Managing and improving our environmental performance
We are committed to operating sustainably in every aspect of our business, from the sourcing of raw materials to how we operate and innovate.
Across Avery Berkel, we continually measure, manage and work to reduce the environmental footprint of our operations and products. We also partner with key suppliers to ensure that, together, we have a positive impact on our environment and use our resources responsibly.
We utilise our sustainability framework to develop and execute a fit-for-purpose environmental management methodology appropriate for our business. We are directly responsible for implementing the most impactful environmental performance improvement opportunities for our unique operation.
Reducing our environmental impact
In accordance with our environmental management system, Avery Berkel's commitment to continuous improvement is demonstrated through development of innovative solutions and manufacturing processes that reduce energy consumption and improve of operational efficiency at our facilities.
These are just some examples of our contributing initiatives:
- Facilities-wide switch to LED lighting – 257kWh saved each year compared to our previous lighting systems
- Technician vehicle journey management – 241,032 fewer miles travelled since our 2017 baseline, saving over 60 tonnes of CO₂
- Transition to fully recyclable and recycled product packaging – over 4 tonnes of non-recyclable packaging removed from qualifying products since 2017