As world governments press public companies to disclose more non-financial information, such as carbon emissions data, sustainability is becoming more deeply embedded in operations.
In November 2015 Packaging SA became the latest signatory to the plastics industry’s global declaration for solutions to marine litter, highlighting its commitment to finding solutions to combat plastics in our oceans.
The times are changing for the home care industry with the growing emphasis by major manufacturers on their own environmental footprint.
The number of ethical labelling schemes is multiplying in the cosmetics industry. Growing consumer demand for eco-labelled products is behind this trend; however Organic Monitor questions the long-term implications.
L’Oreal Americas and Avery Dennison are collaborating to identify and reduce the environmental impacts of packaging labels throughout the entire label life cycle. The partnership has already produced a comprehensive assessment highlighting the ecological benefits of using thinner label materials.