2019 Sustainability Report

arrow blueCommitted to using financial, natural and human resources wisely without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their needs

Accreditations & Awards

Accreditations

Awards

Third Party Audits

  • Sedex
    • 2018 – Amsterdam, Netherlands – SMETA 4-pillar audit
    • 2018 – Araucaria, Brazil – SMETA 4-pillar audit
    • 2016 – Tianjin, China – SMETA 4-pillar audi
    • 2015 – Sultanbeyli, Turkey – 100% audit performance
  • Together for Sustainability (TfS)
      • 2019
        • Cologne, Germany – 98% audit performance
        • Sultanbeyli, Turkey – 98% audit performance
      •  2018
        • Usti, Czech Republic – 95% audit performance
        • Campana, Argentina – 83% audit performance
      • 2017
        • Napervile, Illinois - 100% audit performance
        • Lockport, Illinois - 98% audit performance
      • 2016
        • Attendorn, Germany – 96% audit performance
        • Shanghai, China – 80% audit performance
    • 2015
      • Europoort, Netherlands – 97% audit performance
 

A-

Greif’s 2019 CDP Score

Demonstrating excellence in carbon management, governance, strategy and best practices, and outperforming the overall and North American average CDP score of C.

Gold

Recognition from EcoVadis

Received for our commitment to Corporate Social Responsibility, placing us in the top four percent of all assessed suppliers.

93.9%

Average Together for Sustainability Score

Our audited facilities are contributing to developing industry-wide sustainability standards for suppliers to chemical manufacturers.

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