CHICAGO, Dec. 7, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Conagra Brands, Inc. (NYSE: CAG), today announced it has published its 2017 Citizenship Report which provides in-depth information on the company's initiatives surrounding key social and environmental issues. First published in 2008, the report serves as an annual update for external stakeholders on the company's corporate social responsibility commitments and focuses on four different topic areas: Better Planet, Good Food, Responsible Sourcing and Stronger Communities. The report is available online here.
Highlights from the report include:
- Results from an updated materiality assessment to identify the relative priority of environmental, social and governance issues. The updated assessment adjusts for the company's new business footprint following the 2016 spin of the Lamb Weston potato business as well as ongoing dialogue with external stakeholders.
- Inclusion of a new focus area, Responsible Sourcing, to reflect the growing significance of this evolving topic.
- Progress towards the company's 2020 Sustainability Goals. This year as part of Conagra Brands' Sustainable Development Awards, close to 60 projects were submitted with imaginative approaches to conserve water, reduce waste, and improve energy efficiency.
In preparing the 2017 Citizenship Report, Conagra Brands followed the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) G4 Sustainability Reporting Guidelines. More information on GRI is available at http://www.globalreporting.org. All data in the report reflects Conagra Brands fiscal year 2017, which ended May 26, 2017.
About Conagra Brands
Conagra Brands, Inc. (NYSE: CAG), headquartered in Chicago, is one of North America's leading branded food companies. Guided by an entrepreneurial spirit, Conagra Brands combines a rich heritage of making great food with a sharpened focus on innovation. The company's portfolio is evolving to satisfy people's changing food preferences. Conagra's iconic brands, such as Marie Callender's®, Reddi-wip®, Hunt's®, Healthy Choice®, Slim Jim® and Orville Redenbacher's®, as well as emerging brands, including Alexia®, Blake's®, Frontera® and Duke's®, offer choices for every occasion. For more information, visit www.conagrabrands.com.
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