Pilgrim’s is known as one of the world’s leading providers of poultry, retail-ready and prepared foods. As proud as we are to make high-quality food that millions of people put on their plates every day, it’s just as important that we do so in ways that meet the expectations of our stakeholders, customers, consumers and the communities we call home.
We believe sustainability involves improving short- and long-term profitability by managing economic, social and environmental factors, and we have adopted the three traditional pillars of sustainability, which guide our sustainability program:
Our water use intensity has increased 8%.
2020 goals are set for our U.S. facilities
It’s been an exciting year for Pilgrim’s and our sustainability progress. Read highlights from 2019 to learn how we’re positively impacting families around the globe.
As a leading food company, Pilgrim’s has provided wholesome, high-quality food products to customers and consumers for more than seven decades.
The success of our company starts with our people. We focus on providing a safe and well-managed workplace that presents the best opportunities for our team members to thrive.
We produce safe, nutritious, healthy, high-quality food products for consumers around the globe. We are proud to provide choices that meet nutritional needs and ethical expectations.
We’re committed to helping society meet the challenge of sustainability in a responsible manner by improving the efficiency of our operations and minimizing our environmental footprint.
Animal welfare is embedded in the framework of our culture. Our business begins with the well-being of our livestock and poultry, and we are dedicated to ensuring their humane treatment, handling and slaughter.
We have a long history of partnering with non-profit organizations in local communities, and each of our facilities encourages its team members to be active stewards of their community.
Our vendors are part of Pilgrim’s supply chain and contribute to our overall sustainability. We work with farm partners of all sizes to ensure the highest quality products.
The goal of our Sustainability Report is to provide a transparent account of our sustainability management approach and performance. We prepared this report using the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) and G4 guidelines.