External Signatories and Accreditations

Pact Group operates in line with the spirit of following External Signatories and Accreditations; United Nations Global Compact (UNGC), Australian Packaging Covenant (APC), New Zealand Packaging Products Stewardship Scheme (NZPPSS), International and Australian/New Zealand Standards and Supplier Ethical Data Exchange (SEDEX).

United Nations Global Compact (UNGC)

The UN Global Compact is a strategic policy initiative for businesses that are committed to aligning their operations and strategies with ten universally accepted principles in the areas of human rights, labour, environment and anti-corruption.

Pact Group is a signatory to the UN Global Compact. To maintain status as a signatory, the business is required to report out activities against the ten principles annually.

For further details on the UNGC Principles go to – www.unglobalcompact.org

Australian Packaging Covenant (APC)

The APC is a sustainable packaging initiative which aims to change the culture of business to design more sustainable packaging, increase recycling rates and reduce packaging litter.

Pact Group is committed to the principles of the APC, with many businesses within the Group being signatories to the Covenant and the obligations for members of this group.

For further details on APC go to – www.packagingcovenant.org.au

New Zealand Packaging Products Stewardship Scheme (NZPPSS)

The NZPPSS is a voluntary industry initiative, developed by the New Zealand Packaging Council, which demonstrates industry’s continued willingness to act responsibly to reduce the environmental impact of packaging. The PPSS has three key goals:

  • Improve packaging design and systems to reduce packaging waste,
  • Increasing reuse and recycled content of packaging, and
  • Enhancing consumer awareness and understanding of sustainable packaging.

Pact Group is committed to the goals of PPSS, and many businesses are members of the scheme.

Further details on NZPPSS go to – www.packaging.org.nz

International and Australian / New Zealand Standards

Pact is committed to providing our customers with good quality, safe and reliable products. We deliver this through continuous improvement of our processes and benchmarking against “best in class” standards.

Our sites operate in line with the principles set out in ISO Quality Management Systems, ISO Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) and HACCP (where applicable).

Many of our sites have gained certification to acknowledge compliance with the requirements of International and/or Australian/New Zealand Standards, including:

  • ISO 9001: Quality Management Systems
  • HACCP: Hazard Analysis Critical Control Points
  • ISO 14001: Environmental Systems
  • ISO 22000: Good Manufacturing Practices

Supplier Ethical Data Exchange (SEDEX)

Sedex is a not-for-profit membership organisation dedicated to driving improvements in ethical and responsible business practices in global supply chains

Several Pact businesses sites are members of Sedex, which enables sharing of ethical supply chain data, and improvement in our supply chain activities.

Click here for further information on SEDEX – www.sedexglobal.com