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SIG Combibloc Thailand receives honorary award as low carbon and sustainable organization for fourth consecutive year

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SIG Combibloc Thailand receives honorary award as low carbon and sustainable organization for fourth consecutive year

October 13, 2020 - 08:20
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NEUHAUSEN, Switzerland , Oct. 13, 2020 (Press Release) -SIG Combibloc Thailand has received honorary award certificates for Carbon Footprint of Products (CFP) label and Carbon Footprint Reduction (CFR), as the company is again recognized for low-carbon and sustainability for the fourth consecutive year.

The awards were granted by Jatuporn Buruspat, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment at the “A Hundred Hearts to Reduce Global Warming 2020” event, held at Berkeley Hotel in Bangkok, and organized by the Thailand Green House Gas Management Organization (Public Organization) or TGO. Miguel Gamito (Head of Operations and Supply Chain Management), Vatcharapong Ungsrisawasdi (Country Manager at SIG Combibloc Thailand) and Robert Tumiwa (Head of Marketing and Product Development AP-S) picked up the awards on behalf of SIG.

SIG, a leading systems and solutions provider for aseptic packaging as well as the first company to manufacture aseptic carton packaging in Thailand, won the awards for its commitment to contributing more to society and the environment than it takes out. SIG is responsible for making the world a better place through its responsible long-term approach.

Miguel Gamito, Head of Operations and Supply Chain Management at SIG Rayong Plant: “The whole company is very proud to receive these awards! Through SIG’s commitment and focus, we continue to produce environmentally friendly packaging in all dimensions. One of our important initiatives is to support global action on climate change by cutting the carbon footprint of our business and products at every stage of the value chain. It is a very important step in becoming a sustainable and low-carbon organization. All in all, we save 2,500 tons of carbon annually.”

SIG has set bold climate targets approved by the Science Based Targets Initiative (SBTi), as being in line with the latest climate science to limit global warming to 1.5°C. SIG is committed to reduce absolute scope 1 and 2 GHG emissions 60% by 2030 from a 2016 base year. In addition, the company commits to reduce GHG emissions per litre packed 25% by 2030, from a 2016 base-year (target includes scope 1, scope 2 & scope 3 emissions from Purchased Goods and Services, Use of Sold Products, and End of Life Treatment).

SIG is committed to the production of packaging, as well as the sourcing of environmentally friendly raw materials. The company has also set a goal to increase green products and innovate smarter solutions with proven sustainability, across the entire lifecycle by 2030.

About SIG

SIG is a leading systems and solutions provider for aseptic carton packaging. We work in partnership with our customers to bring food and beverage products to consumers around the world in a safe, sustainable and affordable way. Our unique technology and outstanding innovation capacity enable us to provide our customers with end-to-end solutions for differentiated products, smarter factories and connected packs, all to address the ever-changing needs of consumers. Sustainability is integral to our business and we are going Way Beyond Good to create a net positive food packaging system.

Founded in 1853, SIG is headquartered in Neuhausen, Switzerland. The skills and experience of our approximately 5,500 employees worldwide enable us to respond quickly and effectively to the needs of our customers in over 60 countries. In 2019, SIG produced 38 billion carton packs and generated €1.8 billion in revenue. SIG has an AA ESG rating by MSCI, an 18.8 (low risk) score by Sustainalytics and a Platinum CSR rating by EcoVadis.