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Nueva Pescanova, in the Top 40 food companies in the world in terms of sustainability

The Food and Agriculture Benchmark ranking of the World Benchmarking Alliance (WBA) measures the sustainable commitment of 350 companies worldwide in the food and agriculture sector.

● The multinational fishing company is the first seafood company in the ranking and the only Spanish company ranked in the Top 40.

Vigo, 22 September 2021 – The Nueva Pescanova Group, in line with its commitment to sustainable development, is positioned as the first seafood company to join the Food and Agriculture Benchmark of the World Benchmarking Alliance (WBA). This ranking measure the commitment of the world’s 350 most relevant companies in the food and agriculture sector, as well as their capacity to put the food system on a more sustainable path.

In order to form part of this ranking, WBA, a non-profit organisation that analyses the impact of the private sector towards a sustainable future, has measured the commitment of the Nueva Pescanova Group and its contribution to the SDGs through different areas: governance and strategy, environment, nutrition and social inclusion. Nueva Pescanova, which integrates the entire seafood value chain, has managed to rank as the first Spanish company in the world top, in 40th place.

In words of Ignacio González, CEO of the Nueva Pescanova Group, “we are proud to be part of this international ranking and even prouder to have been recognised as the most sustainable Spanish company. As a food sector company, we have a major responsibility to care for and preserve the environment, which is why we are proud to contribute with 654 CSR actions in 18 countries aligned with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals to achieve healthier and more sustainable food systems”.