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Graham Packaging Named a Sustainability Leadership Award Winner

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Lancaster, PA—September 7, 2022—Graham Packaging has been named a Sustainability Leadership Award winner by the Business Intelligence Group in its 2022 Sustainability Awards program.

The Sustainability Awards honor those people, teams and organizations who have made sustainability an integral part of their business practice or overall mission. Graham previously won the award in 2019.

Graham is an industry leader in innovative, sustainable and creative packaging. The company is committed to finding sustainable solutions for customers today, while driving toward its long-term ESG (environmental, social, governance) goals. Graham is focused on designing innovative, sustainable and creative products; creating operational and recycling efficiencies; giving back to its community; empowering employees to be informed stewards and leading the ongoing mission to preserve the planet for future generations. Sustainability is ingrained in the company’s culture, with one of its strategic pillars being “We are Building a Sustainable Future.”

“Graham Packaging is deeply committed to sustainability,” said Bob Pyle, President and Chief Executive Officer of Graham Packaging. “Making choices that protect our people and their families, our communities and our planet continues to be an integral part of Graham Packaging. We are honored to be recognized as a company that is contributing to a more sustainable planet.”

As part of its dedication to protecting the planet, Graham has led the way in several different sustainability initiatives. These include being a founding member of the National Lubricant Container Recycling Coalition, aimed at improving the recyclability of oil containers that would otherwise go to landfills, and becoming one of the first in its industry to have four locations receive their International Sustainability and Carbon Certificate (ISCC) Plus certifications, which allows these sites to process certified PCR created through advanced recycling.

“We are proud to reward and recognize Graham Packaging for their sustainability efforts,” said Maria Jimenez, Chief Nominations Officer, Business Intelligence Group. “It was clear to our judges that their vision and strategy will continue to deliver results toward a cleaner, more sustainable world. Congratulations!”

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