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Sealed Air Global Impact Report: Priorities and Commitments

Sealed Air Global Impact Report: Priorities and Commitments

Published 12-13-22

Submitted by SEE®

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Originally published in Sealed Air's Global Impact Report

Our people want to have an impact, and we are relentless about innovating new solutions that can transform the world.

That is why sustainability is integral to every aspect of our business—from our caring, high-performance growth culture, to manufacturing responsibly, and offering solutions to our customers that eliminate waste and combat climate change. It is core to the strategic investments we make, how we innovate and generate growth, and our efforts to lead collaborations that are transforming the industry.

Our vision to become a world-class digitally driven company automating sustainable packaging solutions is of real significance. It enables us to generate environmental, social and economic value that exceeds the investment, and creates a positive impact on our stakeholders and society. We call this SEE Net Positive.

In the areas where we can have the greatest direct impact, we have set goals for advancing sustainable development by accelerating a circular economy, mitigating climate change, eliminating resource waste, achieving zero harm, and creating a diverse, equitable and inclusive workplace and culture.

Priorities and Commitments

Accelerating the Advancement of a Circular Economy

  • Design or advance 100% of our packaging solutions to be recyclable or reusable, to eliminate waste by incorporating an average of 50% recycled or renewable content into our solutions, and to collaborate on recycling technology and infrastructure by 2025.

Mitigating Climate Change

  • Net-zero carbon dioxide emissions by 2040 across our operations (Scopes 1 and 2).
  • Reduce absolute Scopes 1 and 2 GHG emissions 46% by 2030 from a 2019 base year.
  • Reduce absolute Scope 3 GHG emissions from purchased goods and services as well as use of sold products 15% within the same timeframe.
  • Reduce greenhouse gas intensity (Scopes 1 and 2) 30% by 2025 and 46% by 2030 from a 2019 base year.

Eliminating Resource Waste

  • Reduce energy intensity 17% by 2025 and 28% by 2030 from a 2019 base year.
  • Divert manufacturing waste from landfill and external incineration 85% by 2025 and 100% by 2030.
  • Reduce water intensity 17% by 2025 and 28% by 2030 from a 2019 base year.

Caring, High-Performance Growth Culture

  • Achieve zero harm by protecting the health, safety and well-being of our people and having a company free of accidents.
  • Build a more inclusive culture with our employees across the globe.
  • Increase gender diversity across employees globally to more than 30% by 2025.
  • Increase the representation of racial and ethnic minorities in our U.S. workforce to above 35% by 2025.
  • Lead with a senior leadership team that reflects the cultural diversity of our global footprint.
  • Champion equal pay for work of equal value across our organization.

Read Sealed Air's Global Impact Report Here

Learn More About Sealed Air’s ESG and Sustainability Efforts Here.

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SEE (NYSE: SEE) is in business to protect, to solve critical packaging challenges, and to make our world better than we find it. Our automated packaging solutions promote a safer, more resilient, and less wasteful global food, fluids and liquids supply chain, enable e-commerce, and protect goods in transit from damage.

The company, under its former trade name, Sealed Air, announced its new SEE corporate brand and logo in May 2023.

Our globally recognized solution brands include CRYOVAC® food packaging, LIQUIBOX® fluids and liquids systems, SEALED AIR® protective packaging, AUTOBAG® automated packaging systems, BUBBLE WRAP® packaging, SEE Automation™ and prismiq™ digital packaging and printing.

Our partnership with customers creates value through sustainable, automated, and digital packaging solutions, leveraging our industry-leading expertise in materials, automation systems, engineering, and technology.

Our SEE Net-Positive Circular Ecosystem is leading the packaging industry in creating a more environmentally, socially, and economically sustainable future. We have pledged to design or advance 100% of our packaging materials to be recyclable or reusable by 2025, with a bolder goal to reach net-zero carbon emissions in our global operations by 2040.

Our Impact Report highlights how we are shaping the future of the packaging industry. We are committed to a diverse workforce and a caring, inclusive culture through our 2025 Diversity, Equity and Inclusion pledge.

SEE generated $5.6 billion in sales in 2022 and has approximately 17,300 employees (including Liquibox employees) who serve customers in 120 countries/territories. To learn more, visit

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