Trivium Packaging, a leading provider of infinitely recyclable metal packaging solutions, today releases its inaugural sustainability report that highlights the extensive sustainability activities implemented across its global operations, reinforces its unwavering commitment to tackling climate change by putting sustainability as a core element of all products and operations, and unveils its long-term sustainability strategy—an action plan for creating an innovative, value-creating ecosystem for all stakeholders.
Michael Mapes, CEO of Trivium Packaging shares:
“Trivium’s leadership and board members’ commitment and support to sustainability are carried through our organization, across each function. Sustainability is key in all areas of our organization”.
“We only have one planet. If we don’t do something now, we risk jeopardizing the quality of life of future generations. At Trivium, we have a unique opportunity to make a difference in the world through our packaging solutions. Everyone at Trivium feels that we have an obligation to take a leading role in sustainability and to do our part in making the world a better place by offering the most sustainable packaging solutions we can”.
The comprehensive sustainability report describes in detail Trivium’s key sustainability challenges and opportunities provides a complete outline of the management approaches, systems, and policies during the 2020 calendar year, and introduces Circularity Champion, a three-pillar sustainability strategy that has Trivium playing a critical role in the metal packaging industry through its substantial contribution to a circular economy.
Jenny Wassenaar, VP Sustainability Trivium Packaging says:
“The release of our first-ever sustainability report is a major milestone for our organization, marking our official commitment to sustainability not only within Trivium but to all stakeholders. Through this report, we declare our ambition to be a force for good. That’s why it was critical that we look at sustainability holistically and outline clear targets and specified timeframes to achieve our goals in an effort to become the metal packaging industry’s partner of choice for quality sustainable packaging”.
Trivium’s Circularity Champion strategy highlights include:
Trivium’s dedication to connecting, communicating, and collaborating with its customers and end consumers to raise awareness of the benefits of metal packaging.
- In 2020, Trivium engaged in partnerships with Metal Packaging Europe to communicate the Metal Recycles Forever logo, as well as multi-stakeholder collaborations with the likes of Tata Steel and chef Joris Bijdendijk, to promote the sustainability credentials of metal cans. Trivium also released its open-access white paper on holistic life cycle assessments, its 2020 Global Buying Green Report, and is sponsoring Peace One Day, Climate Action Live Global Digital Experience
- Looking to the future, Trivium is committed to enhancing customer satisfaction on sustainability dimensions, releasing at least two open-access thought leadership knowledge documents on sustainability per year, making product safety compliance information readily accessible for customers by 2024, and leading at least one circularity project per year with industry stakeholders
Commitment to the Planet:
Trivium’s determination to do its part in protecting the planet, through environmental footprint reduction, sustainable innovation, and responsible purchasing.
- In April 2021, Trivium embraced the most ambitious aim of the Paris Climate Agreement by committing to the Science-Based Targets initiative (SBTi). As part of this commitment, Trivium will establish a clear pathway to an emissions reduction target that is in line with what the latest climate science deems necessary to limit global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius
- Targets to achieve its aggressive sustainability goals by 2030 include a commitment to 30% reduction of its CO2 footprint (vs 2020 levels), 10% reduction of its water consumption (vs 2020 levels), zero landfill waste, 80% of all new product developments to meet at least two eco-design criteria, and 70% of total purchase spend allocated to suppliers with higher than average ESG scores
A Focus on People:
Trivium’s focus on creating a safe, diverse, empowered, and sustainability-conscious workforce, and a commitment to empower its employees and local communities to make positive social and environmental impacts
- Some of the achievements made and initiatives Trivium engaged in over the past year include launching ‘Trivium Stars’, a global employee recognition program; achieving an 8% increase in the annual Organizational Health Index (employee satisfaction) score, hiring a Global Talent Director to focus on Talent Development and Inclusion and Diversity (I&D) strategy; and achieving a top score for water (A-) and climate change (A-) by CDP (Carbon Disclosure Project), an internationally recognized ranking organization that assesses companies’ plans and processes for carbon footprint and water reduction
- Looking ahead, Trivium aims by 2025 to achieve a top quartile Organizational Health Index score; fully implement its Inclusion & Diversity Program across the organization, attain a Total Recordable Accident Rate (TRAR) target of 0.85, provide yearly sustainability reporting, and participate in external sustainability ratings, and implement at least one local community engagement project per plant per year
To view the full report, visit Trivium Packaging.
Protect, Promote, Preserve: Trivium Packaging’s Whitepaper Presents Metal Cans as the Optimal Packaging Choice
In a recently released whitepaper, Trivium Packaging, sheds new light on the modern advancements in the canning of food products. The report findings show that metal cans help to lock in food’s nutritional value while simultaneously reducing food waste.
Trivium Packaging signs United Nations Global Compact Initiative to support sustainable development goals
Trivium Packaging has committed to the United Nations Global Compact Initiative, the largest corporate responsibility initiative in the world for the development, implementation, and disclosure of responsible corporate policies and practices. By signing onto the initiative, Trivium Packaging is formally aligning its corporate value system with the Ten Principles of the UNGC and its four key themes on human rights, labor, environment, and anti-corruption.
Metal’s high sustainability featured in Trivium’s LIVE 3D Booth
Trivium’s LIVE 3D booth displays the wide range of metal packaging’s capabilities. Metal is infinitely recyclable and the most widely recycled material worldwide. Now visitors from around the globe can view Trivium’s packaging solutions up close and personal from the comfort of their own chair. Sustainability has never looked so good.
