TOMRA Joins the World Business Council for Sustainable Development

Published: 2 Oct 2023
Type: News

Geneva, Switzerland 2 October 2023 - TOMRA has joined over 200 forward-thinking companies as the newest member of the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD).   

TOMRA is a global leader in the field of cutting-edge sorting and recycling solutions. With operations in more than 100 markets, TOMRA has 105,000 installations worldwide that sustain a workforce of about 5,000 talented professionals across the globe. Additionally, TOMRA is publicly listed on the Oslo Stock Exchange. 

The TOMRA annual report for 2022 highlights the company's latest approach to sustainability, which aims to achieve long-term value and sustainable growth through a renewed commitment to setting science-based goals. The company’s vision is to lead  the resource revolution, while establishing itself as an entirely circular business and maintaining safety measures as well as promoting fairness and inclusivity. 

"We must transform towards a circular economy now,” says Tove Andersen, TOMRA President and CEO. “That means working together across the value chain to find solutions as quickly as possible, because the solutions are there and TOMRA is proud to play a key role in it."

TOMRA will contribute towards the overall sustainability ambition of WBCSD by bringing its unique holistic perspective on circularity into WBCSD. TOMRA aims to contribute to the development of innovative strategies that promote sustainable development, circularity and environmental stewardship. 

As one of the newest members of WBCSD, TOMRA will seek to making a positive impact on the environment and society through its innovative technologies and solutions and will contribute to a better understanding of trends, topics, and possible solutions in the sustainability sphere. 

"TOMRA's expertise in sorting and recycling solutions is invaluable in driving the transition to a circular economy. Through their membership with WBCSD, TOMRA will work with like-minded leading organizations to develop innovative ideas and help accelerate the required transformation of businesses, their value chains, and the systems in which they operate, to limit the impact of the climate crisis, restore nature, and tackle inequality," said Peter Bakker, President and CEO of WBCSD.

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