Ball Corporation Recognized in Top 1 Percent of Industry by S&P Global in The Sustainability Yearbook 2022

February 01, 2022

WESTMINSTER, Colo., Feb. 1, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Ball Corporation (NYSE: BLL) received the Gold Class and Industry Mover Awards in the S&P Global 2022 Sustainability Yearbook for its sustainability practices across the company's packaging and aerospace businesses. This annual assessment is one of the most comprehensive global databases on corporate sustainability. Ball's inclusion is a result of the company placing within the top 1% in the packaging and containers industry and achieving the strongest improvement of S&P Global ESG Scores in its industry.

"At Ball, sustainability is embedded in how we make business decisions each day, including how we deliver packaging solutions to our customers, support our employees, and engage with the communities in which we operate, while working towards true circularity for our industry," said Dan Fisher, President and CEO-elect, Ball Corporation. "We are honored to receive this recognition from S&P Global, and I believe it further proves the impact we will realize through our 2030 sustainability goals."

Ball Corporation's 2030 Sustainability Goals are intended to drive action on 10 social and environmental areas: health; safety and well-being; diversity and inclusion; talent development; employee experience; community; real circularity; climate leadership; material health; resource efficiency; and responsible sourcing. The company accelerated these goals in 2021.

"We congratulate Ball on its Gold and Industry Mover Award in The Sustainability Yearbook 2022, which showcases the best performing companies among industry peers and in terms of financially material ESG metrics," said Manjit Jus, Managing Director, Global Head of ESG Research, S&P Global. "With over 7,000 companies assessed, an inclusion in the yearbook is a true statement of corporate sustainability excellence."

To issue the annual Sustainability Yearbook, S&P Global uses a Corporate Sustainability Assessment (CSA) to analyze the performance of companies across the world from an economic, environmental, and social perspective. The Sustainability Yearbook 2022 is based on the 2021 CSA in which 7,554 companies in 61 industries were assessed. Ball is one of 41 companies in the Packaging and Containers industry.

In November 2021, Ball was named to the 2021 Dow Jones Sustainability Indices World and North America, performing in the 97th percentile and marking the eighth year the company has been recognized for its sustainability practices across its the aluminum packaging and aerospace businesses.

For more information on Ball's sustainability efforts, please visit For more information on the S&P Global Sustainability Yearbook 2022, please visit

About Ball Corporation
Ball Corporation supplies innovative, sustainable aluminum packaging solutions for beverage, personal care and household products for customers, as well as aerospace and other technologies and services primarily for the U.S. government. Ball Corporation and its subsidiaries employ 24,300 people worldwide and reported 2021 net sales of $13.8 billion. For more information, visit, or connect with us on Facebook or Twitter.

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