Sonoco will host its annual breakfast meeting for the financial community in New York on Friday, Dec. 6, at the Grand Hyatt Hotel. Read More
Sonoco has a strong record in the area of corporate sustainability, reflecting the company's recognition that sustainability is an important issue to our customers, shareholders, and employees.
Sonoco Targets a Reduction in Greenhouse Gas Emissions
Harris E. DeLoach, Jr., chairman, president and chief executive officer, announced a voluntary reduction in greenhouse gas emission of 15 percent from the Company's global manufacturing plants by 2014.
"I am pleased to report that our efforts in 2009 led to an approximate 13 percent reduction," DeLoach said. "We have put in place a global Web-based environmental management system which collects GHG emissions from all of our international manufacturing facilities. We have taken this data, established 2008 as our baseline year, and set a goal of reducing GHG emission from our more than 300 manufacturing facilities by 15 percent by 2014."
Sonoco Recognized as a P&G Top Performing Global PartnerSonoco's Trident graphics management business was recognized by P&G as a top performing external business partner at P&G's annual External Business Partner Recognition Dinner. The Company received an Excellence Award for consistent high performance. Learn more about the awards.
Sonoco Listed on Dow Jones Sustainability World Index for Fifth Consecutive YearSonoco was listed on the 2013/2014 Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI), marking the fifth consecutive year it has received the prestigious recognition. Only 333 component companies were selected to DJSI World 2013/2014 following RobecoSAM's Corporate Sustainability Assessment of nearly 3,000 invited companies. Learn more.
Sonoco Alcore Helps Open United Kingdom's Only Beverage Carton Recycling Facility
A joint initiative between the Alliance for Beverage Cartons & the Environment (ACE) UK and Sonoco Alcore, the plant is located in Stainland and is capable of recycling up to 40% of the cartons manufactured each year for the UK food and drink market.
Biomass Boiler Sets Standard for FutureThe Hartsville facility’s state-of-the-art biomass boiler is creating quite a buzz throughout the industry and around the globe. Read the front-page story that ran in the Florence Morning News.
Pepperidge Farm Baked Naturals Cracker Chips Feature SealTab Reclose Technology
Packaging World recently published an article on Pepperidge Farm's Baked Naturals Cracker Chips, which feature Sonoco's SealTab reclose technology.
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