Dutch based Hendrix Genetics has issued its first Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) report. Hendrix Genetics contributes to food security and supports the animal protein value chain with innovative and sustainable genetic solutions. Our report which we launched last week on World Food Day gives more details on the activities of Hendrix Genetics.
Contributing to a sustainable future
Hendrix Genetics is committed to contributing to a sustainable future. Our CSR report presents an overview of the company’s efforts in making a difference. To create a more sustainable future, we focus on eight material stakes:
By focusing on these material stakes, we will do our part in addressing the world’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) including Zero Hunger. With this CSR report, we show how we are contributing to the SDGs and how we continue to drive our actions.
As actions speak louder than words, the report contains examples of how we are contributing to “Better Breeding Today for a Brighter Life Tomorrow”. Projects range from the SAPPSA project in Africa to help smallholder farmers, to our partnership with Protix on insect breeding.
Hendrix Genetics helps the world meet a growing demand for food by supporting the animal protein value chain with innovative and sustainable genetic solutions. With respect and care for people, animals, and the environment, Hendrix Genetics is committed to delivering better breeding today, for a brighter life tomorrow.
“We are faced with an enormous challenge to feed an expected 9 billion people by 2050 without compromising environmental integrity or public health. Hendrix Genetics is focusing on “breeding for the future” to be a major force in this “Great Food Transformation”. We are committed to contribute to a sustainable future. This CSR report presents an overview of the efforts of our company to make a difference.” – Antoon van den Berg, CEO
“Our commitment to sustainability is one of the foundations of our company, and I am pleased that this dedication can now be quantified in this report. The SAPPSA (Sustainable Access to Poultry Parental Stock to Africa) project is an excellent example of making an impact on the common good. We are proud that this project has been awarded a multi-year grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation” – Thijs Hendrix, Président