GRACE – Global Recycling Alliance for Beverage Cartons and the Environment
GRACE focuses on advocacy and communication related to packaging sustainability and a net zero-carbon emissions circular economy. It promotes the environmental benefits of beverage cartons, advocates for effective public policies and regulation and supports measures to significantly increase beverage carton recycling.
GRACE will start operating from the Brussels-based European beverage carton association ACE (Alliance for Beverage Cartons and the Environment), which is dedicated to advocacy and communication and from EXTR:ACT, the industry’s platform dedicated to supporting collection and recycling in Europe. The founding members of ACE, EXTR:ACT and GRACE are Elopak, SIG Combibloc, Tetra Pak, BillerudKorsnäs and Stora Enso. GRACE will liaise with existing associations representing beverage cartons in different regions of the world and will support the industry alignment on subjects of common interest. The medium-term objective is to expand GRACE’s activities and membership to collaborate with other value chain partners sharing similar interests.
GRACE’s Public Affairs Manager will shape, drive and implement GRACE’s public affairs strategy and activities in liaison with the GRACE members. . She/he will monitor and advocate on key regulatory issues affecting the beverage carton industry globally through a.o. the development of joint positions and messages in collaboration with GRACE members and relevant regional/national industry platforms and other stakeholders.
The Public Affairs Manager shall be employed by ACE and report to the GRACE’s Coordination Committee representing the founding member companies of GRACE for strategic and content-related decisions.
She/he will be based in Brussels in the ACE offices.
The Public Affairs Manager shall shape, drive and implement GRACE’s public affairs strategy. She/he will:
Languages: Fluent in written and spoken English. Other languages an asset.
Information and applications: ACE Director General, Annick Carpentier, Annick.firstname.lastname@example.org