Expressed in Minerva Foods' mission, sustainability is an essential component in the strategic implementation of business and corporate governance.
From the source of the raw material to the customer's table, the Company assumes a pioneering position regarding this area. Sustainable livestock practices discipline the social, environmental and economical commitment to the production value, processing and distribution chains of quality foods.
Minerva Foods is the only company of its sector, in Latin America, to be recognized by the International Finance Corporation of the World Bank Group, for acting with sustainable practices and generating value for an entire productive chain.
In order to strengthen transparency in its activities, achievements, challenges and results, Minerva Foods publishes a Sustainability Report since 2011.
The Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) publication standards is guideline for the report and the most relevant issues are brought by the stakeholders.
Access the report and learn more about Minerva Foods:
Report 2016Sustainability Report 2016
Report 2015Sustainability Report 2015
Report 2014Sustainability Report 2014
Report 2013Sustainability Report 2013
Report 2012Sustainability Report 2012
Report 2011Sustainability Report 2011
The company's raw material origination criteria ensure that the farm and supplier partners are not related to works similar to slavery; field violence and agrarian conflicts; embargoed areas; conservation units and environmentally protective areas; indigenous lands and deforestation in the Amazon.
The origination monitoring system checks all the cattle purchased by the company in Brazil, in a daily basis, using official lists and geospatial data generated by INPE (National Institute for Spatial Research). For more information, access our sustainability report.
The origination calendar for purchases made by our suppliers, in Pará state, is available.
Pacts for the development of livestock in Brazil
In order to ensure its transparency, Minerva Foods annually publishes the results of a third-party auditing performed on the raw material origination monitoring system.
Access the audit reports of the Livestock Public Commitment: