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Key highlights of our Sustainability perfomance

David Clark, Vice President Safety, Sustainability & Environment, shares insights into what Sustainability means for Amcor and talks about Amcor's 2014 performance.

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Key performance achievements

We believe our sustainability performance provides a competitive advantage and is valued by all of our stakeholders.

  • Best ever safety results with a 20% reduction in injury rates compared to the previous year.
  • Reduced waste to landfill intensity by 53%; water use intensity by 16%; and our green house gas emissions intensity by 19%.
  • Nearly 600 life cycle assessments completed, bringing the total in the ASSET™ database to over 4200. These assessments are designed to support data-based decisions about responsible packaging that take into account sustainability impacts across the entire product lifecycle.

 

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  • Environment

    With over 180 sites across the globe, we are committed to responsibly managing the potential for environmental impacts.

    To achieve this we focus on:

    • Implementing environmental management systems and continuously improving environmental performance at our sites
    • Regularly setting and working towards our GHG emissions, water use and waste reduction targets
    • Working with our suppliers and customers to reduce environmental impacts throughout our supply chains and the life cycle of our products.
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  • Community

    As an employer, neighbour, customer and supplier in more than 40 countries, we strive for a positive impact in the communities where we operate.

    To do this we focus on:

    • engaging in open and constructive dialogues in our communities
    • supporting local community projects that create mutually beneficial outcomes
    • utilising our packaging expertise to benefit the wider community
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  • Workplace

    We are committed to providing a safe, rewarding and motivating workplace to support our co-workers reaching their full potential.

    To achieve this we focus on:

    • maintaining a safe workplace
    • engaging and developing our co-workers
    • maintaining a diverse workforce and providing equal opportunity
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  • Marketplace

    As a global leader in the packaging industry, we have the product development capability and technical know how to drive sustainability throughout the supply chain and the packaging life cycle.

    To do this we focus on:

    • offering responsible packaging and supporting our customers’ sustainability objectives
    • promoting the role and benefits of responsible packaging
    • ensuring responsible and ethical sourcing and procurement
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  • Economy

    Our shareholders, customers, co-workers and communities all benefit from our approach to sustainability.

    To do this we focus on:

    • realising opportunities for sustainable business growth
    • demonstrating good governance, business continuity planning and measured risk taking
    • managing climate change related challenges and opportunities
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Sustainability Reporting

  • Annual Sustainability reports
    • Sustainability Review 2014

      PDF version of our 2014 Sustainability Review - a summary of our approach and performance.

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    • Sustainability GRI Report 2014

      PDF version of our 2014 Sustainability Report, prepared in accordance with the GRI framework.

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    • Sustainability GRI Report 2013

      PDF version of our 2013 Sustainability Report, prepared in accordance with the GRI framework. MS Word version is available upon request. Use Contact us >Enquiry form to request a copy.

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    • Sustainability Review 2013

      PDF version of our 2013 Sustainability Review - a summary of our approach and performance.

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    • Sustainability GRI Report 2012

      PDF version of full Amcor Sustainability Report 2012

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    • Sustainability Review 2012

      A summary of our performance against our sustainability areas of focus. Note that the full GRI-based report is available as a separate download.

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    • Sustainability Report 2011

      PDF version of Amcor Sustainability Report 2011

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    • Sustainability Report 2010

      Download a PDF of our report. It contains all the Sustainability data displayed on our website and a subset of the case studies.

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    • Sustainability Report 2009

      Download a PDF of our report. It contains all the Sustainability data displayed on our website and a subset of the Sustainability case studies.

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    • Sustainability Report 2008

      Report on Amcor's 2008 progress and future plans against the Global Reporting Initative's sustainability reporting framework.

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    • Sustainability Report 2007

      2007 report on Amcor's environmental performance, social performance and economic performance.

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    • Sustainability Report 2006

      2006 report on Amcor's environmental performance, social performance and economic performance.

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    • Sustainability Report 2005

      2005 report on Amcor's environmental performance, social performance and economic performance.

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    • Sustainability Report 2004

      2004 report on Amcor's environmental performance, social performance and economic performance.

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    • Sustainability Report 2003

      2003 report on Amcor's environmental performance, social performance and economic performance.

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  • Energy efficiency opportunity reports
    • Amcor Europe Energy Bulletin No. 3. Dec 2006

      Report on European energy market and Amcor Europe's energy reduction program.

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    • Amcor Europe Energy Bulletin No. 2. Jun 2006

      Report on European energy market and Amcor Europe's energy reduction program.

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  • Australian National Packaging Covenant
    • Packaging Covenant Report 2011-2012

      Amcor's official report to the APC.

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    • Packaging Covenant Report 2010-2011

      Amcor's initiatives in support of the Australian National Packaging Covenant.

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    • Packaging Covenant Action Plan 2010-2015

      Amcor's five year action plan in support of the Australian National Packaging Covenant.

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    • Packaging Covenant Report 2008

      Amcor initiatives and action plan in support of the Australian National Packaging Covenant.

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    • Packaging Covenant Report 2007

      Amcor initiatives and action plan in support of the Australian National Packaging Covenant.

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    • Packaging Covenant Report 2006

      Amcor initiatives and action plan in support of the Australian National Packaging Covenant.

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    • Packaging Covenant Action Plan 2005-2010

      Amcor five year action plan in support of the Australian National Packaging Covenant.

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    • Packaging Covenant Report 2005

      Amcor initiatives and action plan in support of the Australian National Packaging Covenant.

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    • Packaging Covenant Report 2004

      Amcor initiatives and action plan in support of the Australian National Packaging Covenant.

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    • Packaging Covenant Report 2003

      Amcor initiatives and action plan in support of the Australian National Packaging Covenant.

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    • Packaging Covenant Report 2002

      Amcor initiatives and action plan in support of the Australian National Packaging Covenant.

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    • Packaging Covenant Report 2001

      Amcor initiatives and action plan in support of the Australian National Packaging Covenant.

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    • Packaging Covenant Report 2000

      Amcor' initiatives and action plan in support of the Australian National Packaging Covenant.

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