Companies Grapple With Sustainability Data
A decade ago, Crown Holdings Inc. CCK -1.16% thought it would be risky to share data about its environmental footprint. Now the packaging maker considers it a business imperative.
“There’s always that hesitation to be transparent about all of your information,” says John Rost, vice president of sustainability and regulatory affairs at the Yardley Pa.-based company. “As we’ve seen the benefits of being transparent, we’ve really opened up.”
Crown traces its commitment to sustainability back more than 120 years, when founder William Painter invented the bottle cap to extend the...