We aim to be an accountable leader within our industry, helping to raise the bar on our sector’s performance by regularly tracking and disclosing progress on our commitments and sustainability performance.
Integrating sustainability into the operations of an agribusiness and food company is imperative in today’s business environment. That is why sustainability has become one of Bunge’s strategic pillars for the operations and strategy of our business. It's also the right thing to do — for the environment, for our customers and consumers and for the industry as a whole.
Communication and Engagement
Our approach to accountability is underscored by our ongoing engagement with our stakeholders, which informs our materiality assessment. Engagement with our stakeholders is a key part of Bunge’s sustainability vision, and takes place throughout the year. Our strategies, projects and goals are developed in part by interaction with these identified stakeholder groups, as well as other key value chain partners. We value the inputs received, and diligently seek to enhance our own operations and policies in line with stakeholder expectations.
Bunge operates in hundreds of communities around the world. We try to enhance our relationship with local communities by taking part in activities and other engagement programs as a way to support the wellbeing and growth of our neighbors. We contribute to their well-being through employment and investments, through our work with local associations, and through employee volunteer activities. Learn more about social responsibility activities and projects here.
We believe that transparency into our supply chains is an important way to build trust in our company, and to help lead the industry forward.
Since 2016 we have been publishing regular updates about traceability and our non-deforestation commitment within our Grains & Oilseeds platform. We are the only company in our sector to produce these reports and over this length of time. Click to read previous reports from December 2016; May & September 2017; March & October 2018; and March & October 2019.
Our most recent report was published in April 2020, and showcases monitoring progress over the previous four years. In addition, we publish quarterly dashboards on our palm oil supply chain through Bunge Loders Croklaan. View the latest palm oil dashboard here.
- Environmental Policy
- Global Safety & Health Policy
- Labor Policy
- Land Use and Biodiversity Policy
- Grains & Oilseeds Commitment
- Palm Oil Sourcing Policy
- Sustainability Policy
- Global Sustainability Report 2019
- Global Sustainability Report 2018
- Global Sustainability Report - Bunge South America (en) 2019
- CDP 2019: Climate - Forests - Water
- Global Sustainability Report 2016