Medellín, September 13, 2019. For the first time in its history, Grupo Nutresa is the most sustainable food company, according to the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI) 2019, the results of which were disclosed today by RobecoSAM, reporting excellence in corporate practices around health and nutrition, development of its human capital, materiality, tax strategy, operational eco-efficiency, corporate citizenship and philanthropy, packaging, water-related risks, and environmental report.
In 2019, the DJSI evaluation was conducted on 84 companies from the food industry, which were evaluated according to their corporate practices in the different dimensions of sustainability. The permanence in this Index for nine consecutive years evidences the commitment, leadership and work consistent of Grupo Nutresa’s team, seeking competitiveness and adopting the best sustainability practices.
Carlos Ignacio Gallego, Grupo Nutresa CEO, stated in this regard: “Being the most sustainable food company in the DJSI World Index shows a conscious, transcendent action, centered on people to generate economic development and social progress, respecting the planet. We are approaching our first century with the conviction that sustainability is a corporate capacity that allows us to remain in time and ensure value for all our related groups, building A Future Together.”