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Serious About Sustainability
Greif is unwavering in its commitment to the wise use of financial, natural, and human resources to afford future generations the ability to meet their needs.

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Greif Announces 2030 Sustainability Targets
These new targets set ambitious goals focused on our people, planet, and communities – further strengthening our commitment to build a more sustainable and equitable future for generations to come.

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We Recycle More than we Use
It's true. Greif Paper Packaging is a net-positive recycler. Paper products create a better future for people and the planet and reduce the global carbon footprint by transforming renewable resources into products people trust.
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2022 Sustainability Report
Hot off the press - Greif has released its 2022 sustainability report!
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We create packaging solutions for life's essentials.

Greif 2030 Sustainability Targets

2030 SUSTAINABILITY TARGETS

These targets set specific and measurable goals that build on the company’s announcement in 2021 to reduce absolute Scope 1 and 2 greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions 28% by the end of the decade.

The broader sustainability focus for the company continues to be advancing a circular economy, reducing greenhouse gas emissions, and championing diversity, equity & inclusion initiatives.

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Target One: Waste

97%

Reach Zero Waste to Landfill at 97% of its Production Facilities

By reducing, recycling, composting, reusing, and incinerating with energy recovery, Greif targets 97% of its production facilities achieving zero-waste to landfills by 2030.

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Target Two: Circularity

100%

Make 100% of its Products Recyclable 

Working across a vast portfolio of raw materials and products, Greif recyclability targets will be benchmarked by weight, and consolidated at a company level.

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Target Three: CIRCULARITY

60%

Achieve an Average of 60% Recycled Raw Material Content Across Products

Recycled content targets for Greif products are minimum averages benchmarked across a portfolio of materials and products by weight, consolidated at a company level.

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Target Four: DIVERSITY, EQUITY, AND INCLUSION

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Attain Global Gender Pay Parity

Greif is on track to ensure colleagues receive equal pay for equal work by 2024 and is committed to maintaining gender pay parity.

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Target Five: Suppliers

80%

Evaluate the Sustainability Performance for 80% of Total Spend with Suppliers

By aiming to increase the evaluation of the sustainability performance of its suppliers, Greif can have a greater impact across its value chain.

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GREIF LAUNCHES 2023 SUSTAINABILITY REPORT

Greif’s 2023 Sustainability Report covers our fiscal year from November 1, 2022, through October 31, 2023. This report is prepared in accordance with the GRI Standards and SASB Application Guidance and fulfills the United Nations Global Compact’s (UNGC) annual Communication on Progress (COP). 

Sustainability in Action

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Recycling

Greif paper packaging is a net-positive recycler. Creating materials from scratch has a significant impact on the environment. Contact us about our recycling services, including collecting paper, paperboard, and plastics, to developing custom solutions.

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Green Tool

Calculate your carbon footprint with Greif. Both easy and cost-effective, the Greif Green Tool provides insight into the environmental impact of packaging used for fillers and emptiers. It makes local reporting seamless and empowers smart sustainability choices.

Latest News & Blogs

Be a Voice of Change: Join the Greif Customer Portal Advisory Board

Be a Voice of Change: Join the Greif Customer Portal Advisory Board

Greif is excited to announce the formation of our Customer Portal Advisory Board, and we are looking for enthusiastic customers…
Greif Presented with Best Supplier Award at the 28th Annual Paint and Coatings Industry Event in Brazil 

Greif Presented with Best Supplier Award at the 28th Annual Paint and Coatings Industry Event in Brazil 

Greif proudly received the prestigious “2024 Best Supplier of Metal Packaging for Paint Industry” award at the 28th annual event…
Greif Crewe, UK Achieves AA+ Rating from BRCGS

Greif Crewe, UK Achieves AA+ Rating from BRCGS

Greif Crewe (formerly known as IPACKCHEM) in the UK has been awarded the prestigious AA+ rating in an BRCGS Packaging…

Events

ProPak Cape 2023

ProPak Cape 2023

October 24–26, 2023
Johannesberg, South Africa
Hall Number: 3 Stand Number: B73
https://www.propakcape.co.za/
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Tradeshow

OCTOBER 24–26, 2023
Auditorium Building, Gate 2, Expo Centre, Cnr Rand Show & Nasrec Roads, Johannesburg, 2013

ProPak Cape 2023

Visit us at Hall 3, B73
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Trade Show

May 4-10, 2023
Dusseldorf, Germany

Interpack 2023

Greif will be at booth B07/B17 

Health and beauty min

Tradeshow

OCTOBER 25 – 27, 2022
Hyatt Regency Orange County, Garden Grove, CA

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Tradeshow

JUNE 28 – 30, 2022
Charleston, South Carolina

Specialty & Agro Chemicals America

Visit us at Booth # 507

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Trade Show

May 4-10, 2023
Dusseldorf, Germany

Interpack 2023

Greif will be at booth B07/B17 

Health and beauty min

Tradeshow

OCTOBER 25 – 27, 2022
Hyatt Regency Orange County, Garden Grove, CA

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All-Fi and Ro-Con Tech

All-Fi and Ro-Con Tech

All-fibre drums require more than just fibre, but in outward appearance, you'd never know. There's no metal...
Liquipak Fibre Drum Tech

Liquipak Fibre Drum Tech

A drum made from paper that can hold liquids? It's a bit more complicated than that, but that's essentially the…
Hot-Flo & Cold-Flo Tech

Hot-Flo & Cold-Flo Tech

The fibre drum has been a commonly used container for storing and transporting bulk quantities of dry and semi-liquid goods…

Career Spotlight

Work with a Purpose

We create packaging solutions for life’s essentials.  The delicious, necessary, or fun products end-users delight in or rely on come to the global market in our packaging. We make a difference in getting them to their intended use as the global community needs them to be. 

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Work with a Purpose

Packaging Success Together perfectly describes how we serve customers, who we are, and where we want to go – together

Giving Back and Building a Better Tomorrow

Greif is committed to building a better tomorrow by giving back to our communities today. At Greif, we aim to create thriving communities where we live and work. Following The Greif Way, we strive to create a culture that supports the common good by using our financial and human resources to support charitable organizations focusing on education, health, and social services. 

Markets We Serve

Greif is proud to serve a wide range of global industries’ unique needs, from the products that keep the world moving to those that add beauty.

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