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Hormel Foods Corporation is engaged in the production of a variety of meat and food products, and the marketing of those products throughout the United States. It operates in five business segments. The Grocery Products segment includes the processing, marketing and sale of shelf-stable food products. The Refrigerated Foods segment includes the processing, marketing and sale of branded and unbranded pork products. The Jennie-O Turkey Store segment includes the processing, marketing and sale of branded and unbranded turkey products. The Specialty Foods segment includes the packaging and sale of various sugar and sugar substitute products, salt and pepper products, gelatin products, and private-label canned meats. The All Other segment produces, markets and sells beef products. In April 2006, it acquired Valley Fresh, Inc. In December 2006, the Company acquired Provena Foods Corporation.

Ticker: HRL ISIN: US4404521001
Address: 1 Hormel Place , USA , Austin , MN , 55912-3680 Website: Hormel Foods Corporation
Phone #: 1-507-4375611 CSR Web Area: SUBSCRIPTION INFO

Basic Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Ratings

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Hormel Foods Corporation 60 58 62 61 58
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All company average 55 55 56 58 52
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Hormel Foods Corporation 75% 63% 70% 58% 68%
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Hormel Foods Corporation 64% 83% 32% 69% 80% 58%
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Hormel Foods Corporation 64% 55% 63% 72% 61% 72%
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Brand Value / Enterprise Value (%) -48.164682123 0.2788 316.6056 NA
Brand Value 2012 2116.6673 NA
BSI 50 67.0682 88.4717 NA
Domicile UNITED STATES NA
Enterprise Value NA 7592.529 NA NA
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Sector Consumer, Non-cyclical NA
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0. Further Information NA NA NA NA
0.1. Introduction - Please give a general description and introduction to your organization. NA Hormel Foods Corporation, based in Austin, Minn., is a multinational manufacturer and marketer of consumer-branded food and meat products, many of which are among the best known and most trusted in the food industry. The company leverages its extensive ex NA NA
5.1e Identified climate change risks driven by changes in other climate-related developments? NA Yes NA NA
5.1f. Please describe (i) the potential financial implications of the risk before taking action; (ii) the methods you are using to manage this risk; (iii) the costs associated with these actions NA The extent of the financial implications (if any) is too uncertain to estimate. The Hormel Foods organization has implemented a formal Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) program to review significant risks and opportunities in many functional areas that hav NA NA
5.1g. Please explain why you do not consider your company to be exposed to risks driven by changes in regulation that have the potential to generate a substantive change in your business operations, revenue or expenditure NA NA NA NA
5.1h. Please explain why you do not consider your company to be exposed to risks driven by physical climate parameters that have the potential to generate a substantive change in your business operations, revenue or expenditure NA NA NA NA
5.1i. Please explain why you do not consider your company to be exposed to risks driven by changes in other climate-related developments that have the potential to generate a substantive change in your business operations, revenue or expenditure NA NA NA NA
6. Attachments NA NA NA NA
6. Further Information NA Responses apply to all Hormel Foods and subsidiary locations, domestic and foreign. NA NA
6.1. Have you identified any climate change opportunities (current or future) that have the potential to generate a substantive change in your business operations, revenue or expenditure? Tick all that apply NA Opportunities driven by changes in regulation; Opportunities driven by changes in physical climate parameters; Opportunities driven by changes in other climate-related developments NA NA
6.1a Identified climate change opportunities that are driven by changes in regulation? NA Yes NA NA
6.1b. Please describe (i) the potential financial implications of the opportunity; (ii) the methods you are using to manage this opportunity; (iii) the costs associated with these actions NA The extent of the financial implications and associated costs is too uncertain to estimate. The Hormel Foods organization has implemented a formal Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) program to review significant risks and opportunities in many functional ar NA NA
