Fit for purpose food packaging is essential to enable a sustainable society
The carbon footprint of food is approximately 30 times higher than that of its packaging. So, preventing food waste by protecting food with the right packaging is a crucial step towards a sustainable society.
"Where others see waste, we see a valuable resource" says Charles Héaulmé, our President and CEO
Huhtamaki’s position is very clear – waste is a valuable secondary material. Food packaging already contributes to low-carbon circularity, but there is still more that must be done.
Fit for purpose packaging is essential for sustainable food systems - Think future. Think circle.
Join the conversation on how sustainable packaging can protect food, people and the planet. Thursday 11 November 2021 at 11.00 EST (17.00 CET). Think Circle is a forum designed to enable a lively and open discussion of the issues, challenges, and...
Huhtamaki’s science-based targets to combat climate change are validated by SBTi
As part of our 2030 Strategy and sustainability commitments, we have set a series of climate change mitigation targets. I am excited to announce that these have now been approved and validated by the globally recognized Science Based Targets initiative...
Huhtamaki receives EcoVadis gold medal for sustainability performance in 2021, ranking in the top 5% of 75,000 rated companies around the world
Huhtamaki scores rose from 65 (94th percentile) in 2020, to 71 points (97th percentile) this year. This significant improvement was driven by the company’s environmental policy and procurement.
We believe that access to safe food is a universal right and we know that packaging plays an essential role in making that possible, globally
Fit-for-purpose food packaging is more than a plain container. It represents livelihoods and the social progress that follows, its use marks the possibility of eliminating food insecurity and its benefits include minimizing health risks from...
Pre-Summit in Rome sets the scene for September’s UN Food Systems Summit
As commented on earlier, in September the UN will convene its Food Systems Summit which will launch a bold new framework to deliver progress on all 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) transforming the way the world produces, consumes and thinks...