ESG governance and reporting centre

Reporting transparently on the environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues that affect our business and that our business creates, plays a vital role in delivering our strategy. It helps us to manage ESG risks, seize opportunities and promote sustainable development everywhere we live, work, source and sell.

ESG governance and reporting centre

Reporting approach, standards and ratings

Esg Reporting Approach

ESG reporting approach

To achieve our ambition to be one of the best performing, most trusted and respected consumer products companies in the world, we need to make sure we are doing business the right way from grain to glass.

Our ESG reporting approach
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Governance and engagement

To ensure our success in achieving our 'Society 2030: Spirit of Progress' targets, we use both internal and external regulatory frameworks.

ESG governance


Our 'Society 2030: Spirit of Progress action plan builds on our successful ESG track record, focusing on the material issues which matter most to our business, our stakeholders and partners and the wider world.

Materiality approach
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Sustainability ratings and rankings

Sustainability ratings and rankings help us to improve our performance.

Awards and rankings

Grain to glass ambitions

Society 2030: Targets and Performance

We have been addressing our most material issues for a long time and our Society 2030 action plan builds on our successful ESG track record.

Targets and Performance

2020 sustainability and
responsibility achievements

Our 2020 targets built and expanded on the foundations laid by our previous 2015 targets. They also helped form our latest 10-year ESG action plan, 'Society 2030: Spirit of Progress'.

View our achievements

If you’d like to get in touch with our Global Spirit of Progress team, please email