Sustainable development is the management framework of Grupo Nutresa, and in this sense is committed to contributing to the development of an economic model that goes hand in hand with social development, generating benefits for all of its stakeholders and in equilibrium with the environment.
Sustainable development is the guide for action in Grupo Nutresa and frames its short–, medium– and long–term strategy.
It is an ability that allows us to consistently prosper and progress economically, and contribute to social development in balance with the environment. In this regard, risks are managed; opportunities are capitalized on; our value chain, the quality of products, experiences and services are continuously strengthened; and excellence in corporate governance practices is sought
This commitment was recognized by being included, for the sixth consecutive year, in the Dow Jones World Sustainability Index (DJSI) and the Emerging Markets Index 2016, and – for the third year – receiving the RobecoSAM “Silver Category” distinction in the Sustainability Yearbook 2017. Thus, Grupo Nutresa is consolidated as the second best company in the food sector in the world for its sustainability management, achieving maximum performance in measurement variables such as risk and crisis management, codes of business conduct, water related risks, packaging, environmental reporting, raw material sourcing, indicators of labor practices and human rights, customer relationship management, health and nutrition and social reporting.
According to the best practices in sustainability, during 2015 the Materiality Matrix was updated,
in order to better understand the particularities of the businesses and the geographical areas in which Grupo Nutresa operates, taking into account the expectations and needs of our stakeholders, finding elements to involve their priorities in our strategy.
The Company actively participated in the discussion of the new Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the role of the companies to contribute to their achievement. For this reason, Grupo Nutresa joined the Private Sector Advisory Group of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals and the Corporate Leadership Group, created through the initiative of the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI), which seeks to promote a global discussion on sustainability reports with a look to 2025.
In 2016, we were awarded with the recognition ALAS20 Leading Company in Sustainability Leading Company in Investor Relations and ALAS20 Colombia Company, thanks to the consistency and excellent level of public disclosure of information about our practices regarding investor relations, sustainable development and corporate governance.
Stakeholder engagement model
It is very important to align our strategies with the needs of the environment and related groups, that is why we have an engagement model that allows us to serve and meet the concerns of these.
To promote an environment of trust among shareholders, investment analysts and the general public, through transparent, timely communication in order to provide relevant, reliable information for investment decision making.
Quarterly investors conference
Integrated annual report
Shareholders’ Annual Assembly
Ethics Hotline. Permanently
Social Networks. Permanently
To promote harmonious relationships to increase productivity in challenging, safe and inclusive work environments where collaboration is encouraged and employee development and progress are guaranteed.