LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y., March 18, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The Hain Celestial Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: HAIN), a leading organic and natural products company providing consumers with A Healthier Way of Life™, has announced the company's special mention as a Sustainability Champion by the BASF Canada Customer Sustainability Awards Program.
The sustainability strategy at Hain Celestial was launched in 2016 via the Healthier Way Framework, which comprises three key pillars: People, Planet, and Product.
- People: In FY 2020, Hain donated $8M in food and personal care products to charities.
- Planet: A longtime environmental supporter through responsible sourcing, Hain improved existing efforts by reducing its energy, water, and waste at its manufacturing sites and prioritizing fleet efficiency.
- Product: Hain has maintained its commitment to "Better for You" food products and clean label personal care products, and is working to improve the design and lifecycle of its packaging.
"Our health and wellness brands' core values are our DNA," said Mark Schiller, Hain Celestial president and chief executive officer. "We're committed to our brand legacy and have embedded sustainability efforts into our business to support a healthier planet, products, and people."
The BASF Sustainability Champion Award is based on an independent third-party assessment of participants' sustainability performance based on the following criteria:
- Sustainability strategy
- Sustainability governance
- Sustainability achievements
- Alignment with UN Sustainable Development Goals
- Sustainability innovation
Hain Celestial was recognized among award winners in the automotive, agriculture and personal care sectors. For view the full list of winners visit: https://www.basf.com/ca/en/media/News-Releases/nutrien--openroad-richmond-auto-body-and-sogefi-recognized-by-ba.html
About The Hain Celestial Group, Inc.
The Hain Celestial Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: HAIN) is a leading organic and natural products company, committed to creating a healthier way of life since 1993. Headquartered in Lake Success, NY, with operations across North America, Europe, the U.K., Asia and the Middle East, Hain represents more than 40 widely known and beloved brands in the health and wellness space, including Celestial Seasonings® tea, Terra® chips, The Greek Gods® yogurt, MaraNatha® nut butters, Garden of Eatin'® snacks and Alba Botanica® personal care products. Hain is committed to environmentally sustainable practices and is a proud partner of Folds of Honor, a 501C-3 national nonprofit dedicated to providing educational scholarships to the families of fallen and disabled American service members. For more information, visit http://www.hain.com.
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