Arla is one of the key players in the international dairy industry, largely due to visionary and committed milk producers. The company can trace its beginnings back more than 100 years and in 2000 Swedish Arla and Danish MD Foods merged. At the start of 2010, 7.625 Danish and Swedish cooperative members owned the cooperative. Arlas mission is to offer modern consumers milk-based food products that create inspiration, confidence and well-being provides an excellent platform for their Corporate Social Responsibility agenda – to engender confidence and security within a wider society over the long term. They regard themselves as an active player in the communities in which they operate. This means that Arla needs to convey their fundamental values not only to their employees and farmer owners but also to their customers and consumers. Arla Foods has operations across the world and acknowledges that it has a responsibility for society, the environment and the people who interface with their products and production.
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Free Sustainability Case Study: Arla Foods - Corporate Carbon Footprint
This Case Study helped Arla Foods to present itself as a sustainable and environmentally aware company.
Recognising the potentially important impact of climate change on its business, as well as its wider social responsibility to effectively manage its GHG emissions, Arla Foods has commissioned thinkstep to carry out a corporate carbon footprint analysis of its operations.
This involves accounting for, and reporting on, the GHG emissions from all those activities for which the company is responsible.