US-based Sonoco has announced that it has been selected as sector leader in the US Container & Packaging category of the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI World) for 2012-2013.
Sonoco chairman and CEO Harris E. DeLoach Jr said that Sonoco strives to be an industry leader in sustainability, so it’s gratifying that it has been selected as the industry’s leader for the second year in a row.
"Sonoco has been listed on the index for four consecutive years, which we believe confirms that we are on the right track in the way we develop products for our customers and in adopting sustainable business practices." Harris said.
Sonoco is a provider of a variety of consumer packaging, industrial products, protective packaging and packaging supply chain services.