Water use has increased as a salient issue for producers over the last few years. In addition, key issues include reducing waste - directly and by working with business customers - and transport considerations, particularly in terms of efficiencies and emissions.
Strategy and approach
Across the board a mixed approach to leadership is revealed, with some of the most sophisticated approaches to leadership, and some just beginning to think through the issues.
All of the participant food & beverage producers in 2014 had completed formal risk and opportunity processes in the context of global mega-trends, and a significant number have assessed the economic value that CR brings to their business.