Sustainability

Our ambition is to have the most sustainable food supply chains in the world

From small family farms to global shipping lanes, Global Business Elite LTD works every day to implement new sustainable practices to reduce our impact on the planet and protect people.

Through our long history, we have seen agriculture and industrial be part of the solution to the world’s most urgent challenges. We know that we must address climate change and conserve water and forests, while meeting the rising demand for food. These are complex challenges, but we have overcome many obstacles to keep our food system resilient and we will continue. We feel a deep responsibility to protect the planet and its people, to ensure a cleaner, safer future for generations to come.

Global Business

Our Priorities

 We’ve set priorities that account for the diverse environmental, social and economic impacts of our business. Still, we realize that no company can take on these challenges on its own. Through connection and collaboration with farmers, our customers, and global and local communities, we believe our food system will remain resilient.

CLIMATE

Land & Water

PEOPLE

Our Goals

 Our goals guide our efforts – ensuring we make progress in line with what the science says is needed to keep our planet healthy and people thriving.

Climate

Reduce greenhouse gas emissions in our operations by 10% by 2025.

Reduce greenhouse gas emissions in our supply chain by 30% per ton of product sold

by 2030

Land and Water

Transform our agricultural supply chains to be deforestation free by 2030.

Achieve sustainable water management in our operations and all priority

People

Promote and respect human rights as outlined in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

Improve the livelihoods of 10 million farmers by 2030 through training in sustainable agriculture practices and better access to market.

Transparency and Governance

 We believe accountability drives progress. Our sustainability goals are ambitious, but achievable – and we’ll hold ourselves to the highest standards of transparency until we’ve accomplished them.

Pilar Cruz, Global Business Chief Sustainability Officer and Executive Team member, oversees the company’s policies and programs to deliver against our global commitments. Progress is reported internally every quarter and externally once a year.  Our Board of Directors is also regularly briefed on our material ESG risks and opportunities, informed by feedback from our key stakeholders.