Our Sustainability - It's More than Business

The way that we manage our environment affects our long term economic viability, our image and our reputation as a trustworthy business leader.  
As guardians of the environment for future generations, we all have a stake in protecting it, and promoting best practices which will ensure that our
grandchildren and their children have a healthy and prosperous future.

ANZCO’s commitment to the wise stewardship of the environment:

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Starts on the properties
where our
farmers grow
and nurture
their livestock.

  
Includes the suppliers of processing materials,
through our approved
supplier programme. 
  
Incorporates
the best
practice of contractors
who deliver
the livestock
to our
processing facilities. 
  


Continues at
the accredited processing facilities where
the livestock is converted into foods and healthcare solutions, and other by-products. 

  
Extends to the sustainable transportation
and
packaging of products to
our customers and end users. 
  
Resides with
us as we seek
to be vigilant
in our efforts
to find
creative and progressive solutions that mitigate and minimise any adverse environmental impact.
 

The Steps We’re Taking

  • Implementing a group-wide energy management programme. 

  • Reducing waste of any resource.

  • Regularly tuning combustion plants to ensure air discharges operate within agreed limits.

  • Using environmentally compatible technologies and systems to handle waste.

  • Reducing air travel and our carbon footprint by using video-conferencing and audio-conferencing where possible.

  • Using local/regional suppliers, wherever possible.

  • Consistent and collaborative approach to resource consent monitoring to ensure compliance with local environmental standards.

  • Reducing water use and improving water efficiency in our processing plants.

  • Using lean manufacturing to enhance process efficiencies and ensure continuous improvement.

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