GREENFIELD, Ind. — Elanco Animal Well being Inc. has launched its 2022 Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Report highlighting enhanced governance, transparency and progress measurements.
Elanco’s famous that its dedication to necessary ESG-related subjects is demonstrated throughout its 4 interconnected Wholesome Objective Pillars: More healthy Animals, More healthy Individuals, More healthy Planet and More healthy Enterprise. Via quite a few inner initiatives and exterior collaborations inside every pillar, Elanco is working to positively influence world issues comparable to meals safety and diet, human well being and well-being, and environmental sustainability, the corporate added.
“Wholesome animals are important for a wholesome world. This perception is embedded in our imaginative and prescient – Meals and Companionship Enriching Life – and is the anchor to Elanco’s method to ESG-related issues and advancing our sustainability targets,” mentioned Jeff Simmons, Elanco president and CEO. “This 12 months’s report consists of examples of our influence as a worldwide group. As an illustration, between 2020 and 2022, we’ve helped beef and dairy prospects keep away from an estimated 7.2 million metric tons of CO2e emissions by utilizing Rumensin – roughly equal to taking 1.6 million passenger automobiles off the street for a 12 months. Moreover, by way of a number of logistics initiatives, in 2022 we diminished transportation and distribution emissions greater than 10 p.c from the prior 12 months.”
Together with this 12 months’s report, the corporate launched a group of supporting difficulty briefs containing significant oversight and procedural disclosures for main ESG points and enhanced efficiency metrics demonstrating Elanco’s ongoing dedication to transparency.
Highlights from Elanco’s ESG report embrace:
· More healthy animals
Serving to pets and cattle reside wholesome, high-quality lives by constantly increasing our current portfolio whereas figuring out new and progressive animal care merchandise, practices and providers to help animal well being and well-being as a result of making life higher for animals makes life higher.
Performed greater than 400 coaching classes for farmers and ranchers, together with subjects comparable to animal care, administration and animal welfare.
Managed a number of information platforms by way of Elanco Data Options to assist prospects monitor main livestock well being and high quality indicators accounting for about 40 p.c of the U.S. beef trade, roughly 3 p.c of U.S. dairy cows and greater than 11,000 broiler farms globally.
· More healthy folks
Bettering lives and livelihoods by selling animal companionship and enabling more healthy and extra sustainable meat, milk, fish and egg manufacturing.
Made progress combating antimicrobial resistance by receiving approval for the salmonella vaccine AviPro Salmonella Duo in Thailand.
Supported small-scale livestock producers by way of our shared-value initiatives by: Concluding the East Africa Progress Accelerator initiative, supporting and enhancing the agricultural productiveness of greater than 273,000 small-
scale producers between 2017 and 2022. Launching the Managing Animal Well being and Acaricides for a Higher Africa (MAHABA) initiative, a collaboration between Elanco and The World Alliance for Livestock Veterinary Drugs (GALVmed), to offer coaching on tick-borne illnesses, built-in tick administration and accountable use of acaricides to small-scale cattle producers in Uganda and small-scale cattle and poultry producers in Nigeria.
· More healthy planet
Minimizing the corporate’s environmental footprint whereas leveraging product and repair improvements to assist stakeholders advance their sustainability efforts.
Expanded the reporting boundary for Scope 1 and a pair of emissions to incorporate all websites for which Elanco has full operational management. Accomplished a complete evaluation of 2021 and 2022 Scope 3 greenhouse fuel (GHG) emissions and commenced reporting. Sourced roughly 12 p.c of electrical energy from renewable sources in 2022, delivering important progress on the corporate’s aim of 100% renewable electrical energy by 2030.
Helped prospects collectively keep away from an estimated 7.2 million metric tons of CO2e emissions by way of the usage of Rumensin between 2020 and 2022 – roughly 33 p.c attainment towards a aim to assist Elanco prospects keep away from 21 million metric tons of GHG emissions from their farms by 2030.
Established a partnership with DSM for unique rights to fabricate and promote Bovaer® within the U.S., a product to cut back enteric methane emissions by roughly 30 p.c for dairy cows and even greater percentages for beef cattle. Elanco continues to have a path towards FDA authorization within the first half of 2024.
· More healthy enterprise
Rising Elanco’s enterprise with integrity and excellence with respect for all stakeholders, fostering an inclusive tradition the place staff could make a distinction – encouraging possession, development and well-being, the corporate mentioned.
Superior range, fairness and inclusion technique, packages and expectations, together with: Elevated illustration of ladies in management globally to 35.8 p.c on the finish of 2022. Elevated illustration of Individuals of Coloration in U.S. management to 17.4 p.c on the finish of 2022. Achieved roughly 20 p.c worker participation in not less than one Worker Useful resource Group (ERG). Supported native communities with greater than 12,800 documented hours of worker volunteerism benefitting causes worldwide, valued at roughly $400,000.
Donated greater than $4 million in mixed company, basis and worker charitable and group giving – benefiting greater than 350 group organizations.
For extra particulars on the corporate’s ESG disclosures, insurance policies, packages and initiatives, go to www.elanco.com/en-us/sustainability.