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Sustainability

Sustainability Core Values

We continually work to improve our organization to be a responsible business that benefits our employees, our customers and the communities in which we operate. That continuous improvement mindset guides our decision-making process to ensure we continue to provide the highest-quality products that are developed and produced in a manner that reflects our commitment to be an environmentally, socially and economically responsible organization. “Our Core” includes:

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Adhering to
Environmental
Preservation

OUR PROCESSES

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Securing
Sustainable
Life Cycles

OUR PRODUCTS

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Bonding
Colleagues &
Communities

OUR PEOPLE

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Shurtape Sustainability Circle - Decretive Element

Our Accomplishments

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Volunteering Programs

We encourage employees to give back to their communities through corporate-sponsored volunteer opportunities.

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Supply Chain Sustainability

We comply with applicable global laws and regulations and demand the highest standards from our supply chain partners

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Sustainability Governance

We focus on storing, handling, recycling and disposing of materials responsibly and safely, striving to prevent and minimize waste, while acting as good stewards of the environments in which we live and operate.

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Associate Driven Safety Team

We are committed to furthering safety knowledge and compliance in our facilities through participation in employee-led improvement activities.

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Packaging Scorecard

We maintain a focus on our internal and external packaging scorecards to ensure compliance with industry standards related to use of materials, environmental standards and energy efficiency.

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Lean Manufacturing

Our manufacturing teams are driven to reduce wasted time and resources, operating under a self-directed continuous improvement philosophy.

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ISO Certification

Our ISO-9001-compliant domestic manufacturing facilities produce world-class tapes with return rates of less than 1/10th of 1%.

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Energy Surveys/Reduction Program

We prevent and minimize manufacturing waste by performing annual energy reduction assessments that monitor the use of water, natural gas and electricity, as well as emissions related to VOCs and greenhouse gases.

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Charitable Giving

We actively invest in the communities in which we live and work through a combination of monetary and product donations in support of educational and recreational organizations.

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Chemical Approvals

We adhere to the strict requirements of relevant chemical legislation to ensure employee, consumer, and environmental protection.

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Code of Conduct

Our commitment has been, and will continue to be, to adhere to the highest standards of ethical conduct from our employees, officers, directors and business partners.

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Education Assistance

We encourage professional and personal growth of our employees by supporting their educational expenses related to undergraduate, graduate and certification coursework.

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Employee Wellness

We put our employees’ health and well-being at the forefront of our priorities by offering a variety of health management programs and on-site wellness services.

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Ethical Sourcing

We are committed to zero tolerance of human trafficking, indentured servitude, or forced or coerced labor of any kind, and hold our global supply chain to the same standards.

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Responsible Forestry

We are committed to the responsible sourcing of fibers/paper and the sustainable management of the forests which produce these materials. As a result of this commitment, Shurtape earned FSC® certification (FSC-C154304) in 2020 and PEFC Certification in 2021 (PEFC/29-31-396).

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