Our Goals and Progress

(GRI 2-22)

Guided by our internal strategy and the expectations of our stakeholders, we have developed global, companywide sustainability goals across environmental, social and governance topics.
We remain dedicated to achieving these targets and are proud to share the progress we have made to date.

Environment Energy & Emissions Achieve Net-Zero greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 2040
  • 180+ Scope 1 & 2 GHG emissions reduction projects approved for implementation in JBS facilities, totaling more than US$ 123MM in investments
  • US$ 5MM+ approved across 11 partnership projects to further our Scope 3 GHG emissions reduction strategy throughout our value chain
  • Individual JBS businesses around the world are also actively engaged in research endeavors focused on animal welfare, animal nutrition, and farm management, which can reduce GHG emissions through improved efficiencies"
Opportunity Area
Reduce Scope 1 & 2 GHG emission intensity by 30% by 2030 vs. 2019 baseline 5.3% reduction* from 2019 to 2022 On Track
Reach 60% renewable electricity by 2030 and 100% renewable electricity by 2040 45.1% of the electricity used in our operations was renewable in 2022 On Track
Tie senior executive compensation considerations to performance against environmental goals Currently developing a variable compensation policy that includes climate targets for senior executives On Track
Water Reduce water use intensity by 15% by 2030 vs. 2019 baseline 5% increase from 2019 to 2022 Opportunity Area
Social People 30% improvement in Global Safety Index by 2030 vs. 2019-2020 average baseline 40% improvement in 2022 compared to a 2019-2020 average baseline Achieved
Continue providing life-changing development and educational opportunities for team members and their families
  • Enrolled 2000+ team members and/or their children in classes by the end of 2022 to pursue higher education tuition-free through JBS Better Futures; 100+ students completed programs, degrees, or certificates
  • Provided 9,700+ team members in Brazil access to development and training programs in 2022 to improve their professional skills and career opportunities within the company"
On Track
Continue investing in the towns where we operate, boosting team member, family, and community well-being
  • Invested R$ 180MM in the J&F Institute, a Business Education Center, in 2022 to provide free education to 900+ elementary - high school students
  • Approved US$61MM+ in local community investments via 240+ JBS Hometown Strong projects by the end of 2022
  • Donated R$ 536K+ in food donations through the Fazer o Bem Faz Bem project in 2022"
On Track
Animal Welfare & Product Integrity Develop a globally aligned Animal Welfare scorecard and set 2030 targets Continued to deploy our global Animal Welfare Scorecard across recently acquired businesses, such as Huon Aquaculture and Rivalea On Track
Develop a globally aligned Food Safety and Quality Assurance (FSQA) scorecard and set 2030 targets Increased data monitoring across our global FSQA Scorecard and saw year-over-year improvement in 8 out of 11 metrics tracked On Track
Governance Ethics Enhance use of the JBS Ethics Line and responses to cultivate a positive work environment Launched our "Speak Up Campaign" to encourage and promote use of the JBS Ethics Line and other reporting avenues On Track
Compliance Ensure compliance with all legal and regulatory obligations of the company in all jurisdictions in which it does business, and define and promote a culture of ethical business conduct Formed a Global Executive Compliance Committee to oversee continued improvements to our compliance program and promote a companywide culture of ethics and integrity On Track
*Please see Climate for more information on what is included in this calculation