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US Foods Holdings Corp. Issues 2021 Corporate Social Responsibility Report; Kristin Coleman Discusses

US Foods Holdings Corp. Issues 2021 Corporate Social Responsibility Report; Kristin Coleman Discusses


ROSEMONT, IL
Thursday, April 14th, 2022

US Foods Holding Corp. is taking hold of its accountability and responsibility—and demonstrating its strength by laying it all out on the table. Highlighting its progress throughout the pandemic last year, US Foods issued its 2021 Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Report.

Kristin Coleman, General Counsel and Leader of Corporate Social Responsibility, US Foods“At US Foods, sustainability is a business imperative that plays an important role in creating value for our key stakeholders, including our associates, customers, shareholders, and the communities we serve,” said Kristin Coleman, General Counsel and Leader of CSR at US Foods. “Throughout 2021, we advanced our sustainability efforts by making strong progress across our three strategic focus areas—Products, People, and Planet—and investing in additional resources and processes that will help shape our future objectives and long-range plans. The company is energized by our results and the momentum we have created.”

Throughout the 2021 report, US Foods highlighted its progress and the momentum created for the year ahead across its sustainable product offerings, support for associates and communities, and initiatives to reduce the environmental impact of its operations.

According to the release, the 2021 CSR Report uses the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB) Food Retailers & Distributors 2018 Standard, the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD), and the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) Standards.

Highlighting its progress throughout the pandemic last year, US Foods issued its 2021 Corporate Social Responsibility Report

US Foods 2021 CSR Report includes objectives to meet its strategic focus, such as:

  • Products - Providing a growing portfolio of products that offer social or environmental benefits, including growing the number of items to more than 2,300
  • People - Making a positive difference for associates and communities by filling 39 percent of new or open leadership roles by women or people of color. Additionally, the operator awarded more than $1 million in US Foods Scholars program scholarships to more than 50 students since 2017
  • Planet - Improving fleet and facility efficiencies to reduce the company’s environmental footprint. The operator also continued construction of two LEED-certified distribution centers and committed to enhancements to solar arrays at select distribution centers to be completed in 2022

For more information, click here. To view the US Foods 2021 CSR Report, visit here.

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