6.1c Identified climate change opportunities that are driven by changes in physical climate parameters? NA Yes NA NA
14. Attachments NA NA NA NA
6.1d. Please describe (i) the potential financial implications of the opportunity; (ii) the methods you are using to manage this opportunity; (iii) the costs associated with these actions NA The extent of the financial implications and associated costs is too uncertain to estimate. The Hormel Foods organization has implemented a formal Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) program to review significant risks and opportunities in many functional ar NA NA
6.1e Identified opportunities that are driven by changes in other climate-related developments? NA Yes NA NA
6.1f. Please describe (i) the potential financial implications of the opportunity; (ii) the methods you are using to manage this opportunity; (iii) the costs associated with these actions NA The extent of the financial implications and associated costs is too uncertain to estimate. The Hormel Foods organization has implemented a formal Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) program to review significant risks and opportunities in many functional ar NA NA
13. Attachments NA NA NA NA
11. Attachments NA NA NA NA
11. Further Information NA NA NA NA
11.1. Do you consider that the grid average factors used to report Scope 2 emissions in Question 8.3 reflect the contractual arrangements you have with electricity suppliers? NA Yes NA NA
11.1a. You may report a total contractual Scope 2 figure in response to this question. Please provide your total global contractual Scope 2 GHG emissions figure in metric tonnes CO2e 0 NA 17902000 NA
11.2. Has your organization retired any certificates, e.g. Renewable Energy Certificates, associated with zero or low carbon electricity within the reporting year or has this been done on your behalf? NA No NA NA
3.1e. Please explain (i) why not; and (ii) forecast how your emissions will change over the next five years NA NA NA NA
3.2. Does the use of your goods and/or services directly enable GHG emissions to be avoided by a third party? No Yes Yes NA
3.2a. Please provide details (see guidance) NA To date, Hormel Foods has not conducted analysis to determine the extent of consumer energy savings afforded by precooked/prepared products. However, Hormel Foods offers a wide variety of precooked and prepared meals that reduce or eliminate the energy in NA NA
3.3c Number of methods used to drive investment in emissions reduction activities. 0 3 12 NA
3.3c. What methods do you use to drive investment in emissions reduction activities? NA Employee engagement, Internal incentives/recognition programs, Lower return on investment (ROI) specification NA NA
5. Attachments NA NA NA NA
5. Further Information NA NA NA NA
5.1. Have you identified any climate change risks (current or future) that have potential to generate a substantive change in your business operations, revenue or expenditure? Tick all that apply NA Risks driven by changes in regulation; Risks driven by changes in physical climate parameters; Risks driven by changes in other climate-related developments NA NA
5.1a Identified risks driven by changes in regulation? NA Yes NA NA
5.1b. Please describe (i) the potential financial implications of the risk before taking action; (ii) the methods you are using to manage this risk; and (iii) the costs associated with these actions NA The extent of the financial implications (if any) is too uncertain to estimate. The Hormel Foods organization has implemented a formal Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) program to review significant risks and opportunities in many functional areas that hav NA NA
14. Further Information NA NA NA NA
1.1. Where is the highest level of direct responsibility for climate change within your company? No individual or committee with overall responsibility for climate change Senior Manager/Officer Individual/Sub-set of the Board or other committee appointed by the Board NA
1.1a. Please identify the position of the individual or name of the committee with this responsibility NA William F. Snyder, Senior Vice President of Supply Chain NA NA
1.2. Do you provide incentives for the management of climate change issues, including the attainment of targets? No No Yes NA
13. Further Information NA NA NA NA
13.1. How do your absolute emissions (Scope 1 and 2 combined) for the reporting year compare to the previous year? Increased Increased Decreased NA
13.1a (i) If absolute emissions (Scope 1 and 2 combined) have increased, decreased or remained the same overall compared to the previous year, state direction of change NA Slightly Increased NA NA
