In September, Procter&Gamble announced its ambition to achieve zero net greenhouse gas emissions in its supply chain and operations by 2040, from raw materials to retailer. In this way, it recognized with the It’s Our Home Sustainability Awards the innovations and actions that defend this sustainability objective, from employees to actions in the supply chain.
The winners in the Supply Chain category are P&G China and the Renewable Electricity Acceleration Project.
To address the challenges of e-commerce packaging waste, P&G China launched Big and Little Green Treasure Boxes, a reusable alternative to corrugated boxes.
Global Energy Purchases’ Renewable Electricity Acceleration Project moves the company closer to the goal of purchasing 100% renewable energy by 2030 with four new long-term renewable energy projects in North America and Europe. Along with the purchase of Renewable Energy Certificates, these projects helped P&G achieve 97% renewable electricity coverage globally.
Among the 78 nominees in employee category in the award, five winners were named. They have contributed to advancing sustainability across the business, including accelerating zero-waste efforts, championing Responsible Beauty practices, spearheading the 50L Home Coalition, and catalyzing sustainability partnerships to reduce virgin plastic use by 25 per cent by 2025.
In addition, this year the company presented the first John Pepper Excellence and Mastery Sustainability award. Named in honor of former P&G CEO John Pepper for his legacy of championing sustainable business, this award recognizes a individual who has demonstrated exceptional mastery of sustainability for five or more years. This year’s recipient Jack Mcaneny, Vice President of Global Sustainability, was recognized for his role in leading global sustainability efforts.
To learn more about the awards, visit: https://us.pg.com/blogs/pg-sustainability-awards/.