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In September, Crown teamed with Ardagh Metal Packaging, the Can Manufacturers Institute and the International Aluminium Institute to host the first Global Aluminium Can Sustainability Summit, which took place in Rome, Italy. The Summit brought together over 100 global attendees from various parts of the aluminum supply chain, such as primary material suppliers, can sheet suppliers, packaging manufacturers, beverage can...

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Breast Cancer Awareness Month and the Power of Early Detection

Publish Date
Thursday, October 13, 2022
October marks the observance of National Breast Cancer Awareness month, a time dedicated to raising awareness about the impact of the disease and supporting those affected by it. Breast cancer is the second most common cancer among women, with one in eight women diagnosed within their lifetime. However, research has found that by diagnosing breast cancer early, the five-year relative...

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The latest consumer poll results by Every Can Counts (ECC) highlight that a truly sustainable future will require close collaboration between governments and beverage brands. The Recycling Habits and Attitude in Europe 2022 survey explores current recycling habits, identifies barriers and motivations to increase recycling (particularly while out-of-home), assesses knowledge around the recycling of aluminum beverage cans and uncovers messages...

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YARDLEY, Pa., Aug. 22, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Crown Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: CCK) (Crown) (www.crowncork.com) has published its 2021 Sustainability Report to share progress against its dedicated Twentyby30 sustainability strategy and other key environmental, social and governance (ESG) achievements during fiscal years 2019 through 2021. Launched in 2020, Crown's comprehensive Twentyby30 program includes 20 measurable sustainability goals to be completed by...

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Socorro Bebidas Expands Its Portfolio Into Mineral Water Using Crown’s Sustainable Packaging Alternative

Established Brazilian beverage company chooses metal packaging for its category debut

Publish Date
Wednesday, August 3, 2022
Yardley, PA – August 3, 2022. Crown Embalagens Metálicas da Amazônia S.A., a subsidiary of Crown Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: CCK) (Crown) (www.crowncork.com), has partnered with Brazilian beverage producer, Socorro Bebidas (Socorro), to extend its line of mineral water to include infinitely recyclable beverage cans. The brand, Acquíssima, is currently available in supermarkets across Brazil in two SKUs: Personnalité (natural mineral...

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Yardley, PA – August 01, 2022. Crown Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: CCK) (Crown) (www.crowncork.com), will highlight its sustainability initiatives at Drinktec 2022 (September 12-16, 2022; Munich) – the first in-person event to be held in the beverage industry since 2019. Visitors to Stand 434, Hall C4, will get an update on the Company’s progress versus its sustainability commitments as well as...

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New Can Manufacturers Institute Report Shows How the Can Industry will Meet Its Ambitious Recycling Rate Targets

CMI Publishes Aluminum Beverage Can Recycling Primer and Roadmap that Also Details How the Aluminum Beverage Can was Made to be Recycled and Became the Most Recycled Beverage Container in the United States

Publish Date
Tuesday, July 12, 2022
WASHINGTON, DC (July 12, 2022) – Can Manufacturers Institute (CMI) published today a detailed aluminum beverage can recycling primer and roadmap that explains how the ambitious U.S. aluminum beverage can recycling rate targets that CMI members announced in November 2021 will be achieved. Those targets are reaching a 70 percent recycling rate by 2030, 80 percent by 2040 and 90...

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Aluminum Beverage Can Manufacturers Ardagh Metal Packaging and Crown Holdings Provide Funding for Leases to Spur Additional Can Capture Equipment in Recycling Facilities

Recycling Facility Testing Shows Strong Opportunities to Capture Cans for Revenue Generation and Recycling

Publish Date
Tuesday, June 21, 2022
WASHINGTON, DC -- June 21, 2022 -- As part of a concerted effort to increase aluminum beverage can recycling, Ardagh Metal Packaging (AMP) and Crown Holdings (Crown), working with its trade organization Can Manufacturers Institute (CMI), are providing financing for leases of can capture equipment for recycling facilities. While continuing to offer grants as the two aluminum can manufacturers funded...

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Crown Celebrates Sustainability Achievements From Across Its Global Network

Company’s latest Chairman’s Sustainability Awards recognize notable accomplishments in environmental sustainability, safety, community engagement and zero waste to landfill

Publish Date
Thursday, January 13, 2022
Yardley, PA – January 13, 2022. Crown Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: CCK) (Crown) (www.crowncork.com) has recognized several operations in its global network for making a substantial impact on the Company’s sustainability goals. The biennial Chairman’s Sustainability Awards program, which honored its first class of winners in 2013, celebrates the manufacturing facilities or operating divisions that have shown outstanding leadership and innovation...

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Fifth Can Capture Grantee Announced: Rivers Recylcing. Impact of Can Capture Grant - 4 million cans captured, $65,000 annual income generated, energy savings to power 1.5M homes for one hour

Texas Recycling Facility Fifth Recipient of Aluminum Beverage Can Capture Grant Program Funded by Ardagh Metal Packaging and Crown Holdings

Grant Awarded by The Recycling Partnership in Partnership with Can Manufacturers Institute Enables Can Capture Equipment that will Result in 4 Million More Aluminum Beverage Cans Recycled Annually

Publish Date
Tuesday, December 14, 2021
A recycling facility in Kilgore, TX, received a critical upgrade that will now sort out aluminum cans from single-stream recyclables with an effective eddy current rather than by hand.

