BW Packaging, Romeoville, Illinois, a global supplier of packaging machinery, has announced new climate targets. Among these goals is a commitment to reduce its scope 1 and 2 greenhouse gas emissions by 25 percent by 2030, using 2021 as its baseline year.

These targets represent a major milestone in BW Packaging’s sustainability journey, guided by its vision of “People Who Care. Solutions That Perform.”

To achieve its emissions reduction target for 2030 and future goals, BW Packaging will explore various opportunities to improve its manufacturing footprint. These initiatives include renewable power procurement, LED lighting retrofits, optimized HVAC controls, operations settings management, destratification fan installation and more.

Since identifying sustainability as a strategic priority in 2021, BW Packaging has made strides in several areas, including conducting extensive research, developing training programs, reporting progress through CDP and EcoVadis frameworks, and pursuing profitable business wins through sustainability-focused innovation. In total, BW Packaging’s sustainability strategy encompasses four focus areas, which are key in advancing sustainability in the packaging industry: energy-efficient equipment, responsible materials enablement, a sustainable manufacturing footprint and cultivating a culture of sustainability.

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