- Avery Dennison now diverts 80 percent of its manufacturing waste from landfills, with 68 percent of diverted waste recycled and 16 percent converted to fuel.
- Modified product development processes helped the company meet customer requirements regarding restricted substances, human rights and product certifications as well as reduce environmental impact.
- The company implemented a responsible paper sourcing policy, and in 2013 launched a new portfolio of label materials that use Forest Stewardship Council (FSC)-certified paper.
- Worldwide workplace safety results continued to be far better than the U.S. general manufacturing average. Two-thirds of company-owned and -operated facilities were injury-free during 2011 and 2012.
- The company participated in 160 customer audits of manufacturing facilities in 2011 and 2012, with the average number of findings per audit declining by nearly two-thirds from 2010.
- The Avery Dennison Foundation more than tripled its investment in emerging markets between 2010 and 2012, donating a total of $2.2 million.
Avery Dennison's Sustainability Report For 2011-2012 Charts The Company's Progress And New Opportunities For Further Improvement. (Photo: Business Wire)
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