Being a responsible business
For us, Corporate Responsibility (CR) is about recognising the
impact a company has on its stakeholders, whether they are
employees, shareholders, customers, consumers or the communities in
which they operate. In short, it's about being a responsible
People today care increasingly about CR in their work and
personal lives, and in their buying decisions. They want to work
for, buy from and deal with responsible businesses that have a
planned, proactive approach to sustainability and care of all the
planet's resources. Consumers, customers, suppliers and local
communities expect big companies to act in a responsible way,
giving them brands they can trust.
At Allied Bakeries, our vision is to be such a business. There
are several strands to our CR agenda, each of which is
important to the way we conduct our business:
recognising and reducing the impact our business has on the
environment, from emissions and energy use to minimising waste and
reducing road miles.
trading: behaving in an ethical way, using properly sourced
sustainable resources where practicable and working with customers
and suppliers to comply with good, fair trading practices.
place to work: creating an environment where personal safety,
engagement, trust, respect, learning and responsibility combine to
enable our people to live our set of values every day.
Health and wellbeing: baking
wholesome, tasty bread and labelling our products with clear
nutrition information to allow consumers to make informed
Measuring our responsibility
As a business within the Associated British Foods group of
companies, we feature in the Associated British
Foods plc ABF CR report.