OMAHA, Nebraska, April 12, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Green Plains Inc. (NASDAQ:GPRE) today released its 2021 Sustainability Report, highlighting its environmental, social and governance (ESG) priorities, We outlined our progress and goals. Specifically, this report addresses Green Plains’ commitment to making its operational emissions carbon neutral by 2050, strengthening governance practices, enhancing diversity in workforce recruitment practices, and safety best practices. It highlights the significant progress that has already been made towards the expansion of Notably, the company undertook a comprehensive materiality assessment alongside the report to ensure alignment with stakeholders’ his ESG priorities.
President and Chief Executive Officer Todd Becker said: “Customers, employees and investors want to know that we are committed to producing low-carbon ingredients, reducing our overall environmental footprint and providing a safe working environment. Annual Sustainability Report We will continue to evolve our ESG efforts by increasing transparency and accountability.”
The 2021 report outlines the following achievements and enhancements:
- 35% reduction in operational emissions from 2018 baseline
- 24% reduction in OSHA total recordable incident rate from 2020
- Collaboration with the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD)
- Increased interest in natural capital, biodiversity and land management
“The 2021 Sustainability Report also reaffirms our commitment to improving energy and water use and increasing our positive impact on the communities we serve,” concluded Becker. .
The Green Plains 2021 Sustainability Report is available here.
About Green Plains Co., Ltd.
Green Plains Inc. (NASDAQ:GPRE) is a leading biotechnology company focused on the development and use of fermentation, agriculture and biological technologies to process annual renewable crops into sustainable value-added feedstocks. A refining company. This includes the production of cleaner low-carbon biofuels, renewable raw materials for advanced biofuels, and high-purity alcohols used in cleaning agents and disinfectants. Green Plains is an innovative producer of ultra-high protein and new ingredients for animal and aquaculture food to meet the growing global demand for sustainable protein. The company also owns a 48.9% limited partner interest and a 2.0% general partner interest in Green Plains Partners LP. For more information, please visit www.gpreinc.com.
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