Read the full article: Texas Recycling Facility Fifth Recipient of Aluminum Beverage Can Capture Grant Program Funded by Ardagh Metal Packaging and Crown Holdings

Investor's Business Daily 2021 Best ESG (Environmental, Social & Governance) Companies; #24 Overall

Investor's Business Daily Ranks Crown in Top 25 Companies for Environmental, Social And Governance (ESG) Matters

Company vaults to #24 position overall in debut appearance on the Top 100 list; ranks among the top five in the Industrials category

Publish Date
Monday, November 29, 2021
YARDLEY, Pa., Nov. 29, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Crown Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: CCK) (Crown) (www.crowncork.com) has been named to Investor's Business Daily's (IBD) Best ESG Companies of 2021 list. The third annual list recognizes the top 100 businesses with superior Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) ratings along with broad strength in fundamental and technical areas linked to stock price performance. This...

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CMI members commit to the following targets for aluminum can recycling: 45% by 2020, 70% by 2030, 80% by 2040, and 90% by 2050.

Can Manufacturers Institute Members Commit to Aluminum Beverage Can 70 Percent Recycling Rate by 2030

Can Industry Plans to Achieve New Heights in Recycling Levels, Building on Its Strength as the Most Recycled Drinks Package in the United States and the World

Publish Date
Wednesday, November 10, 2021
WASHINGTON, DC (November 10, 2021) – Can Manufacturers Institute (CMI) beverage can manufacturer and aluminum can sheet producer members are committing to achieving ambitious U.S. recycling rate targets including a 70 percent recycling rate by 2030. These new targets will improve the circularity of the aluminum beverage can while demonstrating to beverage companies and consumers the industry’s dedication to ensuring...

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Milwaukee Area Recycling Facility Latest Recipient of Aluminum Beverage Can Capture Grant Program Funded by Ardagh Metal Packaging and Crown Holdings

Grant Enables Additional Can Capture Equipment that will Result in more than 27 Million More Aluminum Beverage Cans Recycled Annually

Publish Date
Monday, November 8, 2021
MILWAUKEE, WI – Ardagh Metal Packaging and Crown Holdings funded a new aluminum can capture grant awarded to a recycling facility jointly owned by City of Milwaukee and Waukesha County to install equipment that will capture crushed or flattened cans missorted into the material destined for the landfill. Once installed in the recycling sortation facility, this equipment will result in...

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Crown Achieves Aluminium Stewardship Initiative (ASI) Certification for Its Brazilian Operations

ASI Performance Standard serves as first milestone within several regional ASI certification initiatives and aligns with Company’s Twentyby30 sustainability program

Publish Date
Friday, October 29, 2021
Yardley, PA – October 29, 2021 – The Aluminium Stewardship Initiative (ASI) has certified Crown Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: CCK) (Crown) (www.crowncork.com) against the ASI Performance Standard for responsible production, sourcing and stewardship of aluminum with a focus on material stewardship. The Standard, which assesses and confirms the ethicality of metal packaging production activities within Crown’s Brazil operations, advances the Company’s...

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Consumer recycling rates of beverage containers: 46.1% aluminum, 20.7% plastic, 39.6% glass. Average recycled content of beverage containers: 73% aluminum, 6% plastic, 23% glass. Value per ton of recyclable material: $1,210 Aluminum, $237 Plastic, -$21 Glass.
With metal packaging as our primary product, sustainability is ingrained in our business and will remain a core value for our Company moving forward. Through our Twentyby30 program, we are working with industry partners to educate our supply chain about how the format’s high recyclability and recycling rates support collective goals to advance the Circular Economy. A recent report from...

Read the full article: Report from the Aluminum Association and the Can Manufacturers Institute: Metal Remains the Recycling Champ

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World Day for Safety & Health at Work 2021

Publish Date
Wednesday, April 28, 2021
Every Day is World Day for Safety and Health at Work at Crown The International Labour Organization (ILO) launched World Day for Safety and Health at Work in 2003 to raise awareness for the prevention of occupational accidents and diseases globally. As an international manufacturer that holds the health and wellbeing of its global associates in the highest regard, we...

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Stop Food Waste Day 

How Packaging Can Help Prevent Food Waste 

Publish Date
Wednesday, April 28, 2021
As we begin to think about life post-COVID, we have an opportunity to reflect on how the pandemic changed our lives. For many of us, there was an increased focus on healthy habits and a reality check on the impact that food waste is having on our planet. Stop Food Waste Day on April 28 is a great reminder of...

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Sustainability Status Check: Where We Are Today

Publish Date
Thursday, April 22, 2021
The start of a new decade has served as an important milestone in our ongoing sustainability journey. Leading up to and through the end of 2020, we took critical steps to advance our efforts and make a positive impact, including reaching past goals and setting new objectives that aim even higher. Looking ahead to 2030, we are committed to taking...

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Initial Can Capture Grantees Announced

Recycling Facilities in North Carolina and Texas Are Initial Recipients of Can Manufacturers Institute’s Aluminum Beverage Can Capture Grant Program

Two Grants for Additional Can Capture Equipment Have Potential to Capture Per Year More than 36 Million Aluminum Beverage Cans, Typically Most Valuable Material in the Recycling System

Publish Date
Tuesday, April 13, 2021
Two Grants for Additional Can Capture Equipment Have Potential to Capture Per Year More than 36 Million Aluminum Beverage Cans, Typically Most Valuable Material in the Recycling System

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4 beverage cans: 73% Highest Recycled Content. 46% Highest Recycling Rate. Metal recycles forever. Can Manufacturers Institute.

Crown Celebrates Global Recycling Day

Publish Date
Thursday, March 18, 2021
Today marks Global Recycling Day, which recognizes the importance recycling plays in protecting the planet and brings the world together to prioritize sustainability. Led by the Global Recycling Foundation, the annual milestone implores the public to see opportunity rather than waste and to be thoughtful about what we throw away. This mission aligns with our own goals and responsibilities as...

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