Creating Shared Value

Enhancing quality of life and contributing to a healthier futureEvery day, we touch the lives of billions of people: from the farmers who grow our ingredients and the families who enjoy our products; to the communities where we live and work; and the natural environment upon which we all depend.

Where we make an impact

Driven by our company purpose to enhance quality of life and contribute to a healthier future, we have defined three overarching ambitions which will guide our work towards achieving our 2020 commitments and supporting the achievement of the UN Sustainable Development Goals. Our efforts in these areas are supported through 42 commitments.

50 million
children live healthier lives

Individuals and families
Help to improve
30 million
livelihoods in communities directly connected to our business activities
Strive for
environmental impact in our operations


How we do business

Guided by our values rooted in respect, we work alongside partners to create shared value – contributing to society while ensuring the long-term success of our business. We call this Creating Shared Value, and we embed it in everything we do.