Sao Paulo, July 19, 2019 – On June 27, the JBS Legal Department won the silver medal in the “Best Brazilian Legal Department” category at the 12th International Legal Alliance Summit & Awards held in New York, USA.
The annual event attracts approximately 500 high-ranking legal executives from over 40 countries to discuss and debate current topics and present awards to the top companies.
This is the third consecutive year the team was nominated for the award, which recognizes the best corporate law departments and law firms around the world
For the Company, in addition to the international recognition for its work in one of the world’s most competitive markets, the event is also an opportunity to share experiences with other world-leading law departments and firms.
JBS also sat on panels ranging from Corporate and Commercial Disputes, represented by the Company’s legal executive director, Adriano Ribeiro, and from New Case Trends, with Lúcio Martins, the Company’s legal manager.
JBS is one of the world’s leading food industry companies with approximately 230 thousand employees in 15 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 275,000 customers of more than 190 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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