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Environmental, Social & Governance (ESG) at JBT

JBT’s purpose, vision, and values anchor our work, from core business operations to research and development to internal teamwork and collaboration. This also includes sustainability and responsibility, which are essential to how we do business. We embed these principles into the solutions we offer to customers and extended them to our own operations. Together, they form a unifying framework that helps keep everyone at JBT focused on fortifying the future of food.

Learn More About Our ESG Strategy

Sustainability and responsibility are essential to how we do business. We’ve embedded these principles into the solutions we offer to customers and extended them to our own operations through our Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) strategy.

Our ESG strategy focuses on three key pillars that help us have a positive impact on our planet, workforce, communities, and, ultimately, our business. These pillars, and related ESG commitments and actions, help fuel our actions to fortify the future of food.

Customer Solutions

We are evolving our product line to deliver long-lasting solutions that enable customers to meet production needs while reducing their environmental footprint. Learn more.

Estimated Revenue

Estimated product revenue from equipment that delivers environmental benefits

Water Optimization

Water Optimization

Packaging Waste Reduction

Equipment Refurbishment & Retrofits

Emission Reduction

Emissions Reduction

Food Waste Reduction

Food Waste Reduction

Emission Reduction

Emerging Food & Nutrition

People & Communities

We are investing in a workplace that centers on Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging (DEIB), and we prioritize career growth for all JBT employees. Learn more.

Global Retention

Global Retention

Average Retention

Years Average Tenure

Received external recognition from a well-known benchmarking publication for our efforts to create a workplace that supports women and fosters a diverse and inclusive culture.

Workforce Composition

Leadership Composition

Responsible Operations

We are optimizing our facilities to use energy, water, and other resources efficiently, while maintaining strict safety standards for our workforce. Learn more.

Recordable Indicent Rate

Total Recordable Incident Rate

Lost Time Incident Rate

Lost Time Incident Rate

Scope 1 & 2 GHG Emissions
(Metric Tons C02e)

Water Withdrawal
(Millions of Gallons)

Prior-year metrics have been restated due to the divestiture of our AeroTech business in 2023. We have also made improvements in data collection methods and added additional locations to our reporting footprint. Estimates are used for a small percent of missing data to ensure completeness.

Our waste reduction efforts worldwide in 2023 helped divert


million pounds of waste from landfills.

Due to changes in our GHG boundary application, we have included data for our corporate jet to our energy source footprint. Vehicle fleet data as well as fugitive emissions will be included in our 2024 ESG Report.


We’re committed to operating the right way—for the sake of our customers, employees, and all other stakeholders. Learn more.

Board Representation

Of Board Members are women or people of color

Sustainability Survey

Suppliers received sustainability survey

$9+ million

Spent with diverse suppliers in North America in 2023

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