Burley Foods is excited to announce that their supplier of chocolate confectionary items, Grupo Nutresa, has once again been acknowledged as the most sustainable food company in the world, according to the the 2021 Dow Jones Sustainability Indices. The Dow Jones Sustainability Indices consist in a set of indicators that aggregate the companies with the best performances in the economic, social and environmental dimensions. The ranking is run by S&P Global Ratings, one of the most important credit rating agencies globally, along with Moody’s Investors Service and Fitch Ratings.
The Organization’s continued presence in this index for eleven consecutive years reflects the deep commitment, strong leadership and consistent hard work of its entire team in the search for the best social, environmental and economic practices and their effective implementation. Moreover, it is also an acknowledgment of Grupo Nutresa’s corporate capability to create value for society as a whole.
Carlos Ignacio Gallego, Grupo Nutresa CEO, stated: “For Grupo Nutresa, sustainability is the business strategy that enables us to thrive along with society. Over the past years, we have focused our efforts on value generation for all our stakeholders, as well as on the care for people’s life and health, the promotion of diverse and inclusive environments and the preservation of our planet. We have worked on these achievements based on the leadership of a highly capable and committed team”.
This year, Grupo Nutresa evidenced a superior performance in twelve material topics, thus showcasing the Organization’s efforts towards ensuring an operation focused on inspiring development, growth and innovation while preserving the planet and cooperating with people, allies and society.
In the social dimension, such topics were the following: Talent Attraction & Retention, and Social Reporting. In the environmental dimension, these aspects stood out: Packaging, Water Related Risks, Operational Eco-Efficiency, and Environmental Reporting. And, in the economic dimension, the outstanding aspects were: Health & Nutrition, Innovation Management, Tax Strategy, Materiality, Customer Relationship Management, and Policy Influence.
Finally, Carlos Ignacio Gallego added: “We are truly honored to have been included for eleven consecutive years in the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices, and to remain as the most sustainable food company in the planet. This is another example of what companies can achieve when they work with determination on being increasingly connected with society and building a better world where development benefits everyone”.
If want to learn more about Grupo Nutresa’s chocolate confectionary itesm, call Burley Foods at (952) 943-1970 for additional information, to request samples or schedule a demonstration.