Ball

External Assessments

Ball’s sustainability management, performance and goals are regularly reviewed by third parties.
 
Dow Jones Sustainability Indices
Ball was listed on the 2019 Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI) World and North America for the sixth year in a row, further validating its progress in making the can the most sustainable package.

The DJSI index family tracks the financial performance of the leading sustainability-driven companies worldwide based on an analysis of financially material economic, environmental, and social factors. Ball achieved industry leading scores once again on criteria such as product stewardship, occupational health and safety, codes of business conduct and environmental reporting. 
CDP

Ball has participated in CDP assessments since 2007. A group of 525 investors with $96 trillion in assets uses CDP to identify companies that report reliable, comprehensive information about climate change risks and opportunities. In 2019, Ball earned an A- achieving the highest score the company has earned in its CDP reporting history. In order to align with best-practices in corporate climate citizenship, Ball has set a science-based GHG emission reduction target, executed virtual power purchase agreements (VPPAs) for renewable energy to address 100% of Ball’s North American electricity load by the end of 2021 and is actively assessing climate-related risks & opportunities.

FTSE4Good
Ball became a member of the FTSE4Good Index Series on the London Stock Exchange in 2009 and has been confirmed as a member every year since then. The FTSE4Good Index Series is designed to measure the performance of companies demonstrating strong Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) practices.
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MSCI ESG Research provides MSCI ESG Ratings on global public and a few private companies on a scale of AAA (leader) to CCC (laggard), according to exposure to industry-specific ESG risks and the ability to manage those risks relative to peers. As of January 2020, Ball Corporation received an MSCI ESG Rating of A.
 
THE USE BY BALL CORPORATION OF ANY MSCI ESG RESEARCH LLC OR ITS AFFILIATES (“MSCI”) DATA, AND THE USE OF MSCI LOGOS, TRADEMARKS, SERVICE MARKS OR INDEX NAMES HEREIN, DO NOT CONSTITUTE A SPONSORSHIP, ENDORSEMENT, RECOMMENDATION, OR PROMOTION OF BALL CORPORATION BY MSCI.  MSCI SERVICES AND DATA ARE THE PROPERTY OF MSCI OR ITS INFORMATION PROVIDERS, AND ARE PROVIDED ‘AS-IS’ AND WITHOUT WARRANTY.  MSCI NAMES AND LOGOS ARE TRADEMARKS OR SERVICE MARKS OF MSCI
EURONEXT Vigeo Eiris 
Euronext, the leading Pan-European marketplace, and Vigeo Eiris, a leading European expert in assessing responsible performance, launched a range of socially responsible investment indices in 2013. Since then, Ball has been selected as a member of the Euronext Vigeo US 50 index (last confirmation December 2019). The index comprises the 50 most advanced U.S. companies in the areas of Environmental, Social and Governance performance. 
Calvert Responsible Index Series
Ball has been selected for inclusion in the Calvert Responsible Index Series, covering the Calvert U.S. Large Cap Core Responsible Index (CALCOR), the Calvert U.S. Large Cap Growth Responsible Index (CALGRO), and the Calvert U.S. Large Cap Value Responsible Index (CALVAL). All three indices represent a portfolio of large capitalization stocks listed on U.S. stock exchanges that meet Calvert’s Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) criteria for index inclusion.
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As part of ISS ESG research's Corporate Rating, an assessment of over 100 social and environmental criteria, Ball qualifies as one of their “Prime” companies. Among other categories, Ball achieved excellent scores around eco-efficiency. Of all containers and packaging companies rated by ISS oekom, only three, including Ball, have achieved Prime status.
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Ball Corporation qualified for inclusion in the 2020 Sustainability Yearbook, published by RobecoSAM, receiving the Silver Class distinction for its excellent sustainability performance. 2020 marks the tenth year in a row that RobecoSAM included Ball in its book. RobecoSAM, the investment specialist focused exclusively on Sustainability Investing, has evaluated the sustainability performance of more than 2,000 corporations annually since 1999.
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EcoVadis awarded Ball Corporation a gold medal in 2019, recognizing its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) achievements. This places Ball Corporation within the 94th percentile, scoring higher than or equal to 94% of all companies assessed by EcoVadis in the industry. EcoVadis seeks to drive sustainability in global supply chains, providing an external assessment of practices in areas covering environment, ethics, sustainable procurement, labor and human rights.