Nelson-Jameson Sets New ESG Goals for Sustainability

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Nelson-Jameson, a prominent distributor in the food processing industry, has announced its increased commitment to corporate sustainability initiatives.

The organisation has established specific targets within its Environmental, Sustainability, and Governance (ESG) framework and meticulously tracks its progress using an all-encompassing internal scorecard that spans various categories.

Moreover, Nelson-Jameson has undergone the rigorous EcoVadis sustainability assessment, a third-party evaluation, for the past two years and is thrilled to reveal a remarkable 34% rise in its year-over-year sustainability score.

For decades, Nelson-Jameson has embodied the ethos of a "golden-rule company," characterised by its unwavering dedication to fostering a culture grounded in honesty, integrity, and compassion. The company upholds its commitment to ethical operations while respecting people, the community, and the environment. Its increased investment in ESG goals is a natural extension of this enduring cultural foundation.

Matthew Bartkowiak, Vice President of Corporate Responsibility and Development at Nelson-Jameson, emphasises the company's long-standing leadership in the industry when it comes to stewardship and community best practices.

He states, "ESG goals are woven into the fabric of our day-to-day operations, and we take pride in our continuous improvement as demonstrated by the year-over-year progress in our EcoVadis Business Sustainability Index rating."

EcoVadis, recognised as the world's preeminent provider of global business sustainability ratings, maintains a vast network comprising over 100,000 rated companies of diverse sizes.

Companies opt to proactively participate in the EcoVadis Business Sustainability Index, receiving a comprehensive overall score compared to all rated entities as well as specific sub-scores that gauge performance relative to industry peers and competitors.

In the current assessment cycle, Nelson-Jameson achieved an overall score of 47, aligning closely with the global average rating for all assessed companies, which stands at 50.3. Notably, in sub-categories such as Ethics and Labour and Human Rights, Nelson-Jameson surpassed the average with a score of 60 in each category.

Internally, Nelson-Jameson has laid out quantifiable objectives in key areas such as reducing greenhouse gas emissions, sourcing sustainably from suppliers, and making meaningful investments in the community. The company is committed to participating in the annual EcoVadis Business Sustainability Index assessment to track its progress continuously.

Nelson-Jameson anticipates releasing its ESG annual report in January. By sharing its yearly advancements, the company underscores its dedication to advancing its ESG objectives, which encompass a wide spectrum from ensuring food safety and quality to promoting sustainable supplier practices.

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