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June 23, 2020

EPC announces new strategy Sustainable Care 2030

Consumer products company Edgewell Personal Care (EPC) has announced a new strategy called Sustainable Care 2030.

Consumer products company Edgewell Personal Care (EPC) has announced a new strategy called Sustainable Care 2030.

The strategy unveils the company’s sustainability commitments and path to help it deliver on its promises.

Under this, the company intends to cut virgin petroleum-based plastic content in products and packaging and uses 100% recyclable, compostable or reusable plastic packaging.

EPC also aims to reduce waste by 10% and strive for zero waste to landfill across production facilities.

It will also extend the sustainability program to take action on localised efforts.

Edgewell president and CEO Rod Little said: “Sustainability is an important strategic driver for us, and core to future-proofing our business.

“As we continue to evolve our brands and our business, we will focus on engagement with environmental and social issues, which provide a considerable opportunity for growth – driven, in part, by sustainable product innovation and operations.

“In an increasingly uncertain world, what is certain is that we will continue to create products that people love to use and maintain brands that our colleagues can be proud of, all while caring for tomorrow, today.”

Additionally, EPC pledges to promote a diverse and inclusive workforce and developing and implementing a comprehensive refreshed global Employee Experience strategy.

The company will collect data around progress and report against it annually to ensure its follows the 2030 sustainability targets.

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