Packaging

We do it for our future

Today more than ever, we see ourselves as part of the global challenge in the fight against climate change and for a low-emission recycling economy. Sustainability is at the heart of our mission; to preserve our planet for future generations, we are committed to achieving economic growth in harmony with nature and mankind.

Sustainability:

– to meet the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their needs.

Brundtland-commission, 1987

A balance between the three P’s of sustainability is needed to be viable as a company. In our strategy 2030, we have thus expanded the scope to include not only planet, but people and profit as well.

Our sustainability targets:

  • In 2019, we strengthened the focus on sustainability, thoroughly embedding sustainability as part of our overall business strategy

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Elopak offers a top-quartile motivating workplace by 2025

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85% of employees have individual targets and documented competence development plans

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Target the same distribution in gender diversity across all hierarchical levels

„The main role of packaging is to protect the food inside. It is our responsibility to make sure that food is packaged safely and with minimal waste. At the same time we must preserve the world’s resources in a healthy, safe and sustainable manner by developing and offering even better packaging solutions.“

Thomas Körmendi, CEO

Beverage cartons outperform PET and glass bottles

  • The German LCA study which was published last year shows very favorable results for beverage cartons compared to other packaging formats, in Germany.

„The beverage carton industry continues to support recycling through promotin technological innovation in recycling solutions, stakeholder engangement an collaboration.“

Inge Eggermont, Specialist Manager Sustainability

Steady increase in beverage carton recycling and increased focus through industry collaboration

Growth through collaboration

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