Sustainability Commitments

We are actively committed to creating solutions that are better for people, society and the planet. Our sustainability goals are reflected in our stories, reports and initiatives.

Kerry's commitments

Our evolving approach reflects the systemic nature of the sustainability challenges we face and we’ve launched our 2030 commitments to address these more holistically. To learn more about our work in specific communities, scroll down to the Better for society section, which details our initiatives in Honduras, Madagascar, Burundi and beyond.


We will provide nutrition solutions that help maintain good health. Our commitment:

  • To reach over two billion people with sustainable nutrition solutions by 2030


We will drive climate action in our operations and supply chain, reducing emissions in line with climate science to limit global warming to 1.5 degrees celsius. Our commitment:

  • Emissions reduction of 55% across our operations by 2030
  • Reducing emissions intensity 30% across our supply chain  by 2030
  • 100% Renewable electricity before 2025
  • Water intensity reduction of 15% by 2025

Responsible sourcing

We will engage our suppliers, working with them to drive impact through priority raw material supply chains. Our commitment:

  • 100% of priority raw materials to be responsibly sourced by 2030


We will reduce waste through process optimisation and the recovery of byproducts. Our commitment:

  • 100% plastic packaging to be reusable, recyclable or compostable by 2025
  • Zero waste to landfill by 2025
  • 50% reduction in food waste by 2030


We will continue partnering with others to build a food system that works for everyone. Our commitment:

  • Acting to uphold human rights and engaging with people and communities to help shape a better world

Our sustainability achievements

Learn more about our actions and the results achieved through our Beyond the Horizon sustainability strategy.

Better for society  

WFP participant petting a dairy cow

Partnering with the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) to improve health and nutrition in Gitega, Burundi
Project Amata

project leche

Nourishing sustainable futures with the World Food Programme in Honduras
Project Leche

measuring sustainable vanilla

Partnering to develop better methods of farming, harvesting, curing and grading vanilla beans
Sustainable Vanilla

RAIN Programme

Empowering communities to fight malnutrition in the Tahou Region of Niger
The RAIN Programme

kerry mycommunity

Supporting local communities across the world
MyCommunity Initiative


Encouraging Inclusiveness with Special Olympics
Special Olympics

Kerry MyCommunity programme contributes €2.3m in response to COVID-19

Sustainability policies and statements