Our ESG Priorities
Thanks to our materiality matrix, we are able to identify Berlin Packaging's sustainability priorities. The materiality matrix is the instrument that summarizes and defines the most relevant sustainability topics, considering Berlin Packaging's significant economic, environmental, and social impacts. Berlin Packaging has detected 15 material topics under the social, environmental, and governance perspective.
Product quality and safety
Sharing policies among all groups to improve processes and guarantee customer satisfaction, also in terms of ESG. Implement measures to engage customers on ESG topics.
Product innovation & circularity
Invest in R&D to foster and re-think the design of products with the aim of light weighting and increasing the usage of reusable and returnable packaging, also in partnership with other stakeholders.
Business resilience and long-term value creation
Integrate ESG considerations into the business strategy and orient business to create sustainable economic value for all stakeholders.
Responsible supply chain management
Responsible and ethical purchasing policies that improve the suppliers selection, considering their ESG performance. Working on a Supplier's Code of Conduct and define specific audit programs to monitor suppliers’ performance.
Climate change & low-carbon society
Reduce emissions along the value chain, working with customers and suppliers. Work on energy efficiency, fostering the use of renewable fuel sources and improve logistics.
Develop new technologies that can affect customer relationships and the business (e.g., Blockchain in the supply chain to increase traceability, use of Artificial Intelligence and digitalization).
Diversity, equal opportunity, and inclusion
Promote diversity, equal opportunity and inclusion, fostering a welcoming culture that enhances different abilities, backgrounds, experiences, and orientations.
Governance and business ethics
Enforce control over ESG topics, with specific roles at the Corporate level and an intracompany committee to share best practices. Foster employee training on anticorruption and antibribery.
Employee safety and 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.
Talent management and 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.
Data privacy and security
Implement measures to ensure transparency about how customer data (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.
Engage and support local communities
Develop programs and initiatives with local community engagement, encouraging team members to support the community where they work.
Industrial relations and social dialogue
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.
Our Commitment Towards Sustainability
We demand integrity and fairness of ourselves and from our business partners.
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.
Innovation & Creativity
In addition to offering world-class innovation consultation to our customers we encourage creative thinking into every function.
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's 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 to 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.