A large scale assessment of Chr. Hansen’s entire product portfolio with more than 3,000 products shows that 82% have a direct positive contribution to the UN Global Goals for Sustainable Development no. 2, 3 and 12 by promoting sustainable agriculture, improving global health and reducing food waste.
The UN Global Goals have been adopted by all UN member states in 2015 and set the direction for how to address the world’s biggest challenges over the next 15 years.
External assurance of data
The methodology, documentation and final conclusions of Chr. Hansen’s assessment have gone through a limited assurance process, in accordance with ISAE 3000, by the international accounting company PwC.
A practical guide to assess impact
To assess where Chr. Hansen has the biggest impact, a prescreening was made, matching all 17 goals and 169 targets with Chr. Hansen’s business impact and potential opportunity.
The report “Let’s grow our future. Naturally. How ingredients contribute to the UN Global Goals” outlines our five-step approach we developed in order to measure our impact our contribution to the UN Global Goals.
Let’s do more than envision a sustainable future. Let’s create one.
This report should be seen as an extension to our annual Sustainability report which addresses our potential negative environmental and social impacts as a global production company. Our annual sustainability report is publicly available.