Sustainability

2021 Sustainability Report

Our business took action 2021 to advance our sustainability journey and expand the scope of our ambitions, while keeping our people safe, promoting supply chain continuity and helping to achieve global food security. Importantly, we collaborated with multiple partners to raise standards, protect the climate and preserve biodiversity, as we strive to transform the global food system and ensure the ongoing success of our business.

Building Resilience for Sustainable Agriculture

This, our latest annual sustainability report, covers our performance against the five strategic priorities of our sustainability strategy, Meeting Tomorrows’ Demand, and the collective effort made by our employees and partners towards building a more resilience future for agriculture.

"Our business took action 2021 to advance our sustainability journey and expand the scope of our ambitions, while keeping our people safe, promoting supply chain continuity and helping to achieve global food security. Importantly, we collaborated with multiple partners to raise standards, protect the climate and preserve biodiversity, as we strive to transform the global food system and ensure the ongoing success of our business."

In 2021, we made significant progress on supply chain traceability, moved ahead on environmental priorities, and continued to focus on health and safety within our business and supply chains, while striving to improving lives in our communities. In everything we do, we address the issues that matter most to our business and stakeholders.

We remain steadfast in our commitment to feed the world responsibly and will continue to build momentum to fulfil our mission.

David Dong, CEO of COFCO International

2021 Full Sustainability Report

2021 Sustainability Report (11.56Mb PDF)

2021 Sustainability Report Summaries

2021 Sustainability Report Summary - English (22.46Mb PDF)

2021 Sustainability Report Summary - Portuguese (22.10Mb PDF)

2021 Sustainability Report Summary - Spanish (21.13Mb PDF)

2021 Sustainability Report Summary - Chinese (21.91Mb PDF)

2021 Sustainability Report GRI Index

2021 Sustainability Report GRI Index (0.38Mb XLSX)

2021 Environmental Data Verification Statement

2021 Environmental Data Verification Statement (0.95Mb PDF)

2021 Sustainability Highlights in Numbers

Met all targets
under the $2.3B sustainability-linked loan
$700M
Secured a new sustainability‑linked loan
New goal
Deforestation and conversion-free soy supply chain by 2030 in Latin America’s sensitive regions
100%
of current direct soy suppliers in Matopiba assessed against social & environmental risk screening
$3.9M
revenue generated from 670,000+ RenovaBio decarbonisation credits
Launched
Diversity Committee in Brazil, offering training to 70%+ leaders
78%
increase in EHS training for contractors
5.4%
decrease in water intensity of our industrial operations
3.4%
decrease in the energy intensity of our industrial operations
85%
of energy needs met by renewable energy
Low-carbon
Supported low-carbon shipping through Getting to Zero Coalition and the Sea Cargo Charter
36,000+
people reached through community programmes