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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. Through our food processing technologies, we design and manufacture solutions that enhance our customers’ success and improve their sustainability performance. 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 designing safe and waste-smart packaging solutions or maximizing shelf life and yield, JBT is engineering solutions today that are moving our world toward a more sustainable tomorrow. We are creating Sustainable Solutions for a Growing World.

Our ESG Pillars

Empowering Productivity

Empowering Productivity

For over a century, JBT has been breaking barriers in the food and beverage industry by offering high-quality, technologically advanced, and reliable solutions. Learn more.

Empowering Efficiency

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Our strategy is to engage our employees to foster a diverse, equitable, and inclusive culture, creating an environment where people feel they belong and are inspired to succeed. Learn more.

Empowering Potential

Empowering Potential

We regularly seek opportunities to reduce our carbon footprint, optimize our resources, and give new life to what would otherwise go to waste. Learn more.

Aligning with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (UN SDGs)

The UN SDGs include 17 ambitious goals aimed at creating a more sustainable future for all. Based on our areas of expertise, strategic priorities, and key material topics, we have the biggest potential to contribute in the following areas:


Associations & Memberships

At JBT, we recognize the importance of collaboration in addressing global environmental challenges. Joining forces with associations and memberships in the sustainability space allows us to share knowledge, leverage resources, and work collectively towards a greener future. In recent times, we have joined and actively collaborated with several notable initiatives and organizations:

Carbon Footprint Seal from the Spanish Environment Ministry: As a proud participant in this program, we are committed to measuring, reducing, and offsetting our carbon emissions. By obtaining the Carbon Footprint Seal for our JBT Group in Spain, we demonstrate our dedication to transparency in our environmental impact and our ongoing efforts to minimize our carbon footprint.

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Support the Goals Initiative: This initiative aims to encourage businesses to align their practices with the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). By joining the Support the Goals Initiative, JBT reaffirms our commitment to contributing to the global effort in achieving these essential targets and creating a more sustainable world.

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Terra Carta Supporters Initiative: Launched by His Royal Highness (HRH) The Prince of Wales, the Terra Carta initiative provides a roadmap for businesses to move towards a more sustainable future. As a Terra Carta supporter, JBT is dedicated to integrating sustainability into every aspect of our business, from our operations to the solutions we provide to our customers.

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World Climate Foundation: By partnering with the World Climate Foundation, we join a network of organizations committed to accelerating the transition to a low-carbon, climate-resilient global economy. Through this collaboration, JBT gains access to valuable resources, insights, and networks that enable us to enhance our sustainability efforts and drive positive change.

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These partnerships and memberships underscore our commitment to fostering a collaborative approach in addressing the world’s most pressing environmental challenges. By working together with other like-minded organizations, we can amplify our impact and create a brighter, more sustainable future for generations to come.

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