Maple Leaf Foods (TSX:MFI) announced its goal to become the better meat company, anchored by its commitment to sustainability and creating economic, social and environmental value.
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"Maple Leaf has completed one of the most complex transformations in the North American food industry, investing over $1 billion to build a strong Canadian company," said Michael H. McCain, President and CEO, at the Company's Annual and Special Meeting. "But being a great company requires taking a broader view to create social, environmental and business value. From reducing our climate change impact, to advancing animal care, to making simpler, healthier products, sustainability is fundamental to our growth and making Maple Leaf the better meat company. It will shape our operations, our products, our culture."
Maple Leaf is executing a comprehensive approach to sustainability, spanning four priorities – nutrition and health, people and communities, animal care and environmental sustainability. Today, the Company released its 2015 Sustainability Report and 2016 plan on its Sustainability Website. Highlights include:
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