13.1a (ii) If absolute emissions (Scope 1 and 2 combined) have increased, decreased or remained the same overall compared to the previous year, state the reason for the direction of change NA Decrease: Change in output, Increase: Emissions reduction activities NA NA
13.1a (iii) If emissions have increased, decreased or remained the same overall, provide the emissions value (%) NA Decrease: 3, Increase: , Emission value for which direction is not stated: NA NA
2012 Score 0 56 100 NA
2012 Performance Band E D A NA
2.3a. Please explain (i) the engagement process and (ii) actions you are advocating NA Hormel Foods works through various trade organizations that encourage balanced legislative and regulatory approaches to energy, carbon, and greenhouse gas management. The The natural outworking of engagement may include consultation on legislative and reg NA NA
8.8. Are carbon dioxide emissions from the combustion of biologically sequestered carbon (i.e. carbon dioxide emissions from burning biomass/biofuels) relevant to your company? No No Yes NA
8.8a. Please provide the emissions in metric tonnes CO2e 0.01 NA 27263000 NA
Management 4. Attachments NA NA NA NA
Management 4. Have you published information about your company’s response to climate change and GHG emissions performance for this reporting year in other places than in your CDP response? NA 1 NA NA
5.1d. Please describe (i) the potential financial implications of the risk before taking action; (ii) the methods you are using to manage this risk; and (iii) the costs associated with these actions NA The extent of the financial implications (if any) is too uncertain to estimate. The Hormel Foods organization has implemented a formal Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) program to review significant risks and opportunities in many functional areas that hav NA NA
2. Attachments NA NA NA NA
2. Further Information NA NA NA NA
5.1c Identified climate change risks driven by change in physical climate parameters? NA Yes NA NA
2.1. Please select the option that best describes your risk management procedures with regard to climate change risks and opportunities NA Integrated into multi-disciplinary company wide risk management processes NA NA
2.1a. Please provide further details (see guidance) NA The Hormel Foods organization has implemented a formal Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) program to review significant risks and opportunities in many functional areas that have current or potential impact, including issues related to greenhouse gases and NA NA
2.2. Is climate change integrated into your business strategy? No Yes Yes NA
2.2a. Please describe the process and outcomes (see guidance) NA The Hormel Foods Sustainability strategic plan includes section(s) related to energy and carbon/greenhouse gas programs. The strategic plan, reviewed and updated annually, is applied to all Hormel Foods and subsidiary locations. NA NA
2.2b. Please explain why not NA NA NA NA
2.3. Do you engage with policy makers to encourage further action on mitigation and/or adaptation? No Yes Yes NA
3. Attachments NA NA NA NA
3. Further Information NA Responses represent fiscal year 2011 information. NA NA
3.1. Did you have an emissions reduction target that was active (ongoing or reached completion) in the reporting year? No Intensity target Absolute and intensity targets NA
14.1. Do you participate in any emission trading schemes? No, and we do not currently anticipate doing so in the next two years No, and we do not currently anticipate doing so in the next two years Yes NA
14.2. Has your company originated any project-based carbon credits or purchased any within the reporting period? No No Yes NA
6.1g. Please explain why you do not consider your company to be exposed to opportunities driven by changes in regulation that have the potential to generate a substantive change in your business operations, revenue or expenditure NA NA NA NA
6.1h. Please explain why you do not consider your company to be exposed to opportunities driven by physical climate parameters that have the potential to generate a substantive change in your business operations, revenue or expenditure NA NA NA NA
6.1i. Please explain why you do not consider your company to be exposed to opportunities driven by changes in other climate-related developments that have the potential to generate a substantive change in your business operations, revenue or expenditure NA NA NA NA
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7. Further Information NA NA NA NA
7.1. Please provide your base year and base year emissions (Scopes 1 and 2) NA NA NA NA
0.4. Currency selection Please select the currency in which you would like to submit your response. All financial information contained in the response should be in this currency. NA USD($) NA NA
1. Attachments NA NA NA NA
1. Further Information NA NA NA NA
