Ball recognised for sustainability and workplace achievements
Ball Corporation was recently recognised by several external rating and ranking organisations for its sustainability achievements.
- Ball was named to the 2022 Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) North America. This marks the ninth year the company has been recognised by DJSI for its sustainability practices across its aluminium packaging and aerospace businesses. Ball continues to receive high marks for its product stewardship efforts surrounding product design criteria and use of recycled and sustainably sourced materials.
- For the fourth year in a row, Ball received an A-in CDP’s Climate Change Questionnaire in 2022, which recognises the company’s commitment to maintaining best practices in corporate climate citizenship through its net zero carbon emissions commitment, renewable electricity coverage and ongoing assessment of climate-related risks and opportunities. Ball has consistently earned A grades in both governance and emissions reduction initiatives.
- Ball was recognised as one of America’s Most Responsible Companies by Newsweek in 2022, further demonstrating its commitment to sustainability leadership in the region. This is the fourth year Ball has earned this recognition.
- Ball earned a perfect rating, 100 out of 100, on the Human Rights Campaign’s annual Corporate Equality Index (CEI). Ball’s 100% ranking reflects the company’s investment in workplace policies that support gender identity and expression and recognises its equitable benefits for all employees, including its LGBTQ+ workforce.
- Ball received a 2022 ranking of 90, based on a 100 point scale, on the 2022 Disability Equality Index (DEI), reflecting the meaningful progress the company has made in creating a workplace that enables employees with differing abilities to support its global mission.
- Ball made Just Capital and CNBC’s annual Just 100 Ranking for 2023 and was recognised as the Industry Leader in the Industrial Goods sector. Ball’s ranking qualifies it as one of 100 top-performing companies on ESG factors, including ethical leadership, cultivating an inclusive workplace, use of sustainable materials and carbon reduction.
“At this critical point in the fight for a more sustainable and equitable future, businesses have a responsibility to advocate for their employees, their communities and the planet,” said Dan Fisher, president and CEO of Ball.
“Our team has taken great strides to strengthen our holistic approach to ESG. Earning recognition from these organisations for our progress, transparent disclosure and achievements is truly an honour.
“We look forward to continuing to leverage our position as an industry leader to advance aluminium’s sustainability credentials, enable a circular economy, and inspire industry-wide innovation.”