A leading financial markets publication recognizes the company’s ESG and investor relations programs, as well as the performance of its leaders
SAO PAULO, August 2, 2022 /CNW/ — JBS won all categories in the ranking of Institutional Investor Latin America Leadership Team Ranking – Food and Beverages Awards. The prize giving is organized by Institutional investor magazine recognized worldwide for its importance in the financial market. JBS beat out 33 other leading companies in the food and beverage industry in Latin Americathat are part of the ranking produced by the publication.
A unanimous winner in the overall Food and Beverages ranking, JBS won individual “Best CEO” awards, along with Gilberto Tomazoni; “Best CFO”, with Guilherme Cavalcanti; and “Best IR Professional”, with Christiane Assis, in charge of investor relations. The company was also recognized in categories such as “Best ESG Program”, “Best IR Team”, “Best IR Program”, “Best Event for Investors and Analysts” and “Crisis Management – Covid-19”.
The result in 2022 is the consolidation of the work of the JBS relations team with the financial market and investors. In the “Best IR Program” and the “Best ESG Program”, the company rose, respectively, from seventh and sixth positions in the 2020 ranking to first place in 2022. In the individual awards, Tomazoni rose from sixth position as the best CEO in the food industry. and the beverage industry ranked first in the same comparative period. The same goes for Cavalcanti, who moved from third to first position.
Elect the best professionals and companies in the financial market of Latin America, Institutional investor magazine surveyed more than 900 professionals, including investors and market analysts who voted on questionnaires from 16 sectors. The full ranking with all sectors and categories can be accessed here.
JBS is the world leader in the production of protein foods. With a global platform diversified by product type (poultry, pork, beef and lamb), the Company has more than 250,000 employees in production units and offices on all continents, in countries such as Brazil, United States, Canadathe UK, Australiaand Chinaamong others. In BrazilJBS is the largest employer in the country, with more than 145,000 employees. Around the world, JBS offers an extensive portfolio of brands recognized for their excellence and innovation: Seara, Swift, Pilgrim’s Pride, Moy parkFirst and just nakedamong many others, which are found every day on the tables of consumers in 190 countries. The Company invests in correlated businesses such as leather, biodiesel, collagen, personal hygiene and cleaning, natural packaging, solid waste management solutions, recycling, metal packaging and transportation, with a focus on the circular economy. JBS conducts its business by prioritizing high quality and food safety, while adopting best practices in sustainability and animal welfare across its entire value chain and, by March 2021 it has made a commitment to become Net Zero by 2040. This means that JBS will net zero the balance of its greenhouse gas emissions, reducing direct and indirect emissions intensity and offsetting all residual emissions. JBS was the first global protein company to make this commitment, with the intention of feeding people around the world in an increasingly sustainable way.
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