Partners & Initiatives
The Circular Economy for Flexible Packaging (CEFLEX) initiative is a collaboration of over 180 European companies, associations and organisations representing the entire value chain of flexible packaging. Together, they work to make all flexible packaging in Europe circular by 2025.
Flexible Packaging Europe (FPE) plays an advocacy role for the European flexible packaging industry at European and international level. The FPE deals with a diverse range of issues, most notably food contact, sustainability and the environment.
The Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) is an independent, international organisation providing the global common language for corporate transparency. It helps businesses and other organisations to understand and communicate their sustainability impacts, enabled through the world’s most widely used standards for sustainability reporting - the GRI Standards.
The Operation Clean Sweep (OCS) is an international program designed to prevent the loss of plastic granules like pellets, flakes and powders into the environment. This program has various benefits from its positive contribution to preserving water quality and wildlife to employee's safety and operational efficiency.
SAVE FOOD is an initiative dedicated to fighting against food waste and food loss. Together with their members from industry, politics and civil society, SAVE FOOD aims to drive innovation, promote interdisciplinary dialogue and spark off debates in order to generate solutions across the entire value chain “from field to fork” by involving all actors.
The United Nations Global Compact (UNGC) aims to encourage a global movement of sustainable companies and stakeholders to do business responsibly by aligning their strategies and operations with its ten principles on human rights, labour, environment and anti-corruption. It also calls for strategic action to advance broader social goals, such as the UN Sustainable Development Goals, with a strong emphasis on collaboration and innovation.
Partners & co-operations
APK was founded in 2008 with the vision of producing pure polymers with properties close to virgin plastics, from plastic waste. After many years of research, development and testing of various waste flows, the vision has now become a reality with an industrial scale plant.
ECOVADIS has grown to become the world’s largest and most trusted provider of business sustainability ratings, creating a global network of more than 90,000 rated companies since its founding 2007.
INTERSEROH is part of the Alba Group, a leading European waste management company. As a service provider, INTERSEROH offers e.g. certifications for packaging, consulting for packaging optimization, workshops and events.
NEXTLOOPP’s mission is to bridge the gap in the circularity of food grade Polypropylene (PP). It implements innovative recycling processes to close the loop on PP to provide a food contact PP via mechanically recycled packaging from the post-consumer waste – which is unique in the polyolefinic packaging.
PLASTSHIP is a network for recycled plastics and plastics recycling. With its comprehensive range of products and services from the industry for the industry, it supports companies in making their use of plastics more sustainable.
Recyda’s software helps packaging producers, brand owners and retailers in the consumer goods sector assess the recyclability of packaging and is honoured already by external judges.
The terra institute is a consultant company and competence centre for innovation and sustainability of companies and society that works on the internal and external growth of individuals and companies since 2010, assisting Schur Flexibles since 2019.
Tree-Nation gathers and coordinates reforestation efforts worldwide in a unique platform, enabling every citizen, company and planter to take action.
The UK PLASTICS PACT WRAP is an organisation developing a circular economy for plastic packaging in the UK bringing together companies from across the entire plastics value chain with UK governments and NGOs.