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Greif Named to Top 100 ESG Companies

Greif Named One of the top 100 Best ESG Companies by Investor’s Business Daily

The list recognizes companies with leading environmental, social, and governance ratings and strong financial performance.

DELAWARE, Ohio, November 17, 2022/PRNewswire/ – Greif, Inc. (NYSE: GEF, GEF.B), a global leader in industrial packaging products and services, announced today the company has been named one of the 100 Best ESG Companies by Investor’s Business Daily (IBD), a leading financial news and research organization. The fourth annual list recognizes publicly traded companies with superior environmental, social, and governance (ESG) ratings, in addition to strong fundamental and technical stock performance. Greif ranked #49 on the list overall and #1 among companies in the Containers/Packaging industry.

“We are honored that Greif has been recognized by IBD as an ESG leader,” said Aysu Katun, VP of Sustainability at Greif. “Our global team is committed to creating positive and lasting social, environmental and economic impacts across the world in order to deliver sustainable value for our customers, the environment, and all Greif stakeholders.”

In addition to this recognition, Greif has also been awarded a best-in-industry MSCI ESG rating, named to Newsweek’s List of Top 100 Most Loved Workplaces for 2022, and received a Gold Rating from EcoVadis, reinforcing the company’s continuous commitment to sustainability.

To determine the 2022 100 Best ESG Companies list, IBD evaluated close to 1,700 companies based on their Dow Jones Newswire environmental, social, and governance (ESG) sustainability scores and selected the top 15%. IBD further qualified the list by selecting the 100 companies with the highest IBD Composite Rating – all with scores of 81 or better. Those 100 companies were then ranked by Dow Jones’ ESG Ratings. View the complete list of IBD’s 100 Best ESG Companies and ranking methodology.

For more information on Greif’s commitment to sustainability and ESG initiatives, visit

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