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Sustainability Watch - retail giant Delhaize

Sustainability Watch – Megan Hellstedt, Delhaize

Building links with all stakeholders is seen as a vital component in any corporate responsibility strategy but companies vary both in their readiness and their success in doing this. Megan Hellstedt, director of corporate responsibility...

Sustainability Watch – Sylvain Cuperlier, Dole

Sustainability Watch – Sylvain Cuperlier, Dole

Earlier this month, Dole Food Co. announced the creation of an office of corporate responsibility and sustainability “to build on its existing environmental initiatives at company-owned farms around the world”. Ben Cooper asked director of worldwide corporate social responsibility Sylvain Cuperlier why he feels Dole’s approach to corporate sustainability represents a good model and why the recent organisational changes have further strengthened the company in this area.

Sustainability Watch – Dennis Treacy, Smithfield Foods

Sustainability Watch – Dennis Treacy, Smithfield Foods

Being responsible for championing the sustainability strategy of one of the largest meat processors in the world may appear to many an unenviable task. But Dennis Treacy, recently named senior vice president of corporate affairs and chief sustainability officer at Smithfield Foods, relishes the challenge and believes the company has a good story to tell. He spoke with Ben Cooper about his appointment, the company’s achievements to date and future goals.