Annual Report 2020

Sustainability Review

Our Beyond the Horizon strategy sets out how we will achieve our ambition to reach over two billion people with sustainable nutrition solutions by 2030, through our industry leading portfolio, innovation expertise, and expanded sustainability commitments, co-creating products that are better for people, society and the planet.


Sustainable Nutrition

We define sustainable nutrition as the ability to provide positive and balanced nutrition solutions that help maintain good health and are created in a way that does not compromise the ability of future generations to meet their nutritional needs.


Key Highlights

1 billion+ We currently reach over one billion consumers with positive and balanced nutrition solutions.
>80% Of our Taste & Nutrition portfolio is already delivering positive or balanced nutrition solutions for over one billion consumers today.
17% Reduction in absolute Scope 1 and 2 emissions versus our 2017 base year.
92% Of waste diverted from landfill.
€282m Invested in research, development and application to ensure we remain at the forefront of sustainable nutrition.
85% Of the packaging we use across our branded and private label consumer products is recyclable.
Better for People

At Kerry, we are ideally placed to help improve the accessibility and availability of healthier foods for all. Through our unique capabilities and solutions portfolio, we co-create products that deliver better nutrition for consumers with no compromise on taste.

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Better for Society

We aim to contribute to a society that is fair and just and where everyone has an equal opportunity to participate. We are committed to living our values and enhancing the lives of all those with whom we engage.

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Better for The Planet

We are focused on ensuring better environmental outcomes across our business, whilst continuing to work with our suppliers and customers to reduce their footprint and in turn create products that provide more sustainable nutrition to consumers.

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The food system has a critical role to play in the achievement of the UN Sustainable Development Goals. As we pursue our Vision for a world of sustainable nutrition, we will continue to contribute to the achievement of these goals.

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