Do not miss our special. Click here


Glass Industry News

PARTNERSHIP WITH PUR PROJET

, Verallia

Verallia strengthens its environmental strategy and partners with PUR Projet in a carbon offset program to plant more than 500,000 trees

Committed for several years to reducing its environmental footprint, the Verallia Group - a world leader in glass packaging for food and beverages - has signed a partnership agreement with PUR Projet to set up a carbon offset program.

It is based on two distinct mechanisms: a climate program in Latin America and a program for the environmental integration of Verallia’s production sites. The climate program will offset 1% of the Group's emissions each year and plant more than 100,000 trees per year for five years. 

This initiative reinforces a broader CSR policy that Verallia has been pursuing for several years and which is structured around 3 main areas: helping to preserve the environment, acting for the safety and development of teams, and contributing to the development of communities. In particular, Verallia has set itself a target of reducing its CO2 emissions by 1% per year* by improving the energy performance of its production facilities and increasing the use of cullet (collected household glass waste). To reduce the carbon footprint of its bottles and jars, Verallia offers its customers an eco-designed range that is lightweight and developed to maximize the number of items per pallet.

The carbon offset program, designed by Verallia and PUR Projet, includes:

  • A reforestation and agroforestry project in Latin America (Peru, Honduras, Colombia and Brazil) to which Verallia has committed for an initial five-year period and which will offset 1% of the Group’s total emissions* each year and plant more than 100 000 trees per year. This project also promotes the socio-economic development of disadvantaged communities while preserving local ecosystems.
  • A project to integrate the Verallia group's production sites into their environment and territory, through concrete initiatives such as reforestation of sites, market gardening, support for producers and support for local initiatives. 

Commenting on the signing of this partnership, Michel Giannuzzi, Chairman and CEO of Verallia, said: "We are pleased to partner with PUR Projet, a company renowned for its expertise in climate issues and its approach based on creating shared value. Our priority at Verallia remains the reduction of CO2 emissions from our installations, for which we are constantly striving, but with this carbon offsetting program, we wish to go further in our contribution to the fight against climate change while supporting the socio-economic development of local communities.”

About Verallia
An independent Group, Verallia is the third largest global manufacturer of glass containers for food and beverages, and proposes innovative, customized and environmentally-friendly solutions. €2.4 billion revenue with 16 billion glass bottles and jars produced in 2018. Around 10,000 employees, and 32 glass production facilities in 11 countries.

, Verallia

News material on the Site is copyright and belongs to the Company or to its third party news provider, and all rights are reserved. Any User who accesses such material may do so only for its own personal use, and the use of such material is at the sole risk of the User. Redistribution or other commercial exploitation of such news material is expressly prohibited. Where such news material is provided by a third party, each User agrees to observe and be bound by the specific terms of use applying to such news material. We do not represent or endorse the accuracy or reliability of any of the info contained in any news or external websites referred to in the news.

Should the content or the design of these sites violate third parties rights or legal prescriptions, we kindly ask you to send us a respective message without invoice or cost. We guarantee that passages where the claim is considered as justified will be removed immediately, without any necessity to involve any lawyer into this issue. We will reject any claim caused by submission of a honorary note in this regard without any prior contact and confirmation of the issueby us and we reserve the right ssue counter claim ourselves because of violation of aforesaid conditions.



Info Grid

Glass studies

Updated worldwide glass study 2019

plants.glassglobal.com

Updated hollow glass study 2019

Request more information

Updated float glass study 2019

Request more information

Company Profile



Updated worldwide glass market study 2019 available now for flat, container glass and tableware

We have updated our international studies on flat glass, container glass and tableware for 2019.

This unique software provides a global overview about glass producers and technical details. Easy to use and clear tables summarize information and data about glass makers such as: Glass types: flat glass, container glass, tableware, production capacities in regions and countries, number of furnaces, furnace types, year of construction, glass types and sub-types, products, project information, special news and downloads.

Further databases supplying demoscopic data and import and export data complete the market survey. Based on these data, prepare individual country profiles with information about local production capacities, local market sizes and expected demand in the future.

Request your offer via plants.glassglobal.com.

Updated Hollow glass study 2019

X

Updated Float glass study 2019

X