The broadest meaning of this term is to maintain the balance between human activities and at the same time preserve environmental resources while meeting the needs of the current generation without compromising the welfare of future generations.
This concept can be applied in all spheres: the planet, a country, a government, a society, a business and at a personal level. At its fullest dimension, it must assure that activities are carried out in harmony with the environment.
What are the pillars of sustainability?
The efficient use of natural, economic and social resources is the pillar that defines sustainability. Our company is aligned with these three components in such a way that has allowed us to sustain a social and environmental commitment while also generating economic value.
What does Pochteca Papel do to be a sustainable business?
Since its inception 25 years ago, our company adopted a vision of respect for our customers, employees, the community and the environment.
Initially, it only marketed paper and made sure to only offer paper produced in European and North American mills using the highest standards of sustainability. We are the first paper mill to obtain FSC® certification in Mexico. We are proud to offer papers that have been so certified and to encourage their use as well as to help make known the benefits of such certifications, and the professionalism and stewardship they reflect throughout the entire graphic arts chain.
What makes Pochteca Materias Primas to be a sustainable business?
We have made a firm commitment to safety throughout our chemical distribution activities. We comply with all applicable regulations in order to achieve the highest global quality standards worldwide in safeguarding, transporting and handling chemicals.
We are the first company in Latin America to be certified as a responsible distributor by the U.S. National Association of Chemical Distributors (NACD).