New data reveals younger generations lead momentum for sustainable packaging, despite pandemic disruption
Trivium Packaging has released its 2021 Global Buying Green Report in partnership with Boston Consulting Group, surveying more than 15,000 participants across Europe, North America, and South America on their behaviors related to sustainable packaging, including willingness to pay more for eco-friendly packaging, and perceptions of different packaging materials.
Trivium commits to the Science Based Targets initiative
Trivium is getting serious about leading the way to a low carbon future. To validate this pledge, the company has put pen to paper and committed to The Science Based Targets initiative, putting Trivium on a clearly defined path to reduce emissions in line with the Paris Agreement goals.
Trivium's RainForest Water bottle receives more nominations
Already an award-winning packaging, Trivium's aluminium bottle for RainForest Water has been nominated and shortlisted for further packaging awards. The lightweight bottle is manufactured from infinitely recyclable aluminium material, and it is resealable so that it can be reused, over and over again.
Leading the Way: Trivium Argentina expands recycling and reuse of aluminum from aerosol cans in Latin America through Creando Concienca Partnership
Trivium Packaging has announced a groundbreaking recycling initiative in Argentina, partnering with urban recycler organization Creando Conciencia to substantially increase the recollection and reuse of aerosol aluminum cans. Through the partnership, Trivium Argentina will become the first in Latin America to use post-consumer recycled aluminum.
Trivium designated supplier engagement leader by carbon disclosure project
We are very proud to announce that the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) has awarded us with a Supplier Engagement Rating (SER). Companies with the best SERs are recognized as a Supplier Engagement Leader. The rating measures how effectively companies are engaging their suppliers on climate change.
Carbon disclosure success: Trivium Packaging is rated A- by CDP
The results from CDP are in – and Trivium Packaging is firmly in the leadership segment, assessed as “Implementing current best practices”. Independent assessment is a crucial part of sustainability improvements, and Trivium Packaging’s first year of operation has seen it gaining an A- CDP rating in two key categories ‘Climate Change 2020’ and ‘Water Security 2020’.
The 2020 Can of the Year awards, which would normally have been announced and presented at a well-attended annual summit, have just been published online. Despite the change, one element remained constant – Trivium Packaging’s success in several categories across a variety of food, drink and personal care products.
See the impact of your branding with Trivium's 3D visualizer
Trivium has incorporated a 3D visualizer into its website, enabling its customers the opportunity to see their branding on a range of the company's metal packaging. The service is offered by Trivium without any additional cost, allowing its customers to explore design ideas and create a finished pack in just minutes!
Beverage makers and bottlers face increased competition on all fronts and growing pressure from consumers, retailers and even governments for sustainable, environmentally friendly packaging. Specializing in premium and infinitely recyclable metal bottle and keg solutions, Trivium provides the industry with distinctive and innovative packaging solutions.
World's lightest seafood can created by Trivium
Pioneering work at Trivium’s aluminium can plant in Cuxhaven, north Germany, supported by our R&D Centre, resulted in the production of the world’s lightest aluminium seafood can. Despite it's ultra-lightweight, it retains the stability of a standard can and can be fitted with an Easy Open ring-pull lid.
Distinct shaping and tamper-evident sealing for Mead-Hohnson's Enfinitas
When Mead-Johnson was preparing to launch its Enfinitas infant nutrition product in China, they needed a packaging supplier that could deliver safety and innovation. Trivium developed an award-winning solution that featured a three-piece metal can design.
Trivium receives international design award for Cocinero aerosol
A well-known sunflower edible oil brand in Argentina has now been brought to the attention of a worldwide audience by winning a major international packaging award. Cocinero Clasico Oil’s distinctive aluminium aerosol can produced by Trivium Packaging Argentina overcame strong competition in the prestigious aerosol and bottles category at the 2020 International Metal Decorating and Packaging Association (IMDPA) Awards.
How brand owners can communicate sustainability performance more effectively
Jenny Wassenaar, VP Sustainability at Trivium, highlights how brand owners could take the next step and show that their packaging is truly sustainable, taking into account the ability to protect products during transportation, expected shelf life, and how these factors impact expected food waste.
White paper: The holistic approach to measuring sustainability
Packaging material selection has become more complex in this era of increased environmental awareness. The importance of sustainability is undeniably growing. In this white paper, we present an approach to a Holistic Packaging Sustainability Assessment that expands traditional LCA methods to account for circularity while also factoring in the impact of packaging materials on the waste stream and improving shelf life.
Brand’s history captured in a quartet of delightful illustrations
Behind many popular brands lies an interesting history and many intriguing stories. Trivium has been responsible for some memorable examples, and the pick of the 2020 collection is likely to be the limited edition sardine cans celebrating the 100th anniversary of Pointe de Penmarc’h.
Building a beverage brand on sustainability
Proud Source Water’s strategy for succeeding in the highly competitive bottled water market was to appeal to both environmentally conscious and quality-conscious consumers. Key to achieving that goal was product packaging that had the lowest possible end-of-life impact but also met requirements for durability and resealability.
Farrow & Ball enhances brand image with Trivium Metal Packaging
Farrow & Ball has built its brand on the pillars of beauty and eco-friendliness. With Trivium metal cans printed and produced in various sizes from 750 ml to 5 L, the brand has established a recognisable and iconic package that matches the quality of the contents.
Trivium Packaging is proud to announce that its manufacturing facilities in La Flêche and Moëlan, France have again achieved the International Organization for Standardisation 14001 certification. ISO 14001 is the most updated standard of its kind and focuses on environmental management systems and performance.
- Bianka Cramblit
- Company News
- Created 21 Jun 2021
- Modified 21 Jun 2021
- Hits 413