Vestey Holdings (VHL) is a fourth-generation family business, involved primarily in the global food industry. We are building upon the legacy of previous generations, and, today, we aspire to develop people, businesses and communities. Our business purpose is to be exemplary owners of these enterprises so that they can flourish for decades to come.
We have a responsibility – both collectively and individually in the business – to enhance our local communities by making them a better place to live and work now and in the future. This responsibility extends to the environments, landscapes and communities in our value chains as we recognise the environmental impacts of our business models.
The purpose of this policy is to identify VHL’s environmental impacts, set targets to reduce them, report on our progress and ensure our staff are aware of the potential impacts of their individual and collective actions and business decisions upon the environment.
Our commitment across all business units is to:
This policy applies to all VHL and subsidiary business unit operations and the colleagues and contractors who work on them.
We will transparently report our activities and progress through the VHL annual reports and accounts.
Approved by the Board: July 2023
Updated: November 2023
For review: July 2024