8.7. Please indicate the verification/assurance status that applies to your Scope 2 emissions More than 0% but less than or equal to 20% NA More than 90% but less than or equal to 100% NA
11.1b. Explain the basis of the alternative figure (see guidance) NA NA
14.1b. What is your strategy for complying with the schemes in which you participate or anticipate participating? NA NA
8.1. Please select the boundary you are using for your Scope 1 and 2 greenhouse gas inventory NA NA NA NA
8.2a. Please provide your gross global Scope 1 emissions figure in metric tonnes CO2e 92 NA 231902967 NA
8.3a. Please provide your gross global Scope 2 emissions figure in metric tonnes CO2e 293 NA 8071070 NA
8.4. Are there are any sources (e.g. facilities, specific GHGs, activities, geographies, etc.) of Scope 1 and Scope 2 emissions which are not included in your disclosure? NA Yes NA NA
8.6. Please indicate the verification/assurance status that applies to your Scope 1 emissions More than 0% but less than or equal to 20% NA More than 90% but less than or equal to 100% NA
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8.7. Please indicate the verification/assurance status that applies to your Scope 2 emissions No third party verification or assurance Proportion of Scope 2 emissions that are verified/assured for 2011-2012/01 Jan 2012 - 31 Dec 2012 reporting period
8.7a. Please indicate the proportion of your Scope 2 emissions that are verified/assured More than 0% but less than or equal to 20% NA More than 90% but less than or equal to 100%
8.7b Reporting Period From/To/Please provide further details of the verification/assurance undertaken, and attach the relevant statements/Type of verification or assurance/Relevant standard/Attach the document No Response
8.8. Are carbon dioxide emissions from biologically sequestered carbon relevant to your organization? No
8.8a. Please provide the emissions in metric tonnes CO2 NA
8.8a. Please provide the emissions in metric tonnes CO2e 0.05 NA 13638000
9.1. Do you have Scope 1 emissions sources in more than one country? Yes
9.1a Reporting Period From/To/Please complete the table below: Country/Region/Scope 1 metric tonnes CO2e 1 Jan 2012/31 Dec 2012/United States of America/769315
9.2. Please indicate which other Scope 1 emissions breakdowns you are able to provide (tick all that apply) NA NA NA
9.2a Reporting Period From/To/Please break down your total gross global Scope 1 emissions by business division: Business division/Scope 1 emissions (metric tonnes CO2e) No Response
9.2b Reporting Period From/To/Please break down your total gross global Scope 1 emissions by facility: Facility/Scope 1 emissions (metric tonnes CO2e) No Response
9.2c Reporting Period From/To/Please break down your total gross global Scope 1 emissions by GHG type: GHG type/Scope 1 emissions (metric tonnes CO2e) No Response
9.2d Reporting Period From/To/Please break down your total gross global Scope 1 emissions by activity: Activity/Scope 1 emissions (metric tonnes CO2e) No Response
9.2e Reporting Period From/To/Please break down your total gross global Scope 1 emissions by legal structure: Legal structure/Scope 1 emissions (metric tonnes CO2e) No Response
0.3. Country list configuration United Kingdom
0.4. Currency selection Please select the currency in which you would like to submit your response. All financial information contained in the response should be in this currency. USD($)
0.4. Please select the currency in which you would like to submit your response. USD($)
0.5. Please select if you wish to complete a shorter information request. NA
0.6. Modules NA As part of the Investor CDP information request, electric utilities, companies with electric utility activities or assets, companies in the automobile or auto component manufacture sectors and companies in the oil and gas industry should complete suppleme
1. Attachments NA NA NA
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1.1. Where is the highest level of direct responsibility for climate change within your company? No individual or committee with overall responsibility for climate change Senior Manager/Officer Individual/Sub-set of the Board or other committee appointed by the Board
1.1a. Please identify the position of the individual or name of the committee with this responsibility NA William F. Snyder, Senior Vice President of Supply Chain, who reports directly to the Chairman of the Board, President and Chief Executive Office, Jeffrey M. Ettinger. NA
1.2. Do you provide incentives for the management of climate change issues, including the attainment of targets? No Yes Yes
1.2a. Who is entitled to benefit from these incentives? All employees/Monetary reward/Hormel Foods provides financial incentive to the finalists of the annual Sustainability Best of the Best competition. All employees are eligible and encouraged to participate as members of sustainability initiatives.
