The Report is organized across three categories: Economic Sustainability, Environmental Sustainability, and Social Sustainability. Highlights in the report include :
- Demonstrating economic sustainability by increasing Bemis’ annual dividend for the last 28 consecutive years.
- Establishing environmental sustainability metrics and goals.
- Participating in the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) since 2006.
- Advancing employee safety success with 87% of Bemis’ plants achieving safety results better than the industry average Total Recordable Injury Rate.
- Contributing over $3.25 million annually to charitable organizations and programs in communities around the world.
Bemis’ responsible business practices have been recognized, said the company. For five consecutive years, the group has been included in Forbes’ America’s 100 Most Trustworthy Companies list for consistently demonstrating transparent accounting and sound corporate governance. And it has been recognized as one of the 500 greenest companies in the U.S. in Newsweek’s Green Rankings since the list’s inception in 2009. The company has also been named one of S&P’s Dividend Aristocrats for each of the past four years.
Bemis, supplier of flexible packaging and pressure sensitive materials used by leading food, consumer products, and healthcare companies worldwide, has reported 2011 net sales of $5.3 billion. The Company’s flexible packaging business has a strong technical base in polymer chemistry, film extrusion, coating and laminating, printing, and converting. Headquartered in Neenah, Wisconsin, the group employs approximately 20,000 individuals worldwide.

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