O-I Glass Defines its Sustainability Approach

Jan 27, 2022 2:45 PM ET
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At O-I we are focused on the future. Our goals are purposefully ambitious and aspirational because that’s what drives innovation and transformation. Our baseline is 2017 unless otherwise noted.

ZERO INJURIES
As part of our journey toward zero injuries, we are committed to a 50% improvement of our Total Recordable Incident Rate (TRIR) by 2030.

SUPPLY CHAIN SUSTAINABILITY
Achieve sustainability balance, together, by aligning our supply chain with our 2030 sustainability vision and goals.

ZERO WASTE
Reduce the amount of natural resources used, reduce the generation of waste by reuse, and recycling as we drive towards a “Zero Waste” organization

50% RECYCLED CONTENT
Increase recycled content to 50% average by 2030. O-I is taking a tailored approach to increase recycled content rates across its enterprise network as rates vary significantly by geography

SOCIAL IMPACT
We see tremendous opportunity to positively impact the planet and communities where we operate. We will collaborate with customers, NGOs, suppliers and local leaders to make glass recycling available in 100% of our locations.

DIVERSITY & INCLUSION
Continue to build a diverse and inclusive environment where people feel welcomed to create a better future for themselves, each other, and O-I. We are focused on increasing all aspects of diversity across our team

25% GHG REDUCTION
Approved SBTi target to reduce GHG emissions 25% by 2030 (interim target of 10% by 2025).

40% RENEWABLE
Renewable energy is a pillar in our strategy to lower carbon emissions. Our goal is to reach 40% renewable energy use by 2030 and to reduce total energy consumption by 9%.

R&D TRANSFORMATION
Reinvent and reimagine glass-making so the circularity of glass meets the potential of our MAGMA melting technology, low-carbon alternative fuels, and light-weighted glass packaging.

25% WATER REDUCTION
We are committed to reducing our global water usage 25% by 2030, prioritizing operations in higher risk areas.

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