At Pacific Packaging our sustainability program enables our clients to implement profitable business strategies that account for our society and the environment while maximizing their profit.
PACIFIC PACKAGING – SUSTAINABILITY STATEMENT
The mission of Pacific Packaging is to work with partners to be environmental, economic and social stewards in order to continue supporting and promoting holistic sustainability programs.
At Pacific Packaging Products, sustainability encompasses environmental stewardship, social opportunity, and economic advantage. As supply chain experts, Pacific aims to assist customers with the implementation of products, automation and supply chain optimization techniques that are beneficial to the environment and society, while generating maximum long-term profit. Pacific’s commitment to holistic sustainability is demonstrated through our Sustainable Products Initiative Program.
Pacific and our partners afford a Sustainability Program that is:
Beneficial, safe and healthy for individuals and communities throughout its life cycle.
Meets market criteria for performance and cost.
Optimizes the use of responsible, renewable, and recycled source materials.
Is manufactured using clean production technologies and best practices.
Is made from materials healthy throughout the life cycle.
Is effectively recovered and utilized in biological and/or industrial closed loop cycles.
Ecosystem Services ─ Protect, sustain, and restore the health of critical natural habitats and eco- systems
Stressors ─ Reduce effects by stressors (e.g. pollutants, greenhouse gas emissions, genetically modified organisms) to the ecosystem
Resource Integrity ─ Reduce adverse effects by reducing waste generation, increased recycling, and ensuring proper waste management; restore resources by mitigating and cleaning up accidental or intentional releases
Jobs ─ Create or maintain current and future jobs
Incentives ─ Generate incentives that work with human nature to encourage sustainable practices. Example: Conservation Reserve Program, encouraging sustainable logging practices
Supply and Demand ─ Promote price or quantity changes that alter economic growth, environmental health and social prosperity. Example: Increasing supply of green energy sources to reduce need for fossil fuels
Costs ─ Positively impact costs of processes, services, and products Example: Strive to develop a waste-free process
Prices ─ Promote a fair cost structure
Environmental Justice ─ Protect health of communities over-burdened by pollution by empowering them to take action to improve their health and environment
Education ─ Enhance the education about sustainability of the general public, stakeholders, and potentially affected groups. Example: Provide opportunities for students to learn about sustainability
Resource Security ─ Protect, maintain, and restore access to basic resources (e.g. food, land, and energy)
Sustainable Communities ─ Promote the development, planning, building, or modification of communities to promote sustainable living