SÜDPACK is one of the first film producers to have successfully completed the initial audit for ISCC PLUS certification (International Sustainability and Carbon Certification). All of its German sites were certified in October and November 2021 and will gradually be followed by other locations. In doing so, SÜDPACK has established an important basis for the further development of its processes and products that will continue to drive the transformation from a linear to a circular economy.
ISCC EU is one of the leading standards for sustainable biofuels. ISCC PLUS has now expanded this globally recognised management system for mass balance certification to other key areas of the circular economy. The aim is to ensure the traceability of raw materials along the entire value chain in the food, animal feed and chemical sectors. ISCC PLUS is significantly more stringent than ISO certification, because every individual production site must be specifically certified.
Certification makes it possible to communicate transparent and verified information to stakeholders – while confirming that the ISCC sustainability requirements have been met and that the traceability of the entire supply chain is ensured. Its credibility is additionally substantiated by third-party certification.
Says Erik Bouts, CEO, SÜDPACK: “ISCC PLUS certification is extremely laborious and expensive, but is an important step in terms of preserving resources and the environment and therefore sustainability as a whole.”
As a manufacturer of products that were previously predominantly based on fossil-based raw materials, SÜDPACK feels particularly obliged to both support and intensively press ahead with this development. For more visit suedpack.com/en