2020 Sustainability Report
Committed to using financial, natural and human resources wisely without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their needs
This is Greif’s 12th annual sustainability report, based on our fiscal year, November 1, 2019, through October 31, 2020. In February 2019, Greif completed the acquisition of Caraustar Industries, Inc., a leading vertically-integrated paperboard manufacturer in North America (“Caraustar”). While Caraustar is now a wholly owned subsidiary of Greif, some management practices and data systems will continue to be integrated through 2021. This report reflects the status of Caraustar’s integration through October 31, 2020, with a primary focus on the alignment of Caraustar’s sustainability data and practices with Greif’s pre-existing programs. This report is prepared in accordance with the GRI Standards: Core option, SASB Application Guidance and fulfills the United Nations Global Compact (UNGC) annual Communication on Progress (COP). We also align our climate-related disclosures with recommendations from the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD). For questions on this report, please contact Aysu Katun, Director of Sustainability at Aysu.Katun@Greif.com.
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