2019 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



Achieving Waste Reduction through Customer Service Excellence


Advancing Renewable Energy


Agribusiness Virtuous Cycle



Celebrating Long-Term Accident Free Operations


Chairman’s Safety Excellence Award


Customer Collaboration for Improved Performance



Dempsey Award for Customer Excellence


Developing Leaders


DoubleGreen™ Product Line



EcoVadis


Efficiency in Water Treatment at our Los Angeles Mill


Emission Reduction Credits (ERCs)



Employee Assistance Program (EAP)


Energy Efficiency in Production


EPA’s SmartWay Transport Partnership



FPS In Turkey Receives ISO 27001 Certification


Gauge Improvement


Greif Champions Coin



Greif Quality Day in Belgium


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



Increasing the Use of PCR in Our Products


Innovating Food Safety


Innovating Injection and Welding Production with NexDRUM®



Life Cycle Assessments


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 the Weight of Jerry Cans


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


Replacement of Boiler with 10% Energy Efficiency Improvement



Reuse of Exterior Paint in RIPS North America


Shield Technology


State of the Art Reconditioning Services in Lille



Sustainable Solutions for IBCs Using PCR


Together for Sustainability


Transitioning to Electric Forklifts



Turning Waste to Fuel


Using Recycled Plastic in IBC Molding


Zero-Leak Program


294

LEAP Participants

Since 2014, 294 colleagues have participated in LEAP, our three-week leadership development program.

39

SOX Audits Completed

We work to ensure our internal policies are implemented and our operations are compliant with relevant regulations.

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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.

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