Ardgah accelerates sustainability strategy

Ardagh Metal Packaging (AMP) has announced the launch of its 2021 Sustainability Report.

The report covers achievements from 2019 to 2020 and features AMP’s latest progress in leveraging the capabilities of its team to deliver on aggressive environmental performance objectives while extending the sustainability leadership position of the beverage can.

AMP, a subsidiary of sustainable packaging business Ardagh Group, is reporting its advancements in alignment with Ardagh’s sustainability strategy, which is organized according to three key pillars:

  • Emissions – reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions
  • Ecologyminimize impact on the environment
  • Social – build a safe, diverse, equal and inclusive team focused on customer satisfaction and supporting the communities in which AMP operates.

The company’s latest sustainability report features progress across each pillar with details on regional and manufacturing plant best practices and how the company is raising the bar to reduce its environmental impacts as well as increase its community improvement efforts. A few examples include:

  • Announced long-term sustainability targets to reduce our environmental impacts;
  • Established the Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DE&I) Council to share best practices, create new initiatives and review and implement suggestions from employees to promote DE&I across Ardagh;
  • Committed to meeting the requirements of a true circular economy, where beverage cans are recovered and recycled endlessly;
  • Launched a major multi-year grant to Project Lead The Way to deliver science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education to students from pre-kindergarten through high school (PreK-12) in 24 communities in which Ardagh operates across the US.

“Beverage cans enjoy leading recycling and recycled content rates across the world,” said Oliver Graham, CEO, AMP. “These products embody a Circular Economy, serving as the answer for consumers, beverage brands and legislators making decisions on how to ultimately achieve net zero emissions. We are extending these product advantages by further supporting our customer’s sustainability platforms, reducing our impact on the environment and improving the communities we do business in. Our latest report is a testament to the strengths of our global team as we continue to set new standards of sustainability excellence.”

To download a copy of the 2021 AMP Sustainability Report, click here.

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