Kellogg Company Among Most Sustainable Food & Agriculture Companies Named in Prestigious Dow Jones Sustainability Indices
November 16, 2020 at 16:27 PM EST
BATTLE CREEK, Mich., Nov. 16, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- For the third year in a row, Kellogg Company (NYSE: K) has been named to the prestigious Dow Jones Sustainability World and North America indices (DJSI) of companies recognized for their sustainable business practices. Kellogg ranked #3 among U.S.-based food & agriculture companies and was named among the top 10 most sustainable food & agriculture companies globally.
Organizations included on the indices, which target the top 10% of ESG performers across 61 industries, exhibit best-in-class performance against environmental, social, and governance (ESG) metrics that are critical for generating long-term shareowner value.
"We're proud of the progress we've made towards our commitment to help end hunger and create Better Days for 3 billion people by the end of 2030," said Kris Bahner, Senior Vice President, Global Corporate Affairs. "Through our efforts, we continue to drive impact for people and the planet, while also meeting the expectations of our stakeholders on environmental, social, and corporate governance measures. This independent validation only reinforces that our work is critically important for ensuring a more sustainable future for all."
In this year's survey, Kellogg received high scores for progressing towards its Better Days goals. Specifically, the company has:
"We congratulate Kellogg Company for being included in the DJSI World and North America Indices. A DJSI distinction is a reflection of being a sustainability leader in your industry." Manjit Jus, Global Head of ESG Research and Data, S&P Global. "With a record number of companies participating in the 2020 Corporate Sustainability Assessment and more stringent rules for inclusion this year, this sets your company apart and rewards your continued commitment to people and planet."
For more information on Kellogg Company's Better Days visit KelloggCompany.com. You can also read more about Kellogg's ESG transparency and reporting practices in the positions, policies and milestones section of its corporate website.
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1 Progress data reported from a 2015 baseline.
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