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Goals Update

We’ve set ambitious goals that hold us accountable for meaningful and measurable progress.

Goal Status Progress to Date
Empowering people, Customers and Communities
Goal: Build a highly engaged team with a 10% increase in retention Status: Achieved Progress to Date: Recorded a 1% increase in retention from FY2019 to FY2020 as a result of measures to promote a culture of safety and caring
Goal: Create a safe workplace by reducing OSHA recordables 10% year-over-year Status: Performing at or above target Progress to Date: Reduced OSHA recordables 17% from FY2019 to FY2020
Goal: Aspire to offer English as a second language and financial literacy training to all employees Status: Performing at or above target Progress to Date: Upward Academy is currently available to team members in 59 locations, and a virtual version of our financial literacy program was developed in FY20 and will be piloted in 2021
Goal: Offer protein and food products that consumers want Status: Performing at or above target Progress to Date: Launched 355 new products in 2020 and invested $98 million in R&D
Status: Performing at or above target Progress to Date: Expanded Raised & Rooted™ plant based protein nuggets to Europe, making Tyson Foods the largest U.S. meat producer to enter the growing alternative protein segment with its own products
Goal: Share our products with those who fight hunger and enable food access Status: Performing at or above target Progress to Date: 30+ million pounds of food donated, valued at $65 million
     
Conserving Natural Resources and Protecting Our Planet
Goal: Reduce greenhouse gases (GHG) 30% by 2030 Status: Performing at or above target Progress to Date: Established road map and working toward achieving Science Based Target initiative (SBTi) approved GHG reduction target
Status: Performing at or above target Progress to Date: Making progress by setting facility-level energy and emissions targets and investing in a more fuel-efficient fleet
Goal: Reduce water intensity 12% by 2020 Status: Achieved Progress to Date: Decreased 7.7% since FY2015 (baseline)
     
innovating Smart, Responsible Agriculture
Be a leader in animal welfare through research, innovation and transparent communication Status: Performing at or above target Reported our progress on six key welfare indicators for broiler chickens and cattle & hogs
Status: Performing at or above target Progress to Date: Completed first Global Welfare Assessment of all poultry, beef and pork supply chains
Status: Performing at or above target Progress to Date: Earned the Professional Animal Auditor Certification Organization (PAACO®) certification for our FarmCheck® audit program for all poultry across our U.S. vertically integrated supply chain
Status: Performing at or above target Progress to Date: Conducted innovative research and shared findings on environmental enrichments and lighting for broiler chickens
Goal: Increase sustainable land stewardship practices on 2 million acres of row crop corn by 2020 Status: Achieved Progress to Date: Enrolled 408,000 acres of land