Why The World's Largest Pork Producer Is Breaking New Sustainability Barriers

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Why The World's Largest Pork Producer Is Breaking New Sustainability Barriers

By Tom Murray, Vice President EDF + Business
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Smithfield Foods Chief Sustainability Officer, Stewart Leeth

Thursday, November 30, 2017 - 8:05am

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As head of the Smithfield Foods’ sustainability program, Stewart Leeth focuses on animal welfare, employee relations, environmental stewardship, food safety and quality, and community development.

EDF has been collaborating with Smithfield for several years now to help farmers optimize fertilizer applications to grow grain for animal feed – and I’m inspired to see the progress that has been made in this arena. But I think this past year was likely the busiest ever for Stewart and his team at Smithfield after they made an industry-leading commitment to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

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Keywords: Awards, Ratings & Rankings | Corporate Sustainability Leadership | Smithfield Foods | Stewart Leeth | sustainability barriers

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