A Message from
I am proud to introduce our 2019 Sustainability Report—
At Tyson we strive to do good every day, and we start by making the health and safety of our team members our top priority. I am thankful to my colleagues for their work making great food, taking care of the animals entrusted to us, and caring for the planet.
The world has changed significantly in recent months due to COVID-19. In the face of the uncertainties created by this pandemic, the resilience of a safe, nutritious and sustainable food supply has become more important than ever. I’m amazed with the work that happens around the world at Tyson Foods every day, and I’m proud to say that our company is stepping up to help feed the world. We will get through this together.
We publish this report because it promotes transparency in our work, because it increases collaboration, and because it makes us better.
In 2019, we made great progress across our five sustainability focus areas of Environment, Animal Welfare, Food, Workplace, and Community. We publish this report because it promotes transparency in our work, because it increases collaboration, and because it makes us better. It also drives accountability for all and provides context to stakeholders about the sustainability improvements we are realizing as we produce “good food” for people all over the world.
Most importantly, I want to thank everyone with whom we collaborate to advance our sustainability programs and to recognize the dedication of our more than 140,000 team members whose work helps us deliver on our commitments. It takes all of us working together to make progress. We know we can’t do it alone, and we’re thankful to be in it together with all of our partners. Today, there is an increased focus on sustainability and a greater investment for innovation taking place in the food system, unlike anything we’ve ever seen before. I’m optimistic about our shared future.
John Randal Tyson
Chief Sustainability Officer, Tyson Foods