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JBS Appoints Global Chief Sustainability Officer


JBS has appointed Jason Weller to the position of Global Chief Sustainability Officer to implement ESG.  The company has establish a commitment to achieve net zero energy requirement by 2040.  JBS Worldwide has made strides in advancing sustainability on four continents including Scope 1 and 2 emission reduction projects requiring a capital investment of $123 million to date.  This has facilitated a 45 percent use of renewable electrical power.


In announcing the appointment, Gilberto Tomazoni, Global CEO for JBS stated, “Food insecurity is a significant issue around the world and the need to produce more while considering accessibility and curbing climate change is more important than ever before.”


In commenting on his appointment, Weller noted, “Our team at JBS is focused on making our own operations better everyday working with our farmer and rancher partners to improve practices and building partnerships to identify and unlock progress.”

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