2018 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)
      • 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
      • Samandıra, Turkey – 76% audit performance
 

A-

Greif’s 2018 CDP Score

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

Gold

Recognition from EcoVadis

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

91%

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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