20 October, 2010: Sustainability lies at the heart of responsible packaging and in FY 2009/10 (Reporting Year) Amcor continued integrating sustainability into organisational management systems. During the Reporting Year Amcor has also been internationally recognised as a sustainability leader, with inclusion in the Dow Jones Sustainability Asia Pacific Index, the FTSE4Good Index and the 2009 Carbon Disclosure Leadership Index (Materials sector, Australian and New Zealand Region).
Amcor’s approach to sustainability recognises our Social Responsibility value; our Code of Conduct and Ethics Policy and the interests of our broad range of stakeholders. The Report outlines our efforts in our five domains of sustainability: economy, workplace, marketplace, environment, and community.
The Report also demonstrates how Amcor’s sustainability risks and opportunities are identified, prioritized and managed, supporting Amcor’s adherence to the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) Corporate Governance Council’s Principles of Good Corporate Governance and Best Practice Recommendations – specifically Principle 7 (Recognise and Manage Risk).
The Report has been prepared in accordance with the Global Reporting Initiative’s (GRI) Sustainability Reporting Guidelines (2006) and AccountAbility’s AA1000 Assurance Standard (2008). NetBalance, one of the largest providers of sustainability advice, assurance, and research in Australia, has independently assessed the Report and confirmed that it meets the requirements for the B+ GRI Application Level.
The Report provides detailed information for those investors and investment professionals who consider sustainability a key company performance indicator.
To view the Report online or to provide feedback, go to www.amcor.com/sr10