Companies Grapple With Sustainability Data – Wall Street Journal

Companies Grapple With Sustainability Data – Wall Street Journal

A decade ago, Crown Holdings Inc. thought it would be risky to share data about its environmental footprint. Now the packaging maker considers it a business imperative.

“There’s always that hesitation to be transparent about all of your information,” says John Rost, vice president of sustainability and regulatory affairs at the Yardley Pa.-based company. “As we’ve seen the benefits of being transparent, we’ve really opened up.”

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