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23 Apr 2019

Berry Global announces sustainability strategy

Berry Global Group is proud to announce its sustainability strategy through a Company initiative named Impact 2025.

As part of the initiative, Berry will focus on further increasing the positive impact it has through their products, performance, and partners with a long-term plan for the year of 2025.

The Company aims to support their broader sustainability efforts by highlighting the following areas:

Products: minimize product impacts
Optimize Design
• Lightweight products
• Design 100 percent of packaging to be reusable, recyclable, or compostable
Sustainable Sourcing
• Increase recycled content
• Encourage the development of renewable materials

Performance: minimize operational impacts (normalized for production)
Climate Change
• Reduce greenhouse gas emissions 25 percent by 2025 versus the Company’s 2016 baseline
Continuous Improvement
• Reduce landfill waste 5 percent per year
• Reduce energy and water consumption 1 percent per year
Operation Clean Sweep® (OCS)
• Prevent resin loss through OCS
• Implement OCS at acquisition sites within the first year

Partners: maximize positive impacts by engaging partners on key issues
End Plastic Waste
• Expand and modernize waste infrastructure to increase recovery and prevent loss of plastic into the environment
• Engage the plastics industry on OCS
Limit Global Warming
• Increase renewable energy
• Expand the use of plastic in place of alternative materials
• Promote science-based targets

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