party.