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CSR Initiative of the Year Winner: UK Packaging Awards 2015

Global Action Plan – Fresher for Longer Schools funded by INCPEN and the Packaging Federation
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Sealed Air, whose Food Care Division provides packaging solutions that reduce food waste through both extended shelf life and increased food safety was a key contributor in the Fresher For Longer program.  Their partner school in the project, Alfreton Grange Arts College, was the winning school in the most recent contest.  Sealed Air team members partnered with students to educate them on the importance of packaging in reducing food waste and to mentor them in developing new ideas to reduce food waste in their own homes.  Additionally, the company is rolling out site-based employee events to educate its own population on the topic of food waste and how to reduce it, starting at home and at work.

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Sealed Air, whose Food Care Division provides packaging solutions that reduce food waste through both extended shelf life and increased food safety was a key contributor in the Fresher For Longer program.  Their partner school in the project, Alfreton Grange Arts College, was the winning school in the most recent contest.  Sealed Air team members partnered with students to educate them on the importance of packaging in reducing food waste and to mentor them in developing new ideas to reduce food waste in their own homes.  Additionally, the company is rolling out site-based employee events to educate its own population on the topic of food waste and how to reduce it, starting at home and at work.

Charlotte-based Sealed Air Recognized for Sustainability Efforts

By Katherine Peralta of the Charlotte Observer
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Charlotte-based Sealed Air said this week it has received national recognition for its efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and mitigate the risks of potential climate change.

Sealed Air Named to CDP Climate Performance A List and Climate Disclosure Leadership Index 2015

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CHARLOTTE, N.C., November 17, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Sealed Air’s efforts to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and mitigate the risks of potential climate change have been recognized by CDP.  As stated in this year’s CDP 2015 Climate Change Report, Sealed Air was named to the Climate Performance Leadership Index (CPLI) A List and also received a 100% Disclosure score, earning a position in CDP’s S&P 500 Climate Disclosure Leadership Index (CDLI), for the second consecutive year. 

A Cleaner World. A Better Life.

By Dr. Ilham Kadri, President, Diversey Care
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In my home country of Morocco, there is a saying, “Every woman has two exits: from your home, go to your husband’s home. The second exit is to the grave.”

My grandmother always encouraged me to “find the third exit.”

Today We Salute Them

By Jim Whaley, Vice President of Corporate Communications, Sustainability & Government Affairs for Sealed Air
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Historically known as Armistice Day, a day of remembrance first appeared during World War I when a ceasefire was declared on the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month of 1918. Many years passed before November 11 was dubbed the name we now know, Veterans Day, and it remains a day to pay tribute to all veterans, especially giving thanks to living veterans who served their country honorably during war or peacetime. 

Saving Water in McDonald’s Washrooms in India

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McDonald’s India is paying careful attention to its water use given its status in a country with severe water challenges. According to The Water Project, India’s population, which is three times that of the United States, is the second largest in the world.  Due to water contamination, the country experiences significantly high diseases caused by an unsafe water supply and only 33% of the country has access to traditional sanitation. Approximately 1,000 children in India die daily from diseases caused by contaminated water, according to The Economist.

Sealed Air Reveals Initial Findings on China’s Poultry Supply Chain

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In the US, over 94% of raw chicken is sold to consumers via retail channels in packaging designed to extend freshness, enhance marketing appeal and reduce food safety concerns--in China, less than 5% of fresh poultry is sold packaged.

Paving the Way for Packaging: Sealed Air and the Sustainable Packaging Coalition

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Earlier this month, Sealed Air was honored to be a sponsor of the Sustainable Packaging Coalition’s annual conference in Charlotte.  The conference featured collaborative working sessions, presentations, tours, and networking activities.

Global Food Security: Bringing it Home to U.S. Consumers

By Ron Cotterman, Vice President, Sustainability, Sealed Air
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These days, many of us have heard the statistics about the need to feed a growing global population expected to reach 9 billion by 2050, the 800 million malnourished people in the world, and the substantial amount of food, more than a third, that is wasted in both developed and developing countries.  But other than headlines and news stories, what is the connection with the U.S. food consumer?

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