Avery Dennison Releases Its New Sustainability Report
Thursday, September 26, 2013
Press release from the issuing company
Charts progress and identifies new opportunities
PASADENA, Calif. - Avery Dennison Corporation, a global leader in labeling and packaging materials and solutions, today published its new sustainability report on its website at www.averydennison.com/en/home/sustainability.html.
Avery Dennison's sustainability report for 2011-2012 charts the company's progress and new opportunities for further improvement.
The report, titled Our Pursuit: More Innovative, More Sustainable, adheres to Global Reporting Initiative guidelines and details the company’s progress in 2011 and 2012 toward its goals for environmental, social and financial sustainability.
As the report demonstrates, Avery Dennison is working with a wide range of its stakeholders to develop products and processes that help not only the company but also its customers, suppliers and other stakeholders reduce their environmental footprints, achieve socially responsible employment practices, and participate as a global corporate citizen in communities worldwide.
“Our vision is to help make brands more inspiring and the world more intelligent -- and to do so in ways that enhance the world we live in,” said Dean Scarborough, Avery Dennison chairman, president and CEO. “We’re making good progress toward our goals, but as we improve, we’re also discovering how much more we can contribute.”
Among the company’s results for 2011-2012:
Scarborough noted that the company plans to set new long-term targets that will include goals for the sourcing and composition of its main materials – paper and petroleum-based resins and chemicals – in addition to higher goals for energy, greenhouse gas emissions, waste and workplace safety.
“We are passionate in our belief that we can make a difference for all of our stakeholders,” Scarborough said.
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