Company: Donnelley Financial Solutions

Rankings

Canopy Sustainability Rank 2018:
34
Canopy Sustainability Rank 2017:
36
Canopy Sustainability Rank 2016:
n/a
Canopy Sustainability Rank 2015:
n/a
PI Top 400 2017 [A]:
9

For Leaders on Policy

Comprehensive Paper/Forest Resources Policy/Platform and/or Sustainability Section on Web includes language on:

Has Comprehensive Public Paper Procurement Policy or Platform [1]:
0
Paper Policy link:
N/A
Policy/Platform developed with credible ENGO:
0
Advocating for long term forest conservation solutions [2]:
0
Protecting Ancient & Endangered forests and endangered species:
0
Distinct preference for FSC Paper:
0
Distinct preference for Recycled Content:
0
Preference for TCF or PCF paper:
0
Support for R&D of agricultural resudue papers:
0
Publishes Measurable Goals/Targets and Timelines for Improvement:
0
POLICY Total Points [B]:
0

Leaders on CSR

CSR Report:

Publicly Published Sustainability/ CSR Report in last 3 years:
0
CSR Report exceeds GRI requirements [3]:
0
CSR REPORT Total Points [C]:
0

Actions For Forest Conservation

Policy Implementation Actions:

Supports ForestMapper [4] :
0
Starting to Assess Supply Chain with ForestMapper :
0
Ancient & Endangered Forest Conservation Web Content:
0
Sharing news on forest Landscapes of Hope:
0
Has used influence with decision makers to advance long-term conservation solutions:
0
Supply Chain Engagement:
0
Taken clear steps to eliminate use of Ancient & Endangered forest papers:
0
Taken clear steps to protect biodiversity [5] and/or IUCN Red List Species in paper supply chain [6]:
0
FOREST CONSERVATION Total Points [D]:
0

Innovation & Next-Generation Solutions

Policy Implementation Actions and/or web content:

Demonstrates Leadership in Innovation and the Circular Economy with clear language on website [7]:
0
Offers agricultural residue paper to clients:
0
Completed Straw Pulp and Paper Market Survey:
0
Letter of Support for Alternative Fiber Pulp Mills:
0
Language in support of Alternative Fiber Paper on Website:
0
INNOVATION Total Points [E]:
0

Leaders in Supply Chain Shifts

Policy Implementation Actions:

Publicly Reports on % Increase use of Recycled paper:
0
Publicly Reports on % Increase use of FSC paper:
0
Currently Offers AFF Private Label Eco Paper developed with a Mill [8]:
0
PAPER SUPPLY CHAIN SHIFTS Total Points [F]:
0

Leaders on Other Actions to Reduce the Footprint of the Company

Other Environmental Initiatives Publicly Reported on Include:

Has Sustainability Section on Website [9]:
1
Sustainability URL:
https://www.dfsco.com/environmental-health/
Energy Management Initiative:
1
Renewable Energy Plan or Initiative [10]:
0
GHG Reduction Strategies [11]:
0
Water Conservation Initiative:
0
Management program for VOC’s and HAPs &/or other chemicals:
0
Recycles % of Paper and Manufacturing Waste:
0
Provides details on % of Paper & Manufacturing Waste Recycled:
0.00
FSC COC Certified as of April 2017 [12]:
1
Other Environmental Actions [13]:
0
OTHER FOOTPRINT REDUCTION Total Points [G]:
3.00

