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Imagining and Delivering on a Sustainable Future

At WestRock, we connect people to products through sustainable packaging. Read the 2020 GRI Report

Sustainability at WestRock

Our Commitment to Setting a Science Based-Target

We’re dedicated to our vision, imagining and delivering on the promise of a sustainable future. In fact, we’ve committed to setting a new greenhouse gas emissions reduction target aligned with current climate science, through the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi). 

This latest commitment builds on our progress as a sustainability leader. It represents a step forward in our work to help reduce greenhouse gas emissions and continuous improvement in service of Bettering the Planet.

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Supporting People and Communities
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Supporting People and Communities

Serving the people we rely on and those who rely on us.

Connecting people to products begins with people.

As we drive toward a more circular economy, it’s our teammates and communities that will move us forward.

We are taking action to protect the health and safety of our team members because together, we are the connection.

We celebrate diversity and strive for every team member to feel safe, valued, heard and a true sense of belonging.

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Bettering the Planet
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Bettering the Planet

Championing sustainable forestry and protecting the environment.

For more than a century, WestRock has worked to responsibly source fiber and promote healthy forests, recognizing the important part they play in slowing climate change by sequestering carbon, providing clean water and maintaining diversity of plant and animal species.

We are proud of our role in ensuring that forests remain forests.

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Innovating for Our Customers and Their Customers
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Innovating for Our Customers and Their Customers

Innovating to achieve a more circular economy.

We take pride in our innovative spirit and in creating cutting-edge solutions for our customers to deliver innovations in materials science and automation, producing packaging that is right sized, renewable, recyclable and compostable.

We take seriously our role in the broader supply chain, innovating to inspire a packaging industry that sits at the center of a more circular economy.

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Our Commitment to Setting a Science Based-Target

We’re dedicated to our vision, imagining and delivering on the promise of a sustainable future. In fact, we’ve committed to setting a new greenhouse gas emissions reduction target aligned with current climate science, through the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi). 

This latest commitment builds on our progress as a sustainability leader. It represents a step forward in our work to help reduce greenhouse gas emissions and continuous improvement in service of Bettering the Planet.

Championing Sustainable Forestry

Building on a proud legacy in responsible forestry, we believe the promise of a sustainable future begins with healthy forests. We are committed to working with family landowners like Ben Myers and Wayne Wolford to support sustainable forestry, ensuring environmental and economic benefits for our communities.

Sustainability At Work

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Spent with 4,500 diverse suppliers

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Tons of paper diverted from landfills to preserve our environment

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Launched with defined sustainability benefits, keeping our customers at the center of every decision

Partnerships and Recognition

Sustainable, Innovative Packaging

Bio-Pak Protect®
Recyclable in the few communities that accept poly-lined foodservice packaging.

 

Pak on Demand™ Pouch System
A plastic pouch replacement that’s curbside recyclable and eliminates void fill.

 

CanCollar® Fortuna™
High-speed automation for applying CanCollar® and a range of multipack designs to reduce plastic packaging.

 

Policies, Certifications and Reports

Policies and Certifications

A reflection of our core values and commitment to sustainability.
Click to learn more about our policies and certifications.

Policies and Certifications

GRI Reports

See WestRock’s sustainability reports.


WestRock GRI Reporting

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