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Sustainability

Our Commitment.

To continuously improve the sustainability of our packaging and provide innovative solutions to meet our customers’ sustainability goals..

Our sustainability
information:

Corporate and European Sustainability Commitments and Investments

Carbon Emissions Reduction Strategy in Europe

Product Development Innovation

European Policy

sonoco Sustainability at interpack 2023

Want to learn more about our sustainable packaging offerings at Interpack 2023, Düsseldorf, Germany?  Visit our page here.

Sonoco releases 2022 corporate reponsibility report

Sonoco Releases 2022 Corporate Responsibility Report Detailing Progress on ESG and Sustainability Initiatives.  Download your copy here of 2022 Corporate Responsibility Report: Better Packaging. Better Life for detailed information on the frameworks and guidelines used to measure and report on the economic, environmental, social, and governance standards of the Company.

Recent achievements highlighted in the report include:  

  • Reducing Scope 1 and Scope 2 emissions by 0.7% in 2022 excluding the acquisition of Sonoco Metal Packaging, and reducing emissions intensity (tCO2e / thousand $ revenue) by 20%.
  • Joining the United Nations (UN) Global Compact to advance support for the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals and Ten Principles Compact.
  • Conducting water risk studies at 100% of our paper mills using the World Resource Institute (WRI) assessment; building future improvement plans based on findings
  • Investing in renewable energy through one completed and three additionally approved solar installations projects.

 

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