2020 Sustainability Report

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

Highlight Stories



100 Percent Recycled Paper for Fibre Drums


2020 Dempsey Award for Customer Service Excellence


A Lighter Approach



Achieving Waste Reduction through Customer Service Excellence


Added Value Regains Business for FPS Vietnam 


Advancing Renewable Energy



Better Branding with Drum 360


Celebrating Long-Term Accident Free Operations


Chairman’s Safety Excellence Award



CorrChoice Paper Coatings


Customer Collaboration for Improved Performance


EcoVadis



Emission Reduction Credits (ERCs)


Employee Assistance Program (EAP)


Employing Appropriate Insurance Strategies



Energy Efficiency in Production


Environmentally Smart (ES) Natural Paperboard 


EPA’s SmartWay Transport Partnership



Expanding Cradle to Cradle Services with Investments and Joint Ventures


Fiber Recycling for the Flooring Industry


FPS In Turkey Receives ISO 27001 Certification



Gauge Improvement


GCUBE Connect: Real-time Tracking for your IBCs


Greif Champions Coin



Greif Hadımköy Reaches and Exceeds 90 Percent Waste Diversion Target


Greif Quality Day in Belgium


Greif Recognized with Bayer Partnership Award



Greif Riyadh Reduces Waste by Addressing Wastewater


Greif Scholarship Program


Greif Takes Majority Share in Tholu



Huayou Cobalt Supplier of the Year


Improving Our Wastewater


Knock Down Drums (KDD) for Remote Locations



Laser Markings on IBCs


Life Cycle Assessments


Lightweighting and Innovating the Shape of Jerrycans



Maintaining Our Commitments Through Natural Disasters


Pollinator Habitat Improvement Study


Rain Barrel Program Receives Stewardship Environmental Award



Real-time Quality Management


Reconditioning Conical Drums in Portugal


Reducing VOC’s Through Use of Water-Based Exterior Paints



Removing Solvents in IBC Printing


Replacement of Boiler with 10% Energy Efficiency Improvement


Sawdust Waste Recycling in Omsk



State of the Art Reconditioning Services in Lille


Sustainable Forest Management


Together for Sustainability



Transitioning to Electric Forklifts


Turning Waste to Fuel


Urgency and Innovation Reaffirms a Customer's Trust



Using Recycled Plastic in IBC Molding


Water Reduction at Our Baltimore, Ohio Mill


Working with Vendor-Customers to Provide Circular Solutions



Zero-Leak Program

67

Net Promoter Score

We realized continued improvement in our NPS score, achieving our highest score ever in 2020.

18.26

Average Safety Training Hours

Each production colleague in our business receives safety training, ensuring our safety culture is understood and practiced every day.

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