"Sustainability is one of our top priorities and we are honored to be recognized by the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices again this year," said John A. Hayes, chairman, president and CEO. "Today's consumers are increasingly concerned about plastic pollution, and we are committed to providing customers with infinitely recyclable and economically valuable aluminum cans, bottles and cups that enable a circular economy. We will continue to advance aluminum's sustainability credentials across the value chain, and enhance our operational excellence with a focus on renewable energy and product stewardship."
Earlier this year, Ball announced renewable energy agreements to address 100% of its North American electricity load. The company also participates in a variety of partnerships and programs to increase beverage can recycling rates around the world.
Ball also recently received a Gold sustainability rating from EcoVadis, a provider of business sustainability ratings.