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PCNA’s simple approach to meeting our customers’ CSR needs.

Simplified framework for understanding environmental issues in the industry that are important to us and our customers. We have defined 5 pillars detailing the attributes that qualify a brand to be included in our ProudPath portfolio, and made our product portfolio easily sortable by those pillars to make it easy to purchase with purpose.

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Our Impact – by the Numbers


Plastic Bottles Upcycled



Pounds of Cotton Recycled


Trees Planted


Sustainable & Eco-Friendly Products

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PCNA partners with 1% For The Planet, a global network of businesses working to support people and the planet. Thus far, PCNA has contributed $1.6 million to non-profits working to improve water access, food security and nature-based carbon solutions. Working together, we’ll continue making a difference.

Standards & Certifications

2023 EcoVadis Silver Medal

PCNA has been awarded a Silver medal for its sustainability performance from EcoVadis, the world’s largest provider of business sustainability ratings.

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UPS® Carbon Neutral

PCNA is proud to ship orders using UPS® carbon neutral, an option that supports projects to offset the emissions of your shipment’s transport.

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FSC® Certified

PCNA facilities in Pittsburgh, Miami, and Charlotte have earned Forest Stewardship Council® Chain-of-Custody certification, ensuring the FSC®-certified products you purchase are from responsibility managed forests.

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2022 Sustainability Report

In 2022, PCNA reinforced its commitment to employees and the environment. Introducing the 2022 Sustainability Report.

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The Path Ahead

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PCNA’s 2023 Sustainability Report is forthcoming and will highlight our updated key achievements, ongoing CSR initiatives and detail our continued commitment to industry leadership in environmental and social responsibility.

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PCNA proudly maintains Silver Eco Vardis status and are currently in pursuit of Gold in 2024!

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Achieve zero waste at our New Kensington, PA facility by 2025.

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Continue pursuit of our long-term “Rethinking Plastics Strategy,” targeting complete phase out of all virgin fossil-based products from PCNA collections by 2030.

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ProudPath product sales accounted for 24% of PCNA 2023 revenue, and we’re just getting started. We continuously expand our product portfolio and partner with the most responsible and value-driven retail brands, maintaining the balance between purpose and profit.