US Foods Releases 2020 Corporate Social Responsibility Report
ROSEMONT, IL - US Foods has once again proven its dedication to supporting the people and companies across the supply chain. The industry partner recently announced the launch of its 2020 Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Report, which details admirable progress toward its ongoing commitment to caring for people, protecting the environment, and providing responsibly sourced and sustainable products.
“I am proud of how our associates worked together to serve customers, communities, and each other during the many challenges of 2020,” said Chairman and CEO Pietro Satriano. “Despite the unprecedented year, we were able to make meaningful progress against our corporate social responsibility commitments. We look forward to continuing to advance our three pillars of people, planet, and products in the year ahead and beyond.”
With these efforts, US Foods is setting forth a new vision for the supply chain. According to a press release, the company’s 2020 highlights for its key CSR focus areas included:
- Instituted policies and procedures to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 among associates; launched playbooks dedicated to helping restaurants reopen and recover safely
- Donated nearly $43 million in food and supplies to food banks and charitable organizations across the country as they experienced increased demand due to the impacts of COVID-19
- Continued the commitment to enhancing diversity and inclusion efforts by expanding Employee Resource Groups into the field and training 200 leaders to facilitate their own Allyship and Anti-Racism workshops for corporate and frontline associates
- 6.9 percent reduction since 2015 in gallons of fuel used per case delivered
- 7.3 percent reduction in Scope 1 and Scope 2 emissions since 2015
- 13 million kWh of electricity generated from six solar installations each year
- More than 900 products are now part of the Serve Good® and Progress Check™ portfolio
- More than 270 products are now part of the Responsible Disposables portfolio
To read the report in full, click here.
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