MEMPHIS, Tenn. - International Paper announced that it has been named again by FORTUNE magazine as one of "America's Most Admired Companies." International Paper has earned this recognition fourteen times in the last fifteen years based on scores achieved in the following categories: ability to attract and retain talented people; quality of management; social responsibility to the community and the environment; innovativeness; quality of products or services; wise use of corporate assets; financial soundness; long-term investment value; and effectiveness in doing business globally.
"Our vision to be among the most successful, sustainable and responsible companies in the world," said Mark Sutton, chairman and chief executive officer. "Our 55,000 employees are committed to doing the right things, in the right ways, for the right reasons, all of the time—this is The IP Way. Congratulations to our global team for achieving this well-deserved recognition."