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Sustainable Sourcing a Key Pillar for Prosperity, Says Tetra Pak

Sustainable Sourcing a Key Pillar for Prosperity, Says Tetra Pak

Sustainable sourcing commitments have been announced by many companies in recent months, the most recent of which comes from food processing and packaging solutions company Tetra Pak. Sustainable sourcing is one of the three strategic objectives defined for Tetra Pak’s supplier operation; the company has launched a program designed to … Read more »

How to Boost Brand Value, Sales from GHG Management

How to Boost Brand Value, Sales from GHG Management

Tetra Pak’s climate impact reduction targets have been approved by the Science Based Targets initiative. It is one of a growing number of companies realizing business value from emissions management.

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Corporate Renewable Energy Purchasing Gets a Boost

Six global companies have joined RE100 with commitments to 100 percent renewable energy across their operations, coinciding with a government-led Corporate Sourcing of Renewables campaign that launched at the Seventh Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM7) in San Francisco.

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Tetra Pak Launches Carton Bottle with Bio-Based Plastic

A new version of Tetra Pak’s sustainable packaging — a carton bottle made up of more than 80 percent renewable materials — has launched in the US market with JUST water. The Tetra Top package now comes with a cap and top made from high-density polyethylene (HDPE) derived from sugarcane. … Read more »

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Tetra Pak Launches 100% Renewable Carton Packaging in US

Sustainable packaging company Tetra Pak says it has produced the first 100 percent renewable Gable Top package in the US: cartons developed from a combination of paperboard and sugar cane derived plastics. First introduced in Europe last year as Tetra Rex bio-based, the new Tetra Pak Gable Top bio-based package … Read more »

Tetra Pak Launches 100% Renewable Package Globally

Tetra Pak is making its Tetra Rex Bio-based, the world’s first fully renewable package, available to customers worldwide. Finnish dairy producer Valio piloted the packaging for its lactose free semi-skimmed milk drink and now plans to expand use of the renewable package for some of its other products. Tetra Rex … Read more »

Climate Concerns Drive Packaging Choices

Sustainable packaging company Tetra Pak and Global Footprint Network surveyed 1,000 US consumers who make decisions about groceries and found 86 percent of respondents said that if they knew that use of renewable packaging contributed to reduced carbon emissions and helped slow climate change, it would impact their choice of … Read more »

Tetra Pak Filling Machine Delivers Cost Savings, Environmental Benefits to Manufacturers

Tetra Pak Filling Machine Delivers Cost Savings, Environmental Benefits to Manufacturers

Tetra Pak has launched a filling machine that uses electron beams, not hydrogen peroxide, to sterilize packaging material. The sustainable packaging company says compared with the existing Tetra Pak A3/Speed platform, Tetra Pak E3 machines will provide lower operational costs, improve environmental performance and increase production flexibility. At the heart … Read more »

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How Food, Beverage Producers Can Lessen Climate Risks to Business

Food and beverage producers can decrease the effects of climate change on their business through a three-pronged approach, says Tetra Pak CEO Brian Kennell in a blog post. This includes: Analyze risks and evaluate risks of doing nothing. Develop your strategy to lower carbon emissions. Measure progress and take action … Read more »

Tetra Pak Sinks CO2 Emissions 8% in 2014

Tetra Pak reduced CO2 emissions in 2014 across all parts of its value chain by 8 percent from a 2010 baseline; the company increased production by 7 percent over the same time-frame. The company says it is well on-track to reach its 2020 goal of capping climate impact at 2010 levels while continuing to grow the business. Tetra … Read more »

Tetra Pak Nabs Worldwide FSC Chain of Command Certification

Tetra Pak has received Forest Stewardship Council Chain of Custody certification for all of its converting plants and market companies, covering a total of 92 facilities worldwide, the company says. It represents one of FSC’s largest multi-site certifications. Tetra Pak says the company is working to ensure that 100% of … Read more »

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How to Secure Sustainable Sourcing Networks

Achieving a fully sustainable and transparent supply chain depends on responsible sourcing going mainstream, writes Tetra Pak’s Elisabeth Comere in a CSRwire blog. But, she says, companies currently face major barriers to responsible sourcing like bio-based plastics because the demand isn’t on par with conventionally produced materials. In her blog, … Read more »