New Code of Ethics and Conduct was the main issue addressed during the course
Sao Paulo, September 6, 2018 – The JBS Compliance area has started training on the new Code of Ethics and Conduct for around 100 executives who work for JBS in the US.
Global director Marcelo Proença said the goal is to educate executives on the program. “I have held various meetings with the US and Australian Compliance teams to align improvement of the global Compliance program”, he said.
In addition to on-site training in the US, executives all took an online course. Plant employees will also be trained by video.
JBS is one of the world’s leading food industry companies with approximately 230 thousand employees in over 20 countries. The Company owns a portfolio of brands that are acknowledged for their excellence and innovation, including Friboi, Moy Park, Pilgrim’s Pride, Primo, Seara, Swift, Gold’n Plump and others, serving over 350,000 customers of more than 150 nationalities worldwide. The company’s focus on innovation also reflects its management approach to related businesses in areas such as leather, biodiesel, collagen, personal hygiene and cleaning products, natural wrappings, solid waste management solutions, metal packaging and transportation. JBS has adopted best sustainability practices throughout its value chain and constantly monitors its suppliers using satellite imagery, georeferenced maps of supplier farms and monitors official data from government agencies; the company also focuses on the highest possible food safety and quality standards. The success of JBS’s operations is closely tied to our Animal welfare practices, which are rigorously applied and have received an increasing share of investments to further improve the Company’s efforts in this area, in line with best practices.
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