Packaging firm SIG has published its corporate responsibility report for 2020 with updates on the progress of the group's actions to date.
The report also outlines SIG's commitment to corporate responsibility as it partners with customers to deliver food to consumers around the world in a safe, sustainable, and affordable way.
In 2015, SIG set an ambitious roadmap for 2020 as part of its 'Way Beyond Good' corporate responsibility plan, aiming to give more to society and the environment than it takes out.
The latest CR Report highlights the significant milestones the packaging group has achieved since then, including a host of industry firsts.
Samuel Sigrist, CEO of SIG, said, "With Way Beyond Good, we set some very bold ambitions for our company, and our latest CR Report highlights just how much we have achieved."
Sigrist added that he is "proud of the progress" made by the company over the past five years, including the last year with challenges posed due to the pandemic.
"Now, we aim to deliver even more value for people, planet, customers and investors as we embark on the next phase of Way Beyond Good for 2025 and beyond," he said.
Some of the goals achieved by SIG thus far include cutting greenhouse gas emissions and staying on track to achieve targets that align with the latest 1.5 degrees Celcius climate science, sourcing 100% FSC-certified paperboard, and retaining its Platinum rating in the latest EcoVadis assessment to score among the top 1% of participating businesses.
The report also outlines SIG's plans to expand forests across the world, take carbon from the atmosphere, create more resources for future generations, and ensure nutrition and hydration come safely to people across the world.
SIG's latest report builds on the transparent approach developed for its last full CR Report for 2018, which won the prestigious edie Sustainability Leaders Award for Sustainability Reporting and Communications in 2020.
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