Annual andSustainability Report2018
Sustainability, commitment and our care for the entire business are some of the themes of the JBS 2018 Annual Sustainability report. Produced in compliance with Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) standards, the publication offers an accounting of our economic, social and environmental performance to all our stakeholders.
Delivering the best
products and servicesfor more than
products and services
JBS, a global food industry leader, has underlined its commitment to generating value for all its stakeholders. Everywhere JBS operates, its teams follow the same Culture, which includes our Mission, Values and Beliefs.
Click here and read the Report for more information on the Company’s global operations.
Compliance and ethicscommitment
“Always Do the Right Thing” is not just the name of JBS’s global Compliance program. It is an attitude that all staff is encouraged to practice day-to-day. In 2017 and 2018, new directors were appointed to lead the compliance area in Brazil, the US and globally to reinforce efforts in this theme.
Click here and find out more about the JBS Ethics Hotline, one of the compliance program’s most important tools, which is now available in 11 languages, and the global Code of Conduct, and Ethics, available for JBS staff and business partners.
Diversified globalbusiness structure
JBS is on a mission to increase business transparency and production sustainability, diversifying segments, brands, products and markets to meet the rising demand for food. JBS’s operational structure is currently based around five principal businesses: beef, poultry, pork, leather and related businesses.
Each business unit has its own specific characteristics.
Click on the icons below to see the value chain and JBS’s business map, as well as each of the main brands in each area.
JBS’s strategy isbased on food
quality and safety
quality and safety
JBS is responsible for providing its customers with high quality food. The Company has implemented many different procedures at all its business units to achieve this recognition and guarantee the highest quality and safety standards, including specialist teams, indicator monitoring, supply chain control and training courses.
Each business unit has a specialist team in food quality and safety.
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INVESTED IN INNOVATION THROUGHOUT 2018.
PILGRIM’S MEXICAN OPERATION LAUNCHED
Innovation fordemanding customers
One of the ways JBS focuses on bringing its customers the best products and services is through innovation. The Company created its Global Innovation Team (GIT) in 2018 to increase information sharing, accelerate innovation through cross-border exchanges and create global platforms to support innovative practices.
Click here to find out more about JBS’s food innovation platforms.
People are keyto JBS’s success
In 2018, JBS continued its training program at all global units. More than 80 thousand team members were involved in training and development initiatives. The Company also invested around R$ 300 million in safety worldwide.
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FOLLOWING THE HURRICANE.
Education: a gateway
JBS is constantly looking at ways it can help local communities grow through social, educational and professional training initiatives. In Brazil, the Germinare Institute provides high quality teaching and the opportunity to train as a Business Management technician. In the US, the Company played a major role in helping rebuild the small city of Marshalltown after it was hit by a hurricane, and in Canada, our investment in the JBS Canada Centre helped build a multisports arena and expanded the local library.
Click here to learn more about JBS’s many other projects and activities worldwide that support social development.
We are committedto animal welfare
JBS invests in regular programs and courses to ensure animals are treated with care throughout its operations. Initiatives implemented across the supply chain are based on the five fundamental animal welfare freedoms.
Click here and read the report to find out more about how the Company operates in each phase of the production chain, monitoring best animal welfare practices.
FIVE FUNDAMENTAL FREEDOMS
RECEIVED ANIMAL WELFARE TRAINING.
Safety and qualityfor everyone
JBS is constantly investing to improve its operational, manufacturing and supply procedures. It not only helps ensure product integrity for end consumers but also improves Team Members safety across the production chain.
Click here to learn about JBS’s accident reduction and integrity initiatives across the production chain.
RECEIVED OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH & SAFETY TRAINING WORLDWIDE.
ACHIEVED BY OUR BRAZILIAN BEEF PROCUREMENT OPERATIONS IN 2017.
Two of JBS’s main sustainability goals are to use water sustainably and reduce the Company’s environmental footprint. JBS invests in projects that aim to maximize efficiency and reduce environmental impacts during product delivery.
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INVESTED IN ENVIRONMENTAL IMPROVEMENTS.
OF WATER REUSED WORLDWIDE. 81% OF ALL CAPTURED WATER WAS TREATED AND RETURNED INTO THE ENVIRONMENT.
R$ 181.7 BN
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Numbers and awards showcasestrong 2018 performance
Last year’s financial results show JBS is on the right track with its investments in quality and innovation. The Company’s net revenue was R$ 181.7 billion, its best ever result.
Click here to see the financial results for each business unit in the past year and the certificates the Company received.