Since 2015, the Kellogg Company has improved the lives of over 1.3 billion people

Published on: 09 August 2022
Kellogg Better Days

The company is ahead of its ESG goal to create better days for 3 billion people by the end of the year 2030 thanks to initiatives to reduce summer hunger and other activities.

Kellogg began working toward its lofty goal of making life better for three billion people by the year 2030 in 2019. The company is currently in the year 2019. In its most recent global annual ESG report, which is making its debut today on betterdays.kelloggcompany.com,

The company is providing specifics regarding its progress in the areas of environmental, social, and governance (ESG). Since 2015, Kellogg has made life better for more than 1.3 billion people around the world, and the company is proud to say that it is well on its way to achieving its goal.

Kellogg has recently reviewed its environmental, social, and governance (ESG) strategy, and the company has decided to continue moving in the same general direction, albeit with a heightened emphasis on addressing the four significant problems on which it can have the greatest influence. Kellogg'sTM Better Days Promise is to advance sustainable and equitable access to food by addressing issues of wellbeing, hunger, sustainability, and equity, diversity, and inclusion. This will be accomplished by addressing the intersection of these issues.

"Our founder, W.K. Kellogg, believed that part of running a good business was doing good for society,"

said Chairman and CEO Steve Cahillane.

"By purposefully integrating our ESG strategy – our Kellogg's Better Days Promise – into all aspects of our business, we're driving meaningful social impact and business results."

In this report, we highlight some of our accomplishments from 2015 all the way through the end of 2021, including the following:

More than 1.3 billion happier days were made possible. 800 million people nourished with our foods, 219 million people who were facing hunger or a crisis were provided food for Over 445,000 farmers and agronomists were supported, with many of them being women and smallholders There were 106,000 employee volunteer hours logged to address food security issues around the world Kellogg is working to fulfill its Promise through a variety of strategies, such as donating to summer meal programs.

Young brothers and sisters get up early every day and make a beeline from their apartment to the Othello Playground, which is located in the southeast corner of Seattle, Washington, United States. Not only do they eat breakfast and lunch at the park, but they also take part in activities such as sports, arts and crafts, and games that are organized by volunteers working with a program sponsored by the United Way of King County. They make the most of the time they would otherwise have to spend at home by themselves while their single mother is at work by going to the park for three to four hours.

13 million children in the United States wake up every morning unsure of whether or not they will have food to eat. For these children, who frequently rely on breakfast clubs and school meal programs, summer can be the hungriest time of year. It is essential to provide financial assistance to summer meal sites like the one in Seattle.

"Our company has achieved strong ESG results as we work toward our promise to advance sustainable and equitable access to food by addressing the intersection of wellbeing, hunger, sustainability and equity, diversity and inclusion,"

said Kris Bahner, senior vice president, Global Corporate Affairs.

"Together with our partners, we envision a day where people are fed and fulfilled, where our planet thrives, and where there is a place at the table for everyone."

Kellogg's ESG strategy, known as the Better Days Promise, includes the following commitments from the company:

Providing food for one billion people around the world. Providing food for 375 million hungry people. Taking care of both people and the environment, including providing assistance to one million farmers and agronomists, the majority of whom are women and smallholders. ensuring that our workforce is equitable, diverse, and inclusive of all individuals. This includes our long-term goals of achieving gender parity at the management level by the end of the year 2025 and increasing the percentage of underrepresented talent at the management level to 25% by the end of the same year. Getting one and a half billion people involved in advocating for equitable and sustainable food access.

Source: Kellogg newsroom

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