IRVING, Texas, September 26, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Darling Ingredients Inc. (NYSE: DAR) has released its 2022 ESG Report, which provides a detailed overview of the company’s progress towards key environmental, social and governance goals in 2021.
“The world is at a tipping point that will fuel creativity and innovation as we continue to decarbonize,” he said Randall C Stuewe, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. “Our ESG report describes how Darling Ingredients continues to innovate, repurpose and reinvent the future, working with stakeholders to build a better world and contribute to a circular economy.”
Notable achievements in 2021 highlighted in the report include:
establishment of an ESG committee in the board of directors;
invested 25 million dollars in energy and water efficiency improvements;
18% to meet short-term corporate goal of energy intensity per unit of production in collagen/gelatin business;
Produced 372 million gallons of renewable diesel, on track to produce more than 750 million gallons by 2022;
Reducing global water intensity by 1.8%, bringing the company 36% of its 2025 target; and
About half of the Darling properties in areas of water stress returned 47% more water to the environment than they use.
The report aligns with the core standard of the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) and maps the progress of Darling Ingredients to indicators defined by the key United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. For the first time, the report includes information coordinated with the Task Force for Climate Related Financial Disclosures (TCFD).
Darling Ingredients Inc. (NYSE: DAR) is the largest publicly traded company that converts edible by-products and food waste into sustainable products and a leading producer of renewable energy. Recognized as a sustainability leader, the company operates more than 250 plants in 17 countries and converts approximately 15% of the world’s meat industry waste streams into value-added products such as green energy, renewable diesel, collagen, fertilizers, animal proteins and pet meals and nutritional ingredients. To learn more, visit darlingii.com. Follow us on LinkedIn.
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