Ball Corporation rated No. 3 in U.S. by Newsweek for overall environmental, sustainability performance

By: InnovatioNews Monday June 9, 2014 0 comments Tags: Ball Corporation, Bjoern Kulmann, Broomfield


Ball logoBROOMFIELD - Ball Corporation (NYSE: BLL) has been ranked No. 3 among the 500 largest U.S. companies on overall environmental performance by Newsweek magazine.

The Newsweek Green Rankings evaluate the 500 largest publicly-traded companies in the U.S. by market capitalization and score them based on key performance indicators that include energy productivity, greenhouse gas emissions, water and waste, reputation, sustainability pay link and board committee, and third-party verification of environmental metrics.

"By balancing the economic, environmental and social impacts in all of our decision-making and activities globally, setting aggressive goals and reporting regularly on our progress, we're holding ourselves accountable and ensuring that Ball is successful and sustainable for the long-term," said Bjoern Kulmann, Ball's sustainability director.

"We look at sustainability from a value chain perspective and work with our customers and other partners to jointly reduce the impacts of our operations and our products along their life cycle."

Ball recently released its 2014 sustainability report, which details its 2012-2013 environmental performance and its sustainability goals for 2014 and beyond.

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