Environmental, Social & Governance (ESG) at JBT

JBT’s purpose is to help our customers succeed in the marketplace by giving them solutions to make better use of the world’s precious resources. Optimizing the use of natural resources means doing business responsibly and wisely. We help our customers achieve both through automation, electrification, and efficiency. Whether it’s providing zero-emissions equipment at an airport or maximizing food yield in a processing facility, JBT is engineering solutions today that are moving our world toward a more sustainable tomorrow – we are Making it BETTER.

Brian Deck Quote

Make it

Our food and aero technologies represent scores of different products across a wide variety of applications. A common attribute, however, is their ability to help customers use natural resources more efficiently.

Total Revenue Breakdown

Total Revenue Breakdown


of product revenue generated is from environmentally beneficial products and services

Every 1M

trays sealed with Proseal equipment saves up to 10 tons of plastic


goal of total ground support sales to be electric powered by 2023


engineering hours spent on AeroTech green products

Featured on EARTH

A number of JBT sustainable solutions have been featured on the television docu-series EARTH, which airs in the U.S. and Canada. This episode covered how combatting food waste helps address world hunger and climate change.


“JBT has helped us identify and develop solutions, in line with our sustainability goals, around the most efficient way to run our chillers, steamers, and freezers.”

— Mark Anderson, Chief Engineer at Marlow Food’s Stokesley site

Make it

Protecting the environment is not only our responsibility, but also a driver of our success. We apply our technical expertise and passion for relentless improvement to improving our own operations. In doing so, we leave a lighter footprint, reduce operational costs, and authentically deliver on our mission.

Water Footprint Source

“When it comes to sustainability, we encourage our sites to think big but start small and work fast. We hope that will produce significant changes to our processes.”

— Vinicius Candido, HSE Manager in Brazil and Member of the DF&H Sustainability Working Group

Make it

Our talented, diverse workforce is what enables us to provide the very best products and services to our customers. We value our people and encourage collaboration, and continuous improvement, while providing an exciting work environment.

Employees were asked:
“What words would you use to describe JBT’s culture?”

ESG Word Cloud

Headcount by Generation

Headcount Generation

Learn about what it is like to work at our AeroTech facility in Orlando, Florida.


Total Recordable Incident Rate 125% lower than 2020 BLS industry averages


Lost Workday Incident Rate 143% lower than 2020 BLS industry averages




Net New Hire Ratio


National Merit Scholarships Awarded to date

Make it

Our core values are the foundation for how we conduct business at JBT.


North American Diverse Spend by Division

NA Diverse Spend Division


of our BOD is gender, racially or ethnically diverse




million spent with diverse North American suppliers

“JBT’s Governance and Sustainability Committee of the Board of Directors has oversight over our processes to identify, assess, manage, and disclose climate-related risks and opportunities. They take an active role in the continued evolution of JBT’s ESG strategy and public reporting.”

— James Marvin, Executive Vice President, General Counsel