Corporate responsibility agenda
Our corporate responsibility agenda, Packaging for Good, focuses on four themes; People, Packaging, Supply chain and Manufacturing operations. These are the most material corporate responsibility-related aspects for our business. We have a stated ambition for each theme and measure our performance against related key performance indicators.
Packaging for Good
Goal: By 2020, our work culture and reputation as a responsible employer make us a desired place to work
- Employee Engagement index >70%
- Huhtamaki Group Lost Time Incident Rate: 1.7
- Community programs in pace on site level and Group level
Goal: By 2020, our customers see Huhtamaki as a most trusted partner to deliver and innovate on sustainability and food safety
- All products comply with our Global Packaging Food Safety Policy
- Zero food contact compliance related claims reported
- Product innovation*
Goal: By 2020, all key suppliers work with us to deliver on our Supplier Code of Conduct
- Supply chain due diligence system in place covering ethical, social and environmental criteria
- Ambition: all fiber sourced from recycled or certified sustainable sources (2017: 98%)
Goal: By 2020, we produce more, with less impact on the environment per unit of production
- Natural Resource Strategy*
- All plants in water stressed areas have a water management plan
Financial health and competitiveness, Ethical operating standards and practices, Good governance, Respect for human rights, Equal employment opportunities.
We strive to provide our employees with safe working conditions, and foster good leadership.
We manufacture fit-for-purpose packaging from responsibly sourced raw materials, as well as renewable and recycled materials.
We know our suppliers and work together with them in accordance with our Supplier Code of Conduct.
We continue to develop our production efficiency and use natural resources responsibly.
Our value creation model describes the various inputs we use and the total value and impact we create to our stakeholders through our activities. It focuses on three resource dimensions: nature, human and financial.
Our Brazilian Fiber Packaging team co-developed a new egg-tray for 30 eggs, Multi-E. Using an existing new product as a base for development, they made it better suited for the specific needs in Brazil, and also came up with a new raw material recipe.
When the public discussion about recycling started to increase in the UK two or three years ago, the Huhtamaki Gosport team quickly recognized a challenge: the overall benefits of the paper cup, including its recyclability, were not clear to the public.