“We are honored to be recognized as an outstanding corporate citizen for our efforts,” said Julie H. Craven, vice president of corporate communications at Hormel Foods. “Corporate responsibility is true team effort at Hormel Foods — it is something we focus on and it represents our work in the areas of people, process, performance, products and philanthropy.”
According to the magazine, the list documents 298 data points of disclosure and performance measures from publicly available information in seven categories: environment, climate change, employee relations, human rights, governance, finance and philanthropy. The list ranks the Russell 1000 index.
Hormel Foods publicly discloses information about its dedication to corporate responsibility each year through the Hormel Foods Corporate Responsibility Report and several other initiatives. The 2012 report will be released in May.
Visit www.hormelfoods.com/csr to learn more about corporate responsibility and sustainability at Hormel Foods and to view the 2011 Hormel Foods Corporate Responsibility Report.