In a recent online survey of 343 food and beverage leaders across quality, operations, safety and R&D roles at large CPG companies in North America, the UK, EMEA, APAC, and LATAM, industry professionals expressed their honest opinions about ESG-compliance food production.
Despite the challenges surrounding this topic, most food and beverage brands indicated a strong desire to embrace environmental, social, and corporate governance (ESG) objectives with many seeking the ability to stand behind claims to ensure that ingredients in their supply chains are properly sourced and labeled.
Navigating a path to sustainability
“We applaud the willingness of brands and manufacturers to foster and uphold ethical and sustainable practices, and their commitment to ‘walk the talk’ to prevent products from hitting the shelves that don’t align with ESG goals,” says Paul Bradley, senior director, product marketing. “Our report shows that even with good intentions, actually delivering on ESG promises across the business demands unwavering dedication.”
To see more insights on industry demands for supply chain transparency and compliance guidance, access the full article from Food Logistics. You can also download an infographic on “The State of ESG Compliance for the F&B Industry here.