USA • Awarded fifth place among publicly traded companies in the U.S. for sustainability practices by Newsweek Magazine’s Green Rankings, the international firm has also been named “Best in the U.S. Industry for containers and packaging.”
“We are proud of our commitments to help solve the world’s greatest resource challenges,” said Ron Cotterman, Sealed Air vice president, sustainability. “Our goal is to demonstrate through our operations, solutions and ambitions that we can deliver sustainable value to benefit both businesses and society at large.”
The 2017 U.S. Newsweek Green Rankings assess the overall environmental performance of the 500 largest publicly-traded companies based on revenue headquartered in the U.S. Conducted in partnership with Corporate Knights, methodology is based on eight environmental metrics in a rules-based way that meets the test of being replicable by a third party.
In November 2017, Sealed Air was recognized by CDP as an industry leader and awarded an “A-” rating for its climate change work to reduce environmental impacts.
The company is focused on packaging solutions that help customers achieve their sustainability goals in the face of today’s biggest social and environmental challenges. Sealed Air’s portfolio includes the Cryovac brand food packaging solutions and Bubble Wrap brand cushioning. Overall the company generated over $4.2 billion (€3.5 billion) in sales in 2016 and has approximately 14,000 employees who serve customers in 117 countries.