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US Foods Releases 2023 Sustainability Report; Martha Ha Comments

US Foods Releases 2023 Sustainability Report; Martha Ha Comments


ROSEMONT, IL
Thursday, May 30th, 2024

US Foods released its 2023 Sustainability Report yesterday morning. Within the report, the foodservice distributor detailed momentum across its strategic focus areas: Products, People, and Planet.

Martha Ha, Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Sustainability Lead, US Foods“We are committed to being a responsible company that is both environmentally and socially conscious,” said Martha Ha, Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Sustainability Lead. “I am proud of the meaningful progress the company has made throughout 2023 against our three strategic sustainability focus areas: innovating and differentiating our products; creating a safe, diverse, and inclusive workplace and supporting our communities; and improving the efficiency of our fleet and facilities. Looking forward, we are well positioned to advance our sustainability efforts as we continue to collaborate with our customers, suppliers, and other stakeholders.”

Underneath the Products pillar, US Foods has grown its portfolio of products, maintained year-over-year growth of its local and sustainable product offerings, and introduced a new private label.

US Foods released its 2023 Sustainability Report, outlining its attention to Products, People, and PlanetUnderneath the People pillar, US Foods noted several wins. According to a press release, the company enhanced diversity and inclusion commitments by growing participation in the company’s 10 Employee Resource Group programs and increased its workforce and leadership diversity by filling 51 percent of new or open leadership roles with diverse candidates.

Underneath the Planet pillar, US Foods hopes to improve the efficiency of its facilities and fleet to reduce the environmental footprint of its operations. So far, US Foods has reduced Scope 1 and Scope 2 emissions by 6 percent since 2019 and invested in alternative fuel vehicles.

For more of an in-depth breakdown of each pillar, click here.

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