TORONTO — McCain Foods Limited released its Sustainability Report, the report includes the organizations sustainability results from the past fiscal year, demonstrating how McCain is responding to the challenges faced by climate change, its priority on enhancing soil health and farming partners’ transition to more regenerative practices.
This year, the report is reinforced by a strengthened approach aligning to the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) standard.
Working with its farmer partners, McCain has accelerated its regenerative agriculture ambition by providing technical assistance and financing opportunities that can help tackle the escalating impacts of climate change on yields and crop quality and notably. McCain has also achieved its water-efficiency target, three years ahead of schedule, made marked improvements in CO₂ emissions reductions and enhanced its usage of renewable electricity. The business also made contributions to support the communities where it functions through donations and volunteering.
“Environmental and social stewardship are part of our DNA at McCain,” said Max Koeune, President and CEO, McCain Foods. “The escalating climate and nature crises illustrate the fragility of our global food system with wide-reaching impact on consumers, growers, the land and communities. We believe agriculture can and must be transformed to safeguard our future and we are encouraged by the progress we are seeing in our sustainability journey. While much work remains, we are determined to continue to advance on our commitments.”
To review McCain’s Sustainability Report, visit here.