OSI Group released its Global sustainability report for year 2016/2017 whereby it outlines the sustainability performance of the company’s operations across the world. Some of the things detailed in this report include the progress that the company has made in its most prioritized areas that concern the environment, social responsibility and a sustainable supply chain. Sustainable supply chain gives emphasis to food safety and quality as well as strict standards on animal welfare. Here are some of the high points that are included in the report:
• OSI Food Solutions facilities that are located in Europe attained their ISO14001 certification. This is a great achievement for the company because this certification is among the top most authoritative standards for environmental management in the world.
• OSI North America donated over 252,000 lbs of food to Feeding America from their amenities in the year 2015 so as to sustain the food banks provided by the network. Within the same year, GenOSI also donated over 55,000 lbs. of food in the Philippines to assist in feeding the homeless children in the country.
• OSI Group also sponsors animal welfare campaigns, training sessions, and workshops as part of their continuous support and commitment towards improving and creating awareness of important issues in global supplier networks and organizations.
David G. McDonald said that the group would hold their commitment to conduct business more sustainability and responsibly. David serves OSI Group as the President and Chief Operating Officer, and he assured consumers that they would continue to progress their responsible business practices. He added that they are doing this to ensure that they achieve operational efficiencies that enhance the lives of employees, sustain environmental resources and build their global communities. David McDonald says that as a company they are proud to have achieved all that, and they are enthusiastic to share the sustainability report to prove their actions.
OSI’s 2016/17 sustainability report summarizes their future initiatives to attain sustainability objectives among other generalized goals. The company has outlined several goals that they wish to achieve by the year 2020, and these include reducing energy and water intensity by 10 percent.