- saved resources, reducing water use per pound by 6 percent compared to fiscal year 2012 and repurposing 93 percent of leftover materials generated from facilities that otherwise would have gone to waste. Additionally, through its sustainable development initiatives, ConAgra Foods significantly reduced its environmental impact while cutting costs by $26.6 million;
- improved safety performance by leveraging a robust safety program that encourages leadership, accountability and teamwork, ultimately decreasing Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) Incident Rate (OIR) by 15 percent. In one facility, ConAgra Foods instilled a safety culture so impactful that employee injuries decreased by more than 90 percent.
- championed health and nutrition thought-leadership and education, issuing more than 7,000 units of continuing education credits to registered dietitians and diabetes educators through the ConAgra Foods Science Institute;
- continued efforts to end child hunger in America through multiple avenues. For instance, ConAgra Foods donated the monetary equivalent of more than 3 million meals to Feeding America through the Child Hunger Ends Here ® program. Additionally, employees logged more than 7,000 hours of volunteer service during the third annual ConAgra Foods Week of Service, doubling the number of hours volunteered during the prior year’s event; and
- achieved recognition of ConAgra Foods’ ongoing corporate responsibility commitment, including selection for the third consecutive year on the Dow Jones Sustainability North America Index and for the second consecutive year on the Civic 50, validating ConAgra Foods’ progress in key long-term economic, environmental and social criteria.
ConAgra Foods Shares Progress In 2013 Citizenship Report
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