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Unisource Worldwide releases 2013 Sustainability Report

Going beyond green, the 2013 report explains company sustainability objectives


October 23, 2013
by Canadian Packaging Staff

NORCROSS, GA (October 22, 2013) – Unisource Worldwide, Inc., one of the largest privately held companies in the U.S. and a global provider of innovative, sustainable, highly-efficient solutions across the life cycle of core business operations, has published its 2013 sustainability report, Sustainability Reimagined.

The report covers key sustainability objectives for Unisource, including the company’s environmental and social performance and sustainable governance guidelines.

“At Unisource, sustainability means much more than conducting operations in a socially and environmentally responsible manner,” says Unisource director of sustainability Andrew Gustyn. “We have been operating with a focus on sustainability since the company was founded.  In the spirit of our theme, ‘Sustainability Reimagined’, this report tells the story of our ongoing efforts to make sustainability a smart business decision.”

Included among the objectives in the report are:

  • The evaluation of all Unisource facilities through the Energy Star Portfolio Model.
  • The pursuit of Energy Star certification for Unisource Worldwide buildings.
  • Launch of the company’s proprietary Green Gauge LEED EB:O&M reporting tool into the Canadian market.

Other highlights of the report include the results of a baseline measurement of the company’s environmental footprint and an overall recap of the progress the company has made in sustainability.

Headquartered in Norcross, Ga., Unisource helps enterprise-level companies improve bottom-line performance by providing innovative, sustainable, highly efficient solutions across the life cycle of core business operations, including product packaging and fulfillment, paper and print management, general supply chain and logistics, and facility supplies solutions.

To learn more about Unisource’s commitment to being an environmental leader and to download a copy of the 2013 sustainability report visit: www.unisourceworldwide.com/sustainability.