10.1. Do you have Scope 2 emissions sources in more than one country? Yes
10.1a Reporting Period: From/To/Please complete the table below: Country/Region/Scope 2 metric tonnes CO2e/Purchased and consumed electricity, heat, steam or cooling (MWh)/Purchased and consumed low carbon electricity, heat, steam or cooling (MWh) 1 Jan 2012/31 Dec 2012/United States of America/659164/870300/0
10.2. Please indicate which other Scope 2 emissions breakdowns you are able to provide (tick all that apply) NA NA NA
10.2a Reporting Period From/To/Please break down your total gross global Scope 2 emissions by business division: Business division/Scope 2 emissions (metric tonnes CO2e) No Response
10.2b Reporting Period From/To/Please break down your total gross global Scope 2 emissions by facility: Facility/Scope 2 emissions (metric tonnes CO2e) No Response
10.2c Reporting Period: From/To/Please break down your total gross global Scope 2 emissions by activity: Activity/Scope 2 emissions (metric tonnes CO2e) No Response
10.2d Reporting Period: From/To/Please break down your total gross global Scope 2 emissions by legal structure: Legal structure/Scope 2 emissions (metric tonnes CO2e) No Response
11. Attachments NA NA NA
11. Further Information NA NA NA
11.1. What percentage of your total operational spend in the reporting year was on energy? More than 0% but less than or equal to 5% More than 0% but less than or equal to 5% More than 95% but less than or equal to 100%
11.2. Please state how much fuel, electricity, heat, steam, and cooling in MWh your organization has purchased and consumed during the reporting year: Energy type/MWh Fuel/1959383;Electricity/879861;Heat/1084.4;Steam/0.65;Cooling/0
11.3. Please complete the table by breaking down the total "Fuel" figure entered above by fuel type: Fuels/MWh Natural gas/1466082
11.4. Please provide details of the electricity, heat, steam or cooling amounts that were accounted at a low carbon emission factor: Basis for applying a low carbon emission factor/MWh associated with low carbon electricity, heat, steam or cooling No purchases or generation of low carbon electricity, heat, steam or cooling/0
12. Attachments NA
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12.1. How do your absolute emissions (Scope 1 and 2 combined) for the reporting year compare to the previous year? Decreased
12.1a Reason of change Emissions reduction activities, Divestment, Acquisitions, Mergers, Change in output, Change in methodology, Change in boundary, Change in physical operating conditions, Unidentified, Other
12.1a. Reason: Emissions value (percentage) Emissions reduction activities: 3/Acquisitions: 1/Change in output: 1/
12.2. Please describe your gross combined Scope 1 and 2 emissions for the reporting year in metric tonnes CO2e per revenue: Intensity figure/Metric numerator/% change from previous year/Direction of change from previous year/Reason for change 2921/metric tonnes CO2e/7/Decrease/A three percent reduction in Scope 1 emissions offset a one percent increase in Scope 2 emissions with a five percent increase in revenue.
12.3. Please describe your gross combined Scope 1 and 2 emissions for the reporting year in metric tonnes CO2e per FTE: Intensity figure/Metric numerator/% change from previous year/Direction of change from previous year/Reason for change 75.47/metric tonnes CO2e/1.5/Decrease/A three percent reduction in Scope 1 emissions offset a one percent increase in Scope 2 emissions with a negligible change in FTE employee count.
12.4. Please provide an additional intensity (normalized) metric that is appropriate to your business operations: Intensity figure/Metric numerator/% change from previous year/Direction of change from previous year/Reason for change 0.606/metric tonnes CO2e/0.6/Decrease/A three percent reduction in Scope 1 emissions offset a one percent increase in Scope 2 emissions with less than one percent change in production volume. Intensity figure is metric tons CO2-e per ton production. .
13.1. Do you participate in any emissions trading schemes? No, and we do not currently anticipate doing so in the next 2 years
13.1b. What is your strategy for complying with the schemes in which you participate or anticipate participating? NA
13.2. Has your company originated any project-based carbon credits or purchased any within the reporting period? No
14. Attachments NA NA NA
14. Further Information NA NA NA
14.1. Do you participate in any emission trading schemes? No, and we do not currently anticipate doing so in the next two years No, and we do not currently anticipate doing so in the next 2 years Yes
14.1b. What is your strategy for complying with the schemes in which you participate or anticipate participating? NA
14.2. Has your company originated any project-based carbon credits or purchased any within the reporting period? No No Yes
14.2. Please indicate the verification/assurance status that applies to your Scope 3 emissions No third party verification or assurance
14.2a. Please indicate the proportion of your Scope 3 emissions that are verified/assured NA
14.3. Are you able to compare your Scope 3 emissions for the reporting year with those for the previous year for any sources? No, we don't have any emissions data
14.4. Do you engage with any of the elements of your value chain on GHG emissions and climate change strategies? (Tick all that apply) Yes, our suppliers
