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Amcor releases 2013 sustainability report

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Amcor releases 2013 sustainability report

October 23, 2013 - 20:22

MELBOURNE, Australia, Oct. 23, 2013 (Press Release) -Amcor's approach to sustainability is driven by a framework consisting of five key focus areas: environment, community, workplace, marketplace and economy. Performance is measured in each of these areas to allow for benchmarking against international standards and other corporate peers.

Performance highlights for 2013 include:

  • Over half of Amcor's 300+ sites worldwide achieved our target of ‘No Injuries';
  • Reduction of 13%* in green house gas emissions;
  • Waste to landfill intensity reduction by 31%; and
  • Reduction of 12% in water use intensity at sites in Australia and New Zealand.

Amcor is proud to be listed on global and regional market indices, including the Dow Jones Sustainability Asia Pacific Index; the Carbon Disclosure Leadership Index, Materials Sector, Australia and New Zealand region; and the FTSE4Good index.

The Amcor 2013 Sustainability Report has been prepared in accordance with the GRI's Sustainability Reporting Guidelines (2006) and AccountAbility's AA1000 Assurance Standard (2008). Netbalance, one of the largest providers of sustainability advice, assurance, and research in Australia, has independently assessed the Report and confirmed that it meets the requirements for the B+ GRI Application Level.

A 2013 Sustainability Review that provides a summary of Amcor's sustainability performance is also available. To view or download the detailed 2013 Sustainability Report or Sustainability Review, or to provide feedback, please visit

*Reduction in greenhouse gas intensity, waste to landfill and water use achieved since the baseline year FY2010-2011.