a, reducing carbon emissions by 30 percent and increasing energy reliability. By reducing both its carbon emissions and operational costs, the company is well positioned to thrive in a circular economy.
Last year the company took on Zero Waste, not only as a green initiative but also to stay ahead of regulatory requirements and cut operating costs. Manufacturing sites in Pleasanton, California; Kingsland Grange , UK; Regensburg, Germany and Bleiswijk, Netherlands have achieved Zero Waste status, meaning more than 90 percent of their non-hazardous waste now finds a home somewhere other than a landfill.
"From ideation to end of life, we challenge how we manage our raw materials, energy, water, packaging and product take-back to become ever more resource efficient," added Amorim.
The "Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations" list is produced by Corporate Knights, a Canadian media and investment research company dedicated to promoting "clean capitalism."
"The Global 100 are leading a resource productivity revolution, transforming waste into treasure and doing more with less," said Toby Heaps , Corporate Knights CEO. "They are steering our civilization away from ecological overshoot and back to a place of balance with our planet."
For full rankings and other details, please see: www.global100.org or www.corporateknights.com/global100.
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