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Sustainability Strategy


Our Mission Our mission is to advance a new horizon of sustainable fresh food – growing our business to meet the need for healthy, natural nutrition for a global population.

RESPECT AND EMPOWER PEOPLE

We are pleased to launch our AM FRESH Sustainability Strategy which will guide our efforts to enhance outcomes for both people and planet. At AM FRESH we believe the world deserves better. We’re committed to finding sustainable ways to produce our food more efficiently; reduce inputs, cut back on waste and conserve water. Across our own operations and our supply chains, we’re working to

REDUCE

ENHANCE

E N V I R O N M E N TA L I M PA C T

H E A LT H A N D W E L L B E I N G

ensure we uphold and advance human rights. In everything we do, we aim to deliver a positive impact for farmers, workers, communities, consumers, partners and the world. We want to be judged by what we do, not by what we say.

Our Strategy


Extensive global operating network AM FRESH Group is a privately owned FRESH food business founded in1931 in Murcia, Spain and now operates across the globe. AM FRESH is focused on leading innovation and varietal development through biotechnology and agricultural production. We provide end to end supply chain management of citrus fruits, table grapes, tropical fruits, vegetables, fresh plant-based foods and freshly squeezed juices.


A robust portfolio with a global foot print


REDUCE E N V I R O N M E N TA L I M PACT

Sustainable Agriculture

Food Waste

Climate Change Packaging

Efficient Operations


REDUCE E N V I R O N M E N TA L I M PACT

Sustainable Agriculture

Food Waste

Climate Change Packaging

Reducing food waste

Energy efficiency

Surplus donations to charity

Lifecycle analysis Eliminate problematic packaging

Regenerative agriculture Biodiversity and soil health

By 2030 we will halve food waste

Water stewardship

across our operations

Increase recyclability of our packaging

Carbon sequestration

We will improve efficiencies, move to 100% renewable energy across 100% of plastic packaging to be reusable, recyclable or compostable by 2025

Water use in our operations Operational and office waste Transport

Increase recycled content

Fertiliser use and on-farm emissions Sustainable sourcing

Renewable electricity

Efficient Operations

Refrigeration Employee travel

our business where possible and become carbon neutral by 2030. We will achieve our targets by

We will aim to source 100% of our

designing and operating efficient

raw materials sustainably by

offices and manufacturing sites,

2030

using resources responsibly, eliminating waste and minimizing our greenhouse gas footprint.


RESPECT AND EMPOWER PEOPLE

Human Rights Risk

Fairness in the workplace

Gender Equality

Worker Engagement

Occupational health and safety


RESPECT AND EMPOWER PEOPLE

Human Rights Risk

Fairness in the workplace

Worker Engagement Gender Equality

Anti-discrimination

Freedom of association

Diversity and inclusion Forced labour

Equal opportunity

Salient human rights identification Ethical assessments and audits Risk analysis and mitigation

We will mitigate, address and

Striving to create a fair, welcoming and non-discriminatory workplace

Employee committees/forums Development and progression opportunities for women Supporting parents and flexible working policies Equal pay

Risk/hazard management

Encouraging open dialogue and workforce. Ensuring all workers can raise issues with effective

barriers to ensure all our people are

feedback loops and access to

provided with equal opportunity.

remedy in place.

Working to eliminate the gender pay gap and increase the

our own operations and supply

proportion of women in senior

chains by 2025. In order to prevent

leadership positions. Ensuring we

adverse impacts on people, we will

support parents and flexible

proactively practise human rights

working policies.

Occupational injuries and illness

meaningful engagement with our

for all. Addressing and removing

prevent all forms of forced labour in

due diligence.

Worker voice

Occupational health and safety

Protecting our people and striving for the highest standards of health and safety, to avoid workplace accidents and injuries.


ENHANCE H E A LT H A N D WELLBEING

Hygiene and worker welfare

Local Communities

Nutrition

Health and Wellbeing Innovation


ENHANCE H E A LT H A N D WELLBEING

Hygiene and worker welfare

Health and Wellbeing

Local Communities Nutrition Local community engagement

Health and hygiene for workers in our supply chains

Positive impact on our local communities Chariable work and donations

Access to clean drinking water Appropriate sanitation and washing facilities

Ensuring we have a positive impact on communities around our operations. Engaging with local

Improving sanitation, hygiene and ensuring access to clean drinking water for all workers in our supply chains.

causes that matter to them.

Innovation

Work-life balance Promoting sustainable diets and increasing fruit and vegetable consumption

Healthy and active lifestyles

Supporting healthy eating and education

Supporting the physical, social

Product formulation reducing sugar, salt, fat etc

employees so they can thrive both

communities to understand and respond to their needs, and support

Employee physical, social and mental wellbeing

Varietal and product development Sustainable agricultural technology

and mental wellbeing of our at work and at home.

Advancing the future of agriculture through technology and varietal

Contributing to healthy and sustainable diets by supplying fresh and nutritious food to meet the needs of our growing global population.

development; to improve yields, nutrition and resilience to expected impacts of climate change.


Contact us

Naomi Pendleton Group Sustainability Director

Jessica Channings

Naomi.Pendleton@amfresh.com + 44 7766 508345 naomi-pendleton-86430117

Group Sustainability Performance & Reporting Manager Jessica.Channings@amfresh.com + 44 7966 738152 jessica-channings-4a109565

Alessa Rigal Group Head of Human Rights & Ethics Alessa.Rigal@amfresh.com +44 7966 738160 alessa-rigal-74881019


P R O T E C T I N G T H E G O O D N E S S O F N AT U R E FOR A NEW HORIZON OF FRESH

AM FRESH GROUP PUBLISHED JULY 2020

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