Ardent Mills Announces 'Nourish: Intention & Impact', New Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Strategy
The company's fiscal year 2023 ESG Report summarizes new strategy and goals across four key pillars: Communities, People, Planet and Ingredients
DENVER, Nov. 30, 2023 /CNW/ -- Ardent Mills, the premier flour-milling and ingredient company, today announced the release of its fiscal year 2023 (FY23) ESG report. Aligned to Ardent Mills' ESG framework, Nourish: Intention & Impact, the report outlines new time-bound goals that cover all aspects of the business, as well as achievements and new programs from the last fiscal year.
"At Ardent Mills, our core values of trust, serving, simplicity and safety guide our commitment to nourish what's next. We progress towards this when we enact people-centered business practices," said Dan Dye, CEO, Ardent Mills. "Our new ESG strategy underscores our continued dedication to intentional and impactful change – both within Ardent Mills and our surrounding communities. I am humbled by the progress demonstrated in our FY23 ESG Report and I am reminded of our commitment to create a more sustainable and prosperous future for all."
FY23 highlights across Nourish: Intention & Impact include:
The Planet pillar focuses on the responsible management of natural resources across energy, water, waste, and overall opportunities for operational efficiencies.
*Percentage calculation reflects directly sourcing of renewable energy and retaining related renewable energy credits (RECs), participation in community solar projects and purchase of replacement RECs.
"Our FY23 ESG report serves as a benchmark in our continuous journey towards being responsible corporate citizens, both celebrating the progress we've achieved while charting our path forward," said Phoenix Dugger, Senior Manager of ESG, Ardent Mills. "Guided by Nourish: Intention & Impact, we continue to drive innovation, promote sustainability, and nurture a future that reflects our commitment to social and environmental responsibility."
To learn more about the company's ESG initiatives, visit the Ardent Mills ESG page.
About Ardent Mills
Ardent Mills is committed to transforming how the world is nourished. As the premier flour-milling and ingredient company, we cultivate the future of plant-based solutions to help our customers and communities thrive. We operate in more than 40 locations that specialize in flour, quinoa, pulses, and organic and gluten-free products that drive emerging nutrition and innovation across plant-based ingredients. Our holistic portfolio empowers us to meet the complex needs of customers today while focusing on the growing needs of tomorrow's consumer. Deeply rooted in communities throughout North America, we operate in Canada, the US and Puerto Rico with company headquarters in Denver, Colorado. We employ more than 100 certified millers and support thousands of local jobs that contribute billions of dollars to local economies – helping our people, our customers, and families everywhere flourish. To learn more about our mission and our solutions, visit ardentmills.com.
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