Sustainability deals with global and regional issues concerning the environment, the economy and social responsibility; our sustainability pillars. Ambitious sustainability targets are included in our long term strategic planning. Our aim is to reduce any negative environmental impact whilst remaining economically sustainable and socially responsible. Our goal is to become the leading supplier of inherently sustainable packaging.
Both metal and glass are permanent materials and are therefore infinitely recyclable without any loss of properties. As part of functional engagements with our customers, our team addresses key sustainability challenges such as climate change, water stewardship and responsible sourcing. Below, please find our latest sustainability news along with our 2019 environmental data including 2025 targets.
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CDP Leadership Class
10 Feb 2021
Earlier this year, the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) awarded Ardagh Group its Leadership Class ratings for sustainability performance. The CDP has now scored Ardagh “A” for Supplier Engagement based on its work with suppliers around climate change. The CDP is a not-for-profit that runs a global disclosure system which helps different stakeholders to manage environmental impacts.
Ardagh Group Earns A- from CDP
12 Jan 2021
The Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) has awarded Ardagh Group its Leadership Class ratings for sustainability performance - scoring Ardagh Group A- for climate change and A- for water management. The CDP is a not-for-profit that runs a global disclosure system which helps different stakeholders to manage environmental impacts.
Ardagh and URM UK inspire recycling
15 Dec 2020
During a primary school visit to Ardagh’s Doncaster production facility in August 2019, as part of a Holiday Hunger initiative, children, parents and staff from the school learned how recycled glass is turned into new containers, and became inspired to recycle their own empty glass bottles and jars.
Ardagh supports local families in Brazil
10 Dec 2020
At Ardagh, we believe in the importance of giving back to the communities in which we operate. Our teams in Alagoinhas, Jacarei, and Manaus, Brazil work in collaboration with The Internal Commission of Accident Prevention to support local families in these communities.
ENERGY STAR® Certification
03 Dec 2020
Ardagh Group was recently awarded an ENERGY STAR® building certification for superior energy performance from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for its distribution centre in Fairfield, California, U.S.