Amcor receives gold rating in 2014 Corporate Social Responsibility assessment conducted by EcoVadis, an independent organization that monitors sustainability ratings in global supply chains

HAWTHORN, Victoria , May 12, 2014 (press release) – Amcor has been awarded a gold rating in the 2014 Corporate Social Responsibility assessment conducted by EcoVadis.* This award confirms Amcor’s position as a ethical operator who is committed to delivering responsible packaging solutions.

Amcor achieved outstanding results in the category of Manufacturer of Plastic Products, including coming in the top one per cent for its ‘fair business practices’, top five per cent for ‘environment’ and top seven per cent for ‘labour practices’.

Amcor’s head of Safety Environment and Sustainability, David Clark said: “At Amcor, we continually strive to improve our corporate social responsibility performance and this rating** reaffirms that we are progressing well.

“We have had particular focus on partnering with our suppliers to share our knowledge and skills to help drive improvements from beyond our business to our entire supply chain. Our global scale means that embedding supplier standards can make a significant impact and realise even better sustainable performances.” concluded Mr Clark.

Learn more about Amcor’s approach to sustainability.

* EcoVadis is an independent organisation that monitors sustainability ratings in global supply chains. www.ecovadis.com

** The EcoVadis methodology is based on international Sustainable Development standards (Global Reporting Initiative, United Nations Global Compact, ISO 26000), and supervised by a scientific committee of CSR and Supply Chain experts, to ensure reliable third-party CSR assessment.

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