Amcor Flexibles Europe & Americas wins 'West Midlands Low Carbon Economy Awards' in the UK

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Amcor Flexibles Europe & Americas wins 'West Midlands Low Carbon Economy Awards' in the UK

July 25, 2010 - 18:58
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ZURICH, Switzerland, July 26, 2010 (Press Release) -

Amcor Flexibles Europe & Americas won a commendation in the ‘Carbon Reduction Cost Saving Award - over 250 employees' category for successfully making cost savings by finding innovative ways to cut carbon emissions and internally manage their carbon footprint.

Amcor Flexibles Europe & Americas also won the award for ‘Most Promising New Low Carbon Product / Service Award - over 250 employees' for the business that has developed innovative new products or services for the low carbon marketplace.

In addition to these awards Russell Granville, Product Development Manager at Amcor Flexibles Ledbury was personally recognised by Sustainability West Midlands as one of the Top Green Business Leaders. Russell is the founder member and chairman of the Amcor Flexibles Ledbury EAC (Environmental Action Committee) and has shown outstanding leadership and tenacity in instigating community projects and promoting the benefits of the BITC (Business in the Community) within the broader Amcor group.

"The awards are a team effort and reflect the dedication of the EAC and Amcor Flexibles Ledbury site workforce who have embraced the environmental challenges. The site significantly reduced its Carbon Footprint in the past two years and this has been achieved by everyone showing that they can make a difference." says Russell Granville

Martin Dallas, Marketing Director at Amcor Flexibles Europe & Americas added "At Amcor we strive to continuously improve our operational excellence and ensure that we keep our environmental impact to a minimum, we are proud to have once again proven our award winning approach to sustainability. Amcor Flexibles Ledbury has demonstrated to the judges that they are not only doing excellent work, but leading the way with their pioneering and innovative solutions to carbon reduction"