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Sustainability

Integrity and accountability

Every day, we commit ourselves to the singular notion that smart packaging is more than plastics, cardboard, and paper– it’s a promise to people, products, and our planet.

2013-2014 Sonoco Corporate Responsibility ReportRe-envisioning Sonoco

Our intent is to become the acknowledged packaging industry leader in creating and enhancing a sustainable future that benefits all of Sonoco's stakeholders through improvement of economic performance, social responsibility and environmental stewardship. In our 2013-14 Corporate Responsibility Report, we conducted our first materiality assessment of economic, environmental and social issues, engaging a Big Four consulting firm to perform a quantitative, stakeholder-driven assessment to identify and prioritize the sustainability issues material to Sonoco and its stakeholders. This report reflects our materiality assessment and the progress we have made in meeting our stakeholder commitments.

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