JBS USA outlines sustainability accomplishments

June 11, 2019 EcoVadis ‏‏‎


JBS said it made significant progress toward 2020 sustainability goals in many areas. There has been a 16% reduction in severe incidents year over year, compared to the goal of 10%; it had a 10.9% reduction in electricity use intensity versus the goal of 12%; it achieved a 17.7% reduction in greenhouse gas emission intensity versus the goal of 20%, and it had a 11.9% reduction in natural gas use intensity versus the goal of 20%. Further, the company said it is on track to achieve a 90% or better score on the JBS USA Animal Health & Welfare Scorecard and is on track to achieve 100% vendor compliance with its Supplier Code of Business Ethics & Conduct.


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