14.4a. Please give details of methods of engagement, your strategy for prioritizing engagements and measures of success Hormel Foods has engaged key suppliers to understand their position on greenhouse gas and carbon management. We have met with several of the suppliers, exchanged program information, reviewed emissions data, and shared best practices for carbon management
14.4d. Please explain why not and any plans you have to develop an engagement strategy in the future NA
2. Attachments NA NA NA
2. Further Information NA Hormel Foods works through various trade organizations that encourage balanced legislative and regulatory approaches to energy, carbon, and greenhouse gas management. The natural outworking of engagement may include consultation on legislative and regulat NA
2.1. Please select the option that best describes your risk management procedures with regard to climate change risks and opportunities NA Integrated into multi-disciplinary company wide risk management processes NA
2.1a. Please provide further details The Hormel Foods organization has implemented a formal Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) program to review significant risks and opportunities in many functional areas that have current or potential impact, including issues related to greenhouse gases and
2.1a. Please provide further details (see guidance) NA The Hormel Foods organization has implemented a formal Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) program to review significant risks and opportunities in many functional areas that have current or potential impact, including issues related to greenhouse gases and NA
2.2. Is climate change integrated into your business strategy? No Yes Yes
2.2a. Please describe the process and outcomes The Hormel Foods Sustainability Strategic Plan includes sections related to energy and carbon/greenhouse gas programs. The plan identifies short and long-term actions to better position the environmental performance and metrics of the organization. Key me
2.2a. Please describe the process and outcomes (see guidance) NA The Hormel Foods Sustainability Strategic Plan includes sections related to energy and carbon/greenhouse gas programs. The plan identifies short and long-term actions to better position the environmental performance and metrics of the organization. Key me NA
2.2b. Please explain why not NA NA NA
2.3. Do you engage in activities that could either directly or indirectly influence policy on climate change through any of the following? (tick all that apply) Yes
2.3. Do you engage with policy makers to encourage further action on mitigation and/or adaptation? No No Yes
2.3a. On what issues have you been engaging directly?: Focus of legislation/Corporate Position/Details of engagement/Proposed solution NA
2.3a. Please explain (i) the engagement process and (ii) actions you are advocating NA NA NA
2.3b. Are you on the Board of any trade associations or provide funding beyond membership? No
2.3c. Please enter the details of those trade associations that are likely to take a position on climate change legislation/Trade association NA
2.3d. Do you publically disclose a list of all the research organizations that you fund? NA
2.3e. Do you fund any research organizations to produce public work on climate change? NA
2.3f. Please describe the work and how it aligns with your own strategy on climate change NA
2.3g. Please provide details of the other engagement activities that you undertake NA
2.3h. What processes do you have in place to ensure that all of your direct and indirect activities that influence policy are consistent with your overall climate change strategy? Trade association activity addressing environmental matters, including climate change, are coordinated by the director of environmental sustainability to assure consistency with written initiatives, such as enterprise risk management, and strategic plans
2.3i. Please explain why you do not engage with policy makers NA
3. Attachments NA NA NA
3. Further Information NA NA NA
3.1. Did you have an emissions reduction target that was active (ongoing or reached completion) in the reporting year? No Absolute and intensity targets Absolute and intensity targets
3.1a. Absolute target/ID/Scope/% of emissions in scope/% reduction from base year/Base year/Base year emissions (metric tonnes CO2e)/Target year/Comment 001/Scope 1+2/55/10/2011/767000/2020/Goal coverage is U.S. manufacturing. The goal will be achieved primarily through the reduction of purchased electricity and on-site fuel combustion.
3.1b. Intensity target/ID/Scope/% of emissions in scope/% reduction from base year/Metric/Base year/Normalized base year emissions/Target year/Comment 002/Scope 1+2/55/0/metric tonnes CO2e per unit of production/2011/0.157/2020/Measured as metrics tonnes CO2e per k-pounds production
3.1c. What change in absolute emissions this intensity target reflects/ID/Direction of change anticipated in absolute Scope 1+2 emissions at target completion?/% change anticipated in absolute Scope 1+2 emissions 002/No change/0/No change/0/This is a stabilization target to hold or reduce greenhouse gas emissions per ton of production at 2011 levels.
3.1d. Please provide details on your progress against this target made in the reporting year/ID/% complete (time)/% complete (emissions)/Comment 001/12.5/14/Reduction of greenhouse gas emissions at 11,700 metric tonnes during 2012 against a target reduction of 77,000 metric tonnes by 2020.
