CCL Industries Sign The New Plastics Economy Global Commitment
CCL Industries has signed the Global Commitment to the New Plastics Economy led by the Ellen MacArthur Foundation to drive change through active partnerships and support a more circular economy.
The Ellen MacArthur Foundation launched in 2010 to accelerate the transition to a circular economy: designing out waste and pollution, keeping products and materials in use, and regenerating natural systems. Since its creation, the charity emerged as a global thought leader on the circular economy keeping it on the agenda of decision makers across business, government and academia.
President and CEO Geoff Martin is “very pleased to announce, that CCL Industries has signed the Global Commitment to the New Plastics Economy led by the Ellen MacArthur foundation. This is a milestone on our journey towards making the company a sustainability leader in our industry with responsible supply chain operations and innovative products for customers and consumers globally.”
The New Plastics Economy is part of the Ellen MacArthur Foundation, a circular vision for plastic in which it never becomes waste. In 2018 the New Plastics Economy launched The Global Commitment as business and government pioneer changes in how we produce, use, and reuse plastic. It has already mobilised over 450 signatories determined to start building a circular economy for plastic including companies representing 20% of all plastic packaging consumed globally.
CCL Industries Commitments at a Glance
By 2025, all customers of CCL will be able to choose label products and solutions that will not hinder consumer-packaged goods to be recyclable, reusable or compostable.
CCL is committed to limit industrial waste ending up in the environment or in landfills by implementing waste reduction strategies. We are setting a goal of eliminating all landfill from our manufacturing process by 2030 in North America & Europe and cutting today’s level by 90% globally by 2025.
CCL will commit a fixed financial percentage of its R&D resources annually towards further development of sustainable and circular products
CCL will continue to work collaboratively across the plastic value chain to ensure packaging is sorted