Four people in masks and suits standing in the food pantry
Tuesday, October 27, 2020

Our food can plant in Murcia, Spain supported the Segura Food Bank’s “Apadrina una Calle” (“Sponsor a Street”) initiative – a project where symbolic aisles within the food bank’s facilities are named after companies that donate to this worthy cause. Our team participated in the celebratory event presided over by the Mayor of Murcia, José Francisco Ballesta, reinforcing the Company’s commitment to making a positive contribution to those in need in the local community.

WSJ 100 Most Sustainably Managed Companies 2020
Friday, October 23, 2020

A recent ranking from The Wall Street Journal narrowed down the 100 most sustainably managed companies in the world from a pool of more than 5,500 publicly traded companies, examining practices in areas such as business model and innovation, external social and product issues, employee and workplace topics, and the environment.

Crown beverage plant
Friday, October 16, 2020

The Wall Street Journal recently issued its inaugural list of the 100 most sustainably managed companies in the world. Crown is one of only two companies in the containers and packaging industry—and the only metal packaging company—named on the list and is ranked as the top U.S. company for environmental issues management, scoring “highly for its management of water, waste and air quality.”

image of girl pouring can contents into a stockpot
Wednesday, October 7, 2020

In this blog post, we look at how working with your packaging provider early in the product development process can help combat food waste.

Whitepaper cover, food cans, Crown: Brand-Building Packaging
Tuesday, September 29, 2020

According to the United Nations Environment Programme, one-third of all of the food produced in the world each year — more than 1.3 billion metric tons — is wasted, representing 3.3 billion metric tons in annual carbon dioxide emissions. Here, we take an in depth look at the challenges surrounding the issue of food waste and how metal packaging can make a tangible difference to both the statistics and consumer behavior.

Tuesday, September 29, 2020

Food waste is far-reaching and complex global issue

Examples Crown beverage can finishes
Tuesday, September 8, 2020

Today’s consumer faces an abundance of beverage options, with an array of flavors, portion sizes and selling points calling out from the shelf. To rise above the fray and secure a place in consumers’ shopping carts (whether physical or virtual), brands must design their products to make a meaningful first impression. Having an understanding of the distinctive decorative techniques that are possible for beverage cans is crucial in creating package designs that keep products from fading into the background.

A picture of a can of water by WAMI, an Italian water brand
Wednesday, August 26, 2020

Yardley, PA – August 26, 2020. WAMI is an Italian water brand with a twist, aiming to make a difference to millions of people who lack access to clean, accessible water. Its mission is to turn the ordinary act of drinking water into something extraordinary by providing 100 liters of water to people in need every time a product is purchased.

Picture of a South Asian serving platter called a Thali.
Friday, August 21, 2020

The most recent “Love Canned Food Campaign” continues to gain momentum as it aims to dispel misconceptions that many consumers have about canned foods and promote the versatility and sustainable credentials of metal packaging. Against the backdrop of stay at home orders, the campaign has unfolded on social media and the radio to keep consumers informed about how to get the best from a wide variety of canned products. In recent months, shoppers in the U.K.

A view of the earth from space
Tuesday, August 4, 2020

Sustainability has always been a core aspect of our business—present in the products we make and the way we operate. Now, the launch of our new Twentyby30 program will accelerate our efforts across all three dimensions of sustainability: environmental, social and governance.