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Corporate Responsibility

  

In response to the evolving needs of our customers and their consumers, Silgan will continue to enhance the sustainability of our products and operations, communicate our related successes, and create shared value for our business partners.

 

Sustainability at Silgan Plastics encompasses our ability to continually identify and meet the changing needs of our customers, ensuring the long-term success of our company and business partners.

Social

Silgan Plastics maintains a valuable reputation in the business community for honesty and fair dealing by acting ethically and in accordance with the laws applicable to its business.  Silgan’s ethical accountability encompasses not only our customers and their consumers, but also all Silgan employees and the communities in which they both work and live. 

Sustainable Packaging Solutions

Silgan’s packaging solutions aim to protect and preserve our customers’ products, delivering these products to consumers in their desired condition while being mindful of the associated environmental impacts throughout the product lifecycle.

Our Goals

- Silgan Plastics will reduce electricity consumption by 5% of KWH per lb or resin sold during the next 5 years (2014 baseline through year 2020).

- Silgan Plastics will achieve safety performance as measured by DART (Days Away Restricted Time) of 50% less than the Bureau of Labor and Statistics DART rate of 2.8 (in 2012) for Plastics and Rubber Manufacturing Sector during the next 5 years (baseline 2014 through year 2020).