Growing a sustainable future
Our approach to Kaitiakitanga
To grow a healthier and more sustainable future, our Kaitiakitanga framework has three key pillars, each with its own aspirations and targets.
Targets & Goals
A total recordable injury rate (TRIFR) less than 5
Progress: A decrease to 8.8, equating to a 16.2% reduction towards the target
Robust infrastructure to promote inclusion and diversity
Progress: Became a member of Diversity Works and completed a stocktake
Inclusive leadership that reflects the T&G population, supported by mentoring and training emerging leaders and key talent
Progress: Emerging Leaders Programme completed in Hawke’s Bay operations
Non-biased recruiting practices, from advertising to hiring
Progress: 2021 target set to create framework and action plan
Reduce GHG emissions* by 22% (T&G operations)
Progress: 10.2% reduction from the 2017 baseline. This includes reductions achieved from renewable electricity
Reduce energy consumption* by 11% (T&G operations)
Progress: 10.7% reduction in energy, closing in on our target
Polybags, punnets and PLU (price look up code) solutions introduced, aligned to T&G packaging guidelines
Progress: Guidelines introduced for own-brand packaging
Donate and/or supply unharvested produce
Progress: Foundational partner of the New Zealand Food Network and established our Fairgrow charity
Sustainable Development Goals
We’re proud of the contribution we’re making towards achieving the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (UN SDGs). We’ve chosen to align with 9 of their 17 goals.
We’re growing a safe, healthy and passionate team, where everyone’s empowered to be their best and thrive.
Our safe and sustainable produce value chain provides nutrition to our customers and consumers, and enhances livelihoods.