Hormel Foods announces new set of leading environmental sustainability goals
Hormel Foods Corporation today announced its new set of leading environmental sustainability goals, which are part of the company’s 20 By 30 Challenge. In continuing with its corporate responsibility leadership, the company will strive to achieve 20 corporate responsibility goals by 2030 and will report its progress annually. The company’s new goals follow its previous set of sustainability goals in which the company achieved significant reductions in its packaging, nonrenewable energy use, greenhouse gas emissions, water use and solid waste sent to landfills.
The company’s new environmental sustainability goals include:
- Matching 100 percent of its global energy use with renewable sourcing.
- Establishing important science based greenhouse gas emissions reduction targets by 2023.
- Taking action across its supply chain to improve water quality, including the support of regenerative agriculture initiatives.
Hormel Foods continues to receive recognition for its corporate responsibility efforts and performance, including being named one of the 100 Best Corporate Citizens for 12 years in a row by 3BL Media and one of America’s Most Responsible Companies by Newsweek magazine for two consecutive years, in addition to many others.
Hormel Foods will release additional goals that are part of its 20 By 30 Challenge in future announcements, which will include goals surrounding education, community support and food security.