The Australian Packaging Covenant (APC) is a sustainable packaging initiative which aims to change the culture of business to design more sustainable packaging, increase recycling rates and reduce packaging litter. It is an agreement between government, industry and community groups to find and fund solutions to address packaging sustainability issues. Currently over 900 organisations are signatories to the APC.
Coca-Cola Foundation and Coca-Cola South Pacific
The Coca-Cola Company is a local business on a global scale. As the business has expanded over the years, its community support has grown to create and support projects most relevant to local communities around the globe. The company is committed to investing time, expertise and resources to help develop and maintain vibrant, sustainable and local communities.
Established in 1984 (and wholly funded by The Coca-Cola Company), The Coca-Cola Foundation helps keep that commitment every day by partnering with organisations around the globe to support initiatives and programs that respond in a meaningful way to community needs and priorities. More information on The Coca-Cola Foundation can be found at http://www.coca-colajourney.com.au/home.
Lion is a leading beverage and food company with a portfolio that includes many of Australia and New Zealand’s favourite brands. Lion are committed to doing the right thing for the long term by investing in their core strategic assets – their people, brands, and production facilities – for long-term, sustainable growth. They aim to play a positive role in the communities in which we operate by maintaining a culture of environmental and social sustainability.
The NPCIA represents more than 800 industry signatories to the Australian Packaging Covenant (APC) including fourteen industry associations, of which eight form the NPCIA Management Board.
Individual businesses from all sectors of the supply chain are represented – raw materials suppliers, packaging manufacturers, brand owners, wholesalers, retailers, recovery and recycling services, education and research with more than 85% being brand owners.
The Department of the Environment designs and implements the Australian Government’s policies and programmes to protect and conserve the environment, water and heritage and promote climate action. The environmental framework is being delivered under four pillars: Clean air, Clean land, Clean Water and National heritage.
The Wrigley Company
As a multinational company, The Wrigley Company has a long-standing commitment to environmental responsibility and leadership around the globe. They apply sound environmental practices throughout their business activities, with environmental consideration being an integral part of daily business.