As the trusted leader in nutrition and wellness, Heinz – the original Pure Food Company – is dedicated to the sustainable health of people, the planet and our Company. Heinz has developed and implemented a universal Sustainability Process across businesses and borders in order to achieve our sustainability goals.
Our nine established goals established for achievement by 2015 include:
- Reducing greenhouse gas emissions by 20%
- Reducing energy consumption by 20%
- Reducing water consumption by 20%
- Reducing solid waste sent to landfill by 20%
- Increasing use of renewable energy resources by 15%
- Reducing packaging material by 15%
- Reducing transportation fossil fuel consumption by 10%
- Enhancing sustainable agriculture through a 15% reduction in carbon footprint, 15% reduction in water usage, and 5% increase in tomato crop yields
- Increasing employee engagement
Issues of greatest importance to our stakeholders, and key Heinz commitments include:
Since 2005, we have reduced our Greenhouse Gas Emissions by 23.8% per metric ton of production globally. In 2013, we surpassed our goal of reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions by 20% by 2015.
From our corporate governance and quality controls to the relationships that we have nurtured with our growers and processors; Heinz is committed to the health of the land they farm and the safety of the products we produce.
Through our partnerships with governments and NGOs, Heinz's signature global Corporate Social Responsibility program is providing innovative, cost-effective solutions to give children the opportunity to lead healthy, productive lives.
Heinz is committed to food safety and quality assurance for the products we produce. Our commitment is rooted in the vision and values of our founder, Henry John Heinz, and extends to all facets of our business and quality controls.
Innovation is a major component of Heinz's growth strategy, reflecting our belief that innovation differentiates Heinz products and enhances the consumer experience, convenience and value.