The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development is a roadmap signed by UN member states in 2015 that seeks to achieve development that respects the planet and its inhabitants. That is, to do more with less.
This plan is articulated in 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), divided in turn into 169 targets, for which it requires the participation of the international community, including public and private entities such as companies, universities or governments.
This change involves all sectors and packaging was not going to be less.
Strategies for sustainable packaging – Agenda 2030
Packaging is a fundamental link in the organization of agile, efficient and environmentally responsible logistics chains.
Packaging manufacturers can help companies to be part of the change, developing strategies based on circular economy, which respond to SDG 12 “Sustainable production and consumption”, in line with European and state regulations. Among them:
- Assess the environmental impact of our customers’ packaging and logistics processes and introduce improvement proposals to reduce the use of materials, energy and waste.
- Prioritize the use of recyclable and/or biodegradable materials.
- Work from eco-design to avoid over-packaging, adapting the packaging to the product or merchandise.
- Optimize packaging processes, opting for reusable solutions that extend its useful life and contribute to minimize space, reduce transport flows and CO2 emissions.
- Transparently communicate sustainability certifications and seals.
- Establish alliances with suppliers committed to sustainability.
Our commitment to the 2030 Agenda
As a supplier of sustainable packaging, we have been developing comprehensive solutions in the field of logistics, transport and packaging for years. This has enabled us to make progress on several goals of the 2030 Agenda and to consider new ones:
Goal 8: Decent work and growth
We believe in the labor integration of young people. Since our inception, we have collaborated with public services in training programs taught at our facilities.
We also collaborate in job placement programs, such as the Incorpora Program of La Caixa.
Objective 9: Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure
We participate as a member of the Subcommittee CTN 192 SC 03 (UNE/ISO) for the development of a new regulation in the field of transport of dangerous goods, together with AENOR and the Ministry of Industry.
Objective 12: Sustainable production and consumption
We subject our manufacturing processes to quality control systems. We are ISO9001, PEFC/FSC (chain of custody) and ISPM 15 (phytosanitary regulations for export) certified.
In addition, our flagship product, the Clipping Crate ®, is a reusable and removable crate model.
Goal 13: Climate Action
We design and manufacture sustainable and returnable packaging based on technical and economic feasibility studies, allowing customers to produce less waste and reduce CO2 emissions.
Objective 15: Terrestrial ecosystem life
We are committed to the conservation and sustainable management of forests. We are a PEFC/FSC certified company, which accredits our products as coming from sustainable logging or recycling.