Our broad and ambitious sustainability strategy drives us to design new, recyclable products and to close the loop by using more recycled material in our post-consumer recycled films. We will also become more efficient, cut carbon emissions, and help our customers and end-consumers play their part.
Working with others to make our industry more sustainable is critical, as is making sure our people are safe, mutually respected and engaged as they help us do better.
kp has been recognized by Sustainalytics as an ESG Industry Top Rated company in 2022.
As of November 2021, kp ranked 6th out of 96 companies assessed in the Containers and Packaging sector. On their Low/Medium/High scale we are summarised as having a Low exposure to material ESG issues and on their Weak/Average/Strong scale, we are summarised as Strong for how well we manage these risks.
kp was awarded a gold rating by EcoVadis, the independent provider of global sustainability ratings for environmental, social, and ethical performance. The gold rating ranks kp in the top 3% of plastic product manufacturers assessed by EcoVadis, with each company being rated on the material sustainability risks and issues for their size, locations and industry.
The evidence-based assessment covers policies, actions and results across the key sustainability and ESG dimensions of environment, labour and human rights, business ethics and sustainable procurement.
By ‘closing the loop’ we will reduce waste, and do more with less. This objective commits us to using more recycled material, closing the packaging loop and taking every opportunity to make our packaging recyclable.
Acting responsibly at all times is a cornerstone of our culture. And in the future, we will do an even better job of keeping our people engaged, while we continue to focus on safety, and on becoming a more diverse company.