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Sustainability

At Moy Park we are committed to developing our business in a sustainable and ethical way. This approach cuts across everything we do and everyone we deal with. From our humble beginnings in Northern Ireland in 1943 we have worked closely with our customers, suppliers, government bodies and the local communities in which we operate in order to make a positive contribution.

Moy Park has been awarded the CORE Standard - The Standard for Responsible Business – by Business in the Community Northern Ireland (BITC). This is Northern Ireland’s only corporate responsibility standard and recognises those accredited as leaders in corporate responsibility practice. Previously Moy Park was recognised in Business in the Community's Corporate Responsibility Index (CR Index), achieving a '3 Star' rating in the UK's leading and most in-depth voluntary benchmark of corporate responsibility.

MOY PARK KEY SUSTAINABILITY ACHIEVEMENTS 2019

WASTE, ENERGY, CARBON Headers
WASTE, ENERGY, CARBON Headers
FOOD WASTE REDUCED BY MORE THAN 2,000 tonnes in the last 2 years
FOOD WASTE REDUCED BY MORE THAN 2,000 tonnes in the last 2 years
On a like for like basis, enery use has reduced by over 70%
Diverted over 200,000 tonnes of organic waste to renewable energ generation. equivalent to 700 GWh (95% of annual usage)
First of our major facilities transitioned to 100% rnewable electricty, with a CO2e reduction of 6000 tonnes p.a.
350,000+ meal equivalents distributed to support services targeting the eradication of food poverty
Diverted over 200,000 tonnes of organic waste to renewable energ generation. equivalent to 700 GWh (95% of annual usage)
On a like for like basis, enery use has reduced by over 70%
Zero wate to landfill maintained for the fifth consecutive year 2014-2019
Zero wate to landfill maintained for the fifth consecutive year 2014-2019
Over 77% reduction in CO2 intensity since 2010
On a like for like basis, water use has reduced by over 53%
350,000+ meal equivalents distributed to support services targeting the eradication of food poverty
First of our major facilities transitioned to 100% rnewable electricty, with a CO2e reduction of 6000 tonnes p.a.
On a like for like basis, water use has reduced by over 53%
Over 77% reduction in CO2 intensity since 2010
Plastics reduced by over 530 tonnes since 2018
Plastics reduced by over 530 tonnes since 2018

Our Approach

Moy Park's corporate responsibility approach is implemented through our Corporate Responsibility (CR) committee.

Our corporate responsibility committee provides leadership for Moy Park’s CR approach, meeting regularly to lead and guide the business's CR activity. The CR Committee includes Directors and senior managers to be effective in challenging and monitoring CR activities across the business, ensuring Moy Park behaves as a responsible business.

The Committee Membership:

Keith Irvine - Fresh Poultry Business Unit Director

Kirsty Wilkins - HR & Performance Director

Ursula Lavery - Technical and R&D Director Europe

Duncan Amps - Head of HR

Declan Cunningham - Head of Sustainability and Risk

Brian Moreland - Communications and Corporate Responsibility Manager

The Committee is strengthened by the inclusion of Dr Lisa McIlvena, BITC NI Deputy Managing Director, who participates fully in providing advice and guidance.

Pilgrim's Pride Corporation, Moy Park's parent company, has released its 2018 Sustainability Report containing numerous examples from Moy Park. The interactive digital report provides a comprehensive overview of the company’s recent achievements and progress toward 2020 sustainability goals. The report is available at sustainability.pilgrims.com

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