Tyson Foods this week moved up to #29 overall in Newsweek’s 2021 list of America’s Most Responsible Companies.  

Tyson Foods was ranked #158 in 2020’s list and is #4 in the Consumer Goods category compared to #19 last year.

“We’re proud to be recognized for our efforts to our team members, support our communities and sustain the planet,” Tyson Foods president and CEO Dean Banks said. “Our ambition is to be the most sustainable and transparent food company in the world, and we will continue to strengthen our position as a global protein authority.”

The list was chosen based on three areas of Corporate Social Responsibility: environmental, social and corporate governance. The top 400 most responsible companies in the U.S. are recognized.

Tyson Foods’ 2019 Corporate Social Responsibility report can be found here. The report details Tyson Foods’ efforts on sustainability issues from antimicrobial stewardship to animal welfare certifications, land and water usage community donations, technological advancements and employee life skills training.

Newsweek’s full rankings can be found here.