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Major changes to sustainability reporting requirements will have implications for packaging businesses of all sizes from this year, as outlined by Dr Nick Murry, chief sustainability officer at supply chain management specialist Ecodesk The signs are that 2014 will see … Continue reading

April 2nd, 2014

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Brands such as Cadbury, Coca Cola, Kelloggs and Kraft Foods will be encouraged by their member organisation Alliance for Innovation and Operational Excellence (AIOE) to get their suppliers openly reporting sustainability data to Ecodesk. Ecodesk and AIOE have struck a … Continue reading

January 13th, 2014

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Reston, Va.; December 6th 2013 — The Alliance for Innovation & Operational Excellence (AIOE) is pleased to announce a partnership with Ecodesk, a cloud based platform for enhancing global supply chain sustainability. According to AIOE Managing Director Stephen C. Schlegel, … Continue reading

January 13th, 2014

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Released 7th August 2013 Kimberly-Clark Health Care and Kimberly-Clark Professional have developed new packaging for medical examination gloves to reduce waste by up to 30 per cent. The dispenser called ‘SmartPULL’ is being introduced for the company’s Sterling, and Lavender … Continue reading

August 7th, 2013

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Released 5th August 2013 Tech giant Hewlett-Packard (HP) has negotiated a new rail route to transport its computers from China to Europe as part of a footprint reduction plan. For many companies, distribution is where the largest emissions lay, and … Continue reading

August 5th, 2013

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Released 10th July 2013 The world’s largest beverage company has announced an extended partnership with the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) to continue environmental stewardship and push sustainability targets. The company has been working with the WWF for over a decade, … Continue reading

July 10th, 2013

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Drinks can maker Ball Packaging Europe has released details of its sustainability improvements since 2007, claiming a 17 per cent energy reduction and cut in water consumption by 34 per cent. In the past two years, Ball has invested 900,000 … Continue reading

July 4th, 2013

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Released 6th June 2013 Computing and Technology giant Dell has turned to wheat straw, bamboo and mushrooms to help it hit self-imposed renewable packaging targets. The company has announced that by 2020 it aims to have waste-free packaging, using 100 per cent … Continue reading

June 6th, 2013

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Released 23rd April 2013 Global packaging firms MeadWestVaco Corporation (MWV), Multi Packaging Solutions (MPS) and Ellis Paperbox have signed-up to Ecodesk, the World’s largest open data sustainability platform to measure and analyse supply chain energy use and carbon emissions. All three companies join what is an … Continue reading

April 23rd, 2013

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Released March 28th 2013 US packaging company Sonoco has said it is on track to reach its 2014 target of reducing emissions by 15 per cent, and has picked-up an industry prize for its efforts. Sonoco was awarded two accolades at this … Continue reading

March 28th, 2013

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