Sustainability

Coastal Container’s purpose is to protect our customers’ products and reputations from dock to destination. And as inhabitants of our community, nation and planet, we understand our responsibility to also protect the places we do business and the people who live there. We are dedicated to sustainability as a robust interconnection among our people, our planet, and our prosperity.

Read our full Sustainability Report for more information on our sustainability pledge and how we will keep ourselves accountable in our ongoing commitment.

Introducing the 2021 Annual Sustainability Report

After over a decade of operating with sustainability as a driving value, we’re ready to take our sustainability goals to the next level. Starting in 2021, Coastal Container is committed to setting five-year measurable environmental impact goals and making yearly progress toward those goals. In addition, we will share what we learn about successful sustainability measures and be advocates of best practices in the packaging industry among our community partners.

We will continue to report back each year on our progress, ensuring that we act on our promises. To learn more about our commitment to people, planet and prosperity, read our full Sustainability Report.

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2021 Sustainability Report

2021 Sustainability Report

While sustainability has been at the heart of Coastal's business practices since we started this business over 15 years ago, 2021 marks the first year with established, standardized sustainability metrics. We're excited to share with you updates to last year's report that include our new energy usage and greenhouse gas emission metrics. As inhabitants of our community, nation and planet, we also safeguard the people we partner with and the places we do business. This is the...

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Sustaining Our Communities

Sustaining Our Communities

A Broader Understanding of Prosperity In business terms, prosperity is often measured as profit. But profit is not the purpose of our business—rather, it is how we fund our future and make our business sustainable for all stakeholders. With profit we acknowledge the investment of our owners, we bring the best products and services to our customers, we invest in our team members, we enhance our supply chain, and we partner with the communities in which we work. If we are not...

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Sustaining Our People

Sustaining Our People

A Holistic Understanding   We believe that work empowers people to grow: physically, psychologically and socially. As people satisfy their need to grow, the organization where they work grows too. And the more an organization provides meaningful work, the more people will grow.  People deliver their best when they are thriving both at work and at home. Starting with the most basic needs; from entry-level to senior management, all our people enjoy competitive...

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FSC Core Labour Policy Statement

Coastal Container does not tolerate the use of child or forced labor, nor the exploitation of children in any of its operations and facilities. Learn more about FSC Core Labour Requirements.