Pilgrim’s Pride this week announced its “Pilgrim’s 2019 Sustainability Report – Feeding Our Future.”

“Although there are many challenges associated with COVID-19, providing high-quality food in ways that meet the expectations of our customers, consumers, shareholders, team members and the communities we call home continues to be a top priority for us, the company said in a statement about the reports release.”

Some of the company’s key achievements in 2019 included:

  • Team Members: Invested over $10 million and provided more than 255,000 hours of leadership training and development across our global operations
  • Environment: Achieved a 5% reduction in greenhouse gas emission intensity from 2018-2019
  • Animal Care: Participated in third-party animal handling audits at all production facilities, and passed 100% of external animal welfare audits
  • Communities: Pilgrim’s U.S. launched the Tomorrow Fund, a full-ride scholarship program for our team members or their dependents
  • Suppliers: Partnered with more than 6,300 livestock and poultry family farms, providing payments of more than $1.8 billion in 2019

The full report can be found here.