Partnerships

Making significant difference cannot be done alone. That’s why we engage with our stakeholders throughout our supply chain. In addition, we engage with other organizations which provides useful insight and perspectives that we may not have thought of ourselves.

Making significant difference cannot be done alone. That’s why we engage with our stakeholders throughout our supply chain. In addition, we engage with other organizations which provides useful insight and perspectives that we may not have thought of ourselves.

Memberships

Elopak holds several memberships in various organizations. This gives us the opportunity to interact with other companies outside our value chain and potentially to influence how sustainable business practices will develop.

  • FSC – Forest Stewardship Council, working to ensure sustainable forest management practices globally
  • ISCC – International Sustainability and Carbon Certification, working to ensure sustainable practices behind renewable feedstocks for plastics
  • RE100 – A global initiative of companies committing to sourcing 100% renewable electricity
  • Ethical Trade Norway – a Norwegian non-governmental organization for sustainable trade and responsible business practice in the supply chain
  • Sedex – One of the world’s leading ethical trade service providers
  • ACE – The alliance for beverage cartons and the environment, a European industry association working to benchmark and profile cartons as renewable, recyclable and low-carbon packaging solutions
  • GRACE – The Global Recycling Alliance for beverage cartons and the environment, a global industry association
  • EXTR:ACT – Driving value from multimaterial recycling
  • In several countries, we have similar industry associations, read more here
  • Carton Council – Industry association to drive carton recycling in North America
  • 4Evergreen – New industry initiative to boost the contribution of fibre-based packaging in a circular economy

Commitments

Certifications

  • All Elopak’s factories are certified according to Forest Stewardship Council (FSC). This enables us to offer FSC labeled cartons and to ensure that all the forestry behind our cartons are managed responsibly.
  • Several of Elopak’s factories are certified according to ISCC PLUS (International Sustainability and Carbon Certification) which enables us to offer cartons featuring certified renewable polyethylene (plastic?)
  • Elopak is certified according to the carbon neutral protocol and the PAS 2060 for carbon neutrality.
  • All of Elopak’s factories have ISO 9001 certification and some of them have ISO 14001 certification. This ensures good management practices and a strong environmental focus.
  • Some of Elopak’s factories have ISO 45000/ OHSAS 18001 certification to verify good Health&Safety practices. This is an addition to our internal safety policies and practices.