US Foods Holding Corp. announced it has published its 2019 Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) report. This is the company’s first expanded CSR report, and it highlights the company’s 2019 progress across its three CSR pillars: people, planet and products.
“At US Foods, our CSR platform is built on our long-standing commitment to operating with the highest levels of integrity and a respect for the greater good,” said US Foods Chairman and CEO, Pietro Satriano. “We are proud of the progress represented in this report and the hard work of our associates who contributed to these efforts. We look forward to continuing to advance our three pillars of people, planet and products in the year ahead and beyond.”
Highlights from the report include:
- More than 24 million total pounds of food donated to food banks and charities across the country since 2018.
- More than 2,800 associates participated in Respectful Workplace Training to promote an inclusive environment.
- $600,000 in scholarship funding offered to underserved culinary arts students as part of the company’s US Foods Scholars program since 2017.
- 11.2% reduction in gallons of fuel used per case delivered since 2015.*
- 15.1% reduction in Scope 1 and Scope 2 emissions intensity since 2015.**
- 13 million kilowatt hours of electricity generated annually by the company’s solar array installations across six distribution centers.
- 100% of the palm or palm kernel oil used in US Foods Exclusive Brands products sourced through certified sustainable sources.
- More than 800 products are now part of the company’s Serve Good and Progress Check® program, developed with suppliers committed to responsible souring practices.
- More than 80% of the company’s Harbor Banks brand seafood portfolio – the largest US Foods portfolio of Exclusive Brand seafood products – now meet either Serve Good or Progress Check standards with a goal of reaching 100% by the end of 2020.