Total Score

ALL points :
3.00
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2019 Ink Drops
Based on feedback from the marketplace, in 2019 the ink drop scoring will be as follows: Dark Green 41+ points, Yellow Green 31-40 points, Yellow 21-30, Red Yellow 11-20, Red 0-10 points
[A]
The Printing Impressions Top 400 lists printers who voluntarily report on annual sales, therefore some of North America's largest printers may not be included. https://www.piworld.com/resource/2017-printing-impressions-400-ranking-pdf/
Type
Indicates main printing services offered as per PI TOP 400. BF - Business Forms, BOOK - Books, CAT - Catalogue, COM - Commercial, DM - Direct Mail FIN - Financial, NEWS - Newspaper, PKG - Packaging, PUB - Publication, SPEC - Specialty
[1]
The company has a paper 'platform' or a specific policy which usually includes goals to protect ancient and endangered forest ecosystems, increase the use of recycled content etc., published on website.
[B]
Includes: Has Comprehensive Public Paper Procurement, Policy or Platform; Policy/Platform developed with credible ENGO; Policy or web includes language on: Advocating for long term forest conservation solutions; Protecting Ancient & Endangered forests and endangered species; Distinct Preference for FSC Paper; Distinct Preference for Recycled Paper; Preference for TCF or PCF paper; Support for R&D of Alternative Fiber papers; Publishes Measurable Goals/Targets and Timelines for Improvement
[C]
Includes: Publicly Published Sustainability/CSR Report in last 3 years; CSR Report exceeds GRI requirements
[D]
Includes: Supports ForestMapper; Starting to Assess Supply Chain with ForestMapper; Ancient & Endangered Forest Conservation Web Content; Sharing the news on Forest Landscapes of Hope; Has used influence with decision makers to advance long-term conservation solutions; Supply Chain engagement; Taken clear steps to eliminate use of ancient and endangered forest papers; Taken clear steps to protect biodiversity and/or IUCN Red List Species in paper supply chain
[E]
Includes: Demonstrates Leadership in Innovation and the Circular Economy with clear language on website; Offers agricultural residue paper to clients; Completed Straw Pulp and Paper Market Survey; Letter of Support for Alternative Fiber Pulp Mills; Language in support of Alternative Fiber Paper on Website
[F]
Includes: Publicly Reports on % increase use of Recycled paper; Publicly Reports on % increase use of FSC paper; Currently Offers AFF Private Label Eco Paper developed with a Mill
[G]
Includes: Has Sustainability Section on Website; Energy Management Initiative; Renewable Energy Plan or Initiative; GHG Reduction Strategies; Water Conservation Initiative; Management Program for VOC’s and HAPs &/or other chemicals; Recycles % of Paper and Manufacturing Waste; Provides details on % of Paper & Manufacturing Waste Recycled; FSC COC Certified as of February 2018; Other Environmental Actions
[*]
Mitchell Press and Torstar Printing Group do not appear on the PI Top 400 list though their annual operating revenue puts them in the Top 400, as estimated.
[**]
Though Marquis appears as 67 in the 2017 PI Rank, their fall 2018 purchase of Webcom moves them to 45th, approx.
NP
Company has a policy that is not posted publicly.
[~]
Quad Graphics acquired LSC Communications after this ranking was complete, therefore the 2019 ranking will assess them as one company.
[2]
This means having a policy with language to protect endangered forests and species at source, not generic language about using fiber from legal and certified sources.
[3]
For example the report provides detail on the percent of FSC paper used since this exceeds the G4-EN2 Indicator: "Report the percentage of recycled input materials used to manufacture the organization’s primary products and services" as outlined in https://www.globalreporting.org/resourcelibrary/GRIG4-Part1-Reporting-Principles-and-Standard-Disclosures.pdf Published May 2013, in effect until July 2018
[5]
G4 EN12: "Description of significant impacts of activities, products, and services on biodiversity in protected areas and areas of high biodiversity value outside protected areas."
[6]
G4 EN14: "Total number of IUCN Red List species and National Conservation list species with habitats in areas affected by operations, by level of extinction risk."
[7]
In a circular economy there is no product called “waste”, there is only materials flow. Circular Economy encompasses internal and external systems such that a by-product of a process is another company’s or processes feedstock. A point is given to printers that include web content about leadership in the circular economy, above and beyond recycling initiatives.
[8]
A point is only awarded to printers that have worked with a mill to develop a private label sheet that meets Canopy's Ancient Forest Friendly Criteria ( https://canopyplanet.org/solutions/ancient-forest-friendly/ ) and the Superior Step of the Paper Steps ( https://canopyplanet.org/solutions/ancient-forest-friendly/ ).
[9]
Company web pages dedicated to sustainability actions and initiatives, above and beyond certification logos.
[10]
Includes Green E certification and participation, EPA Green Power Partnership, Bullfrog Power.
[11]
Includes Carbon Disclosure Project reporting or carbon reduction programs Like Hemlock's Zero Program.
[13]
Includes EPA Smartway Partners as of May 9, 2018, SGP certification and other Community Environmental Actions such as The Printing House's rooftop honey bee hives.
Printers have been given 1 point for each of the 45 criteria they meet.