Avery Dennison Wins Labelexpo 2018 Sustainability Award

Mentor, Ohio – September 26, 2018 – Avery Dennison is excited to announce winning the 2018 Sustainability Award for its new Sustainability Procurement Program at the Label Industry Global Awards ceremony last night in Rosemont, Illinois.

The Label Industry Global Awards, created in 2004 to celebrate innovation and excellence, are presented annually during Labelexpo. The sustainability award is presented for a specific sustainable product or process by a supplier/converter company in the label industry introduced during 2017, that has a demonstrable impact in the industry.


Avery Dennison’s Sustainability Procurement Program is a collaborative evaluation platform that provides sustainability ratings and performance improvement tools for the company’s global supply chain. The program’s overall objective is to stimulate and engage suppliers in a continuous improvement process related to sustainability.

Avery Dennison engaged EcoVadis, a leading sustainability performance rating solutions provider, to operate the program. The platform delivers simple and reliable scorecards to monitor supplier best practices. A total of 21 internationally recognized sustainability criteria are reviewed and separated into four criteria themes: environment, social, ethics and supply chain.

“Avery Dennison is thrilled to receive this award for our Sustainability Procurement Program,” said Renae Kezar, senior director, global sustainability at Avery Dennison. “Many Avery Dennison associates have contributed their talent and effort in creating this unique and meaningful program. Thanks to our partner, EcoVadis, we have a straightforward method for discussion with our suppliers on the topics of social and environmental awareness, so that we can continue our company’s commitment sustainability.”

For those who can’t attend Labelexpo Americas 2018 or are interested in learning more about Avery Dennison’s sustainability journey, visit sustainability.averydennison.com.



About Avery Dennison

Avery Dennison Corporation (NYSE: AVY) is a global materials science and manufacturing company specializing in the design and manufacture of a wide variety of labeling and functional materials. The company’s products, which are used in nearly every major industry, include pressure-sensitive materials for labels and graphic applications; tapes and other bonding solutions for industrial, medical and retail applications; tags, labels and embellishments for apparel; and radio-frequency identification (RFID) solutions serving retail apparel and other markets. Headquartered in Glendale, California, the company employs approximately 30,000 employees in more than 50 countries. Reported sales in 2017 were $6.6 billion.


Avery Dennison’s previously announced its commitment to eight 2025 sustainability goals.