Intertape Polymer Group Inc. - President and CEO, Greg Yull.
President and CEO, Greg Yull.
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  • Intertape Polymer Group (ITP) publishes 2020 annual sustainability report
  • The report provides an overview of Intertape’s sustainability progress in 2020 and highlights future opportunities
  • Some highlights in 2020 were how Intertape committed to developing safe, circular, and sustainable products as demonstrated with the adoption of a Sustainable Product Design
  • In 2020, IPG conducted a materiality assessment to identify and prioritize environmental, social, and governance topics relevant to IPG and its stakeholders
  • Headquartered in Montreal, Quebec and Sarasota, Florida, Intertape employs approximately 3,700 employees with operations in 31 locations, including 21 manufacturing facilities in North America
  • Intertape Polymer Group Inc. (ITP) is up 0.76 per cent and is trading at C$27.90 at 1:00 pm ET

Intertape Polymer Group Inc. (ITP) today published its 2020 annual sustainability report, titled “Our Circular Economy.”

The report provides an overview of Intertape’s sustainability progress in 2020 and highlights future opportunities.

“We believe sustainability is one of the core growth drivers of our business in the long term. Packaging and protective solutions manufacturers that are recognized as thought leaders and bring innovative solutions to customers will be positioned for outsized growth while embedding themselves as good corporate citizens amongst their stakeholders,” said Greg Yull, President and CEO of IPG.

“This year’s report details our approach toward sustainability, our achievements and where we have more work to do. The report builds on our prior work and enhances our disclosure, including a materiality assessment to guide our strategy and judge our performance against,” added Yull.

Some highlights in 2020 were how Intertape committed to developing safe, circular, and sustainable products as demonstrated with the adoption of a Sustainable Product Design and Development Vision.

Intertape also expanded the number of products under the Cradle to Cradle Certified™ Product Standard, a globally recognized measure of safer, more sustainable products and was the first to certify water-activated tape, stretch and shrink films, woven structure membranes, as well as acrylic and hot melt carton sealing tapes subsequent to the end of the year

A big accolade it received was being awarded the 2020 ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year, the sixth year in a row.

In 2020, IPG conducted a materiality assessment to identify and prioritize environmental, social, and governance topics relevant to IPG and its stakeholders.

The results inform Intertape’s sustainability strategy, governance, and reporting.

Intertape performed a high-level study of sustainability trends, the Compact commitments, United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, relevant Sustainability Accounting Standards Board standards, GRI standards, and other indices/pertinent standards to IPG. IPG also reviewed an assessment of peer companies’ priorities, selected customer websites and reports, and generated an updated master list of topics based on the review.

Intertape Polymer Group Inc. is a recognized leader in the development, manufacture and sale of a variety of paper and film-based pressure-sensitive and water-activated tapes, shrink and stretch films, protective packaging, woven and non-woven products and packaging machinery for industrial and retail use.

Headquartered in Montreal, Quebec and Sarasota, Florida, Intertape employs approximately 3,700 employees with operations in 31 locations, including 21 manufacturing facilities in North America, four in Asia and one in Europe.

Intertape Polymer Group Inc. (ITP) is up 0.76 per cent and is trading at C$27.90 at 1:00 pm ET.

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