Crown Within Striking Distance Of Attaining Its Emissions Reduction Goal
Company tracking ahead of schedule even as global production volumes continue to increase
YARDLEY, Pa. /PRNewswire/ -- Three years into its five-year initiative to reduce energy consumption and greenhouse gas emissions, Crown Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: CCK) (Crown) (www.crowncork.com) has achieved 94% of its Scope 1 and Scope 2 greenhouse gas emissions reduction target. As of December 31, 2018, Crown achieved a 9.43% reduction in greenhouse gas emissions per billion standard units. Absolute emissions have decreased by 1.7% even as production has increased by 8.4%. In 2016, the Company announced plans to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions by 10% per billion standard units of production from 2015 levels by the end of 2020.
In addition, in 2018, 100% of Crown's
The Company also decreased energy consumption from its 2015 baseline despite opening a new glass bottle manufacturing facility in
Crown's 2020 sustainability goals reflect its commitment to efficiently managing and conserving resources, as well as bringing innovations to market that support the sustainability efforts of its customers and consumers. The goals were included as part of the Company's submission to the CDP (formerly
"Achieving an over 9% reduction in greenhouse gas emissions within just three years after setting our 2020 goals demonstrates Crown's strong focus on its sustainability program and its commitment to environmental stewardship," said
To learn more about Crown's sustainability achievements, visit https://sustainability.crowncork.com.
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