Our sustainability framework

Our ESG priorities

Thanks to our materiality matrix, we are able to identify which are the main priority areas of Berlin Packaging in terms of sustainability The materiality matrix is the instrument that summarizes and defines the most relevant sustainability topics considering Berlin Packaging significant economic, environmental, and social impacts Berlin Packaging has detected 15 material topics under the social, environmental and governance perspective.

Product Quality and Safety

Product Quality & Safety

Sharing policies among all the Group to improve processes and gurantee customer satisfaction, also in terms of ESG. Implement measures to engage customers also on ESG topics.

Sustainable Products & Circularity

Sustainable Products & Circularity

Invest in R&D to foster and re-think the design of products with the aim of light weighting and increasing the reusable and returnable packaging, also in partnership with other stakeholders.

Business Resilience &
Long-Term Value Creation

Business Resilience &Long-Term Value Creation

Integrale ESG considerations into the business strategy and orient business to create sustainable economic value for all stakeholders.

Responsible
Supply Chain
Management

Responsible Supply Chain Management

Responsible and ethical purchasing policies that imply the suppliers selection, considering their ESG performance. Working on a Suppliers Code of Conduct and define specific audit programs to monitor suppliers' performance.

Climate Change &
Low-Carbon Society

Climate Change & Low-Carbon Society

Reduce emissions along value chain, working with customers and suppliers. Work on energy efficiency, fostering the use of renewable fuel sources and improve logistics.

Innovation
Strategy

Innovation Strategy

Develop new techonologies that can affect customer relationships and the business (e.g. Blockchain in the supply chain to increase traceability, use of Artificial Intelligence and digitalization).

Governance &
Business Ethics

Governance & Business Ethics

Enforce control over ESG topics, with specifici roles at Corporate level and a inter-company committee to share best practices. Foster employees' training on anticorruption and antibribery.

Diversity, Equal
Opportunity &
Inclusion

Diversity, Equal Opportunity & Inclusion

Promote diversity, equal opportunity and inclusion, sharing a non discrimination culture that enhances different abilites, backgrounds, experiences and orientations.

Talent Management
& Skills Development

Talent Management & Skills Development

Enhance talent management and career-development programs, that promote talent retention and attraction through training activites and skills programs contributing to personal advancement.

Employee Safety & Wellbeing

Employee Safety & Wellbeing

Ensure work-life balance through measures such as parental leave, medical and financial benefits and well-being initiatives. Develop HSE management systems within the Group.

Data Privacy
and Security

Data Privacy and Security

Implement measures to ensure transparency about how data of customers (and in general stakeholders) are gathered, used, and secured. Implementing procedures and specific training to customer privacy protection.

Water
Management

Water Management

Work on water management with dedicated plans and goals to share with stakeholders to reduce water-related impacts of the Group operations.

Industrial Relations
and Social Dialogue

Industrial Relations and Social Dialogue

Promote the organization’s consultation on labor practices with employees and trade unions.

Biodiversity
Preservation

Biodiversity Preservation

Work on the main significant impacts of activities, products, and services on biodiversity.

Engage and Support
Local Communities

Engage and Support Local Communities

Develop programs and initiatives with local community engagement, encouraging team members to support the community where they work.

Sharing policies among all the Group to improve processes and gurantee customer satisfaction, also in terms of ESG. Implement measures to engage customers also on ESG topics.

Invest in R&D to foster and re-think the design of products with the aim of light weighting and increasing the reusable and returnable packaging, also in partnership with other stakeholders.

Integrale ESG considerations into the business strategy and orient business to create sustainable economic value for all stakeholders.

Responsible and ethical purchasing policies that imply the suppliers selection, considering their ESG performance. Working on a Suppliers Code of Conduct and define specific audit programs to monitor suppliers’ performance.

Reduce emissions along value chain, working with customers and suppliers. Work on energy efficiency, fostering the use of renewable fuel sources and improve logistics.

Develop new techonologies that can affect customer relationships and the business (e.g. Blockchain in the supply chain to increase traceability, use of Artificial Intelligence and digitalization).

Promote diversity, equal opportunity and inclusion, sharing a non discrimination culture that enhances different abilites, backgrounds, experiences and orientations.

Enforce control over ESG topics, with specifici roles at Corporate level and a inter-company committee to share best practices. Foster employees’ training on anticorruption and antibribery.

Ensure work-life balance through measures such as parental leave, medical and financial benefits and well-being initiatives. Develop HSE management systems within the Group.

Enhance talent management and career-development programs, that promote talent retention and attraction through training activites and skills programs contributing to personal advancement.

Implement measures to ensure transparency about how data of customers (and in general stakeholders) are gathered, used, and secured. Implementing procedures and specific training to customer privacy protection.

Work on water management with dedicated plans and goals to share with stakeholders to reduce water-related impacts of the Group operations.

Develop programs and initiatives with local community engagement, encouraging team members to support the community where they work.

Promote the organization’s consultation on labor practices with employees and trade unions.

Work on the main significant impacts of activities, products, and services on biodiversity.

Business Ethics

We demand integrity and fairness of ourselves and from our business partners.

Quality & Customer Orientation

We work every day to unlock our customers’ full potential, offering tailor-made and high quality solutions

Supply Chain Management

We want to team up with our suppliers to generate and enhance shared value along the entire supply chain

Circularity & Innovation

In addition to offering world-class innovation consultation to our customers we encourage creative thinking into every function

People

We empower our people and foster a working environment that encourages engagement and collaboration at all levels of our organization.

Health, Safety & Environment

We will play our part in mitigating climate change by partnering with suppliers and customers to reduce emissions throughout our value chain. 

BERLIN PACKAGING COMMITMENT TOWARDS SDGs

Berlin Packaging is committed to pursuing our business goals per the Sustainable Development Goals framework, as recognized under the United Nations Agenda 2030. Within this framework, we have identified specific Sustainable Development Goals and targets upon which we can impact and are aware of our responsibility to contribute and mitigate our performance. 

The Sustainable Development Goals represent a framework by which our commitment is disclosed and a driver to promote and implement a sustainable and responsible business.

Here below, it is possible to download some of the key documents in terms of ESG commitment of the Group

Download here our ESG Policy

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ESG policy

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