3.1e. Please explain (i) why not; and (ii) forecast how your emissions will change over the next five years NA NA NA
3.2. Does the use of your goods and/or services directly enable GHG emissions to be avoided by a third party? No Yes Yes
3.2a. Please provide details (see guidance) NA To date, Hormel Foods has not conducted analysis to determine the extent of consumer energy savings afforded by precooked/prepared products. However, Hormel Foods offers a wide variety of precooked and prepared meals that reduce or eliminate the energy in NA
3.3. Did you have emissions reduction initiatives that were active within the reporting year (this can include those in the planning and/or implementation phases) No Yes Yes
3.3a. Please identify the total number of projects at each stage of development, and for those in theimplementation stages, the estimated CO2e savings/Stage of development/3.3a. Number of projects/Total estimated annual CO2e savings in metric tonnes CO2e Under investigation/4/
3.3c Number of methods used to drive investment in emissions reduction activities. 0 3 13 Number of methods used to drive investment in emissions reduction activities.
3.3c. What methods do you use to drive investment in emissions reduction activities? NA Employee engagement, Internal incentives/recognition programs, Lower return on investment (ROI) specification NA
3.3c. What methods do you use to drive investment in emissions reduction activities?/Comment Employee engagement/Hormel Foods fosters behavior-based change as a method to drive advances in environmental sustainability programs. Formal employee engagement efforts are in place at all manufacturing locations and at the corporate office. Behaviors th
4. Attachments NA
4. Have you published information about your company’s response to climate change and GHG emissions performance for this reporting year in other places than in your CDP response? - Further Information An online version of the 2012 Hormel Foods Corporate Responsibility Report can be found at http://2012csr.hormelfoods.com. A direct link to air emissions/greenhouse gas page is http://2012csr.hormelfoods.com/Environment/Pages/Air.
4.1. Have you published information about your company’s response to climate change and GHG emissions performance for this reporting year in other places than in your CDP response? 1 The number of corporate annual reports and voluntary publications (complete and/or underway) made about the company’s response to climate change and GHG emissions performance
5. Attachments NA NA NA
5. Further Information NA NA NA
5.1. Have you identified any climate change risks (current or future) that have potential to generate a substantive change in your business operations, revenue or expenditure? Tick all that apply NA Risks driven by changes in regulation; Risks driven by changes in physical climate parameters; Risks driven by changes in other climate-related developments NA
5.1a. Climate change risks driven by changes in regulation Yes
5.1a. Please describe your risks driven by changes in regulation /ID/Risk driver/ Description/Potential impact/Timeframe/Direct/Indirect/Likelihood/Magnitude of impact 01/International agreements/Possible implementation of International agreements that result in the need to employ advanced technology at Hormel Foods and subsidiary location or our supply chain partners./Increased capital cost/Unknown/Direct/Unknown/Unkno
5.1b. Please describe (i) the potential financial implications of the risk before taking action; (ii) the methods you are using to manage this risk and (iii) the costs associated with these actions The extent of the financial implications (if any) are too uncertain to estimate at this time. The Hormel Foods organization has implemented a formal Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) program to review significant risks and opportunities in many functional
5.1c. Climate change risks driven by change in physical climate parameters Yes
5.1c. Please describe your risks that are driven by change in physical climate parameters/ID/Risk driver/Description/Potential impact/Timeframe/Direct/Indirect/Likelihood/Magnitude of impact 01/Change in temperature extremes/Changes resulting in extremely high or low temperatures impacting agricultural operations./Increased operational cost/Unknown/Indirect (Supply chain)/Unknown/Unknown
5.1d. Please describe (i) the potential financial implications of the risk before taking action; (ii) the methods you are using to manage this risk; and (iii) the costs associated with these actions NA The extent of the financial implications (if any) is too uncertain to estimate. The Hormel Foods organization has implemented a formal Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) program to review significant risks and opportunities in many functional areas that hav NA
5.1e. Please describe your risks that are driven by changes in other climate-related developments/ID/Risk driver/Description/Potential impact/Timeframe/Direct/Indirect/Likelihood/Magnitude of impact VZR8a/Tropical cyclones (hurricanes and typhoons)/Tropical cyclones (hurricanes and typhoons) present a risk to coastal and inland infrastructure/Other: Damaged infrastructure / loss of local service/Current/Direct/More likely than not/Medium
5.1e.Climate change risks driven by changes in other climate-related developments Yes
5.1f. Please describe (i) the potential financial implications of the risk before taking action; (ii) the methods you are using to manage this risk; (iii) the costs associated with these actions NA The extent of the financial implications (if any) is too uncertain to estimate. The Hormel Foods organization has implemented a formal Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) program to review significant risks and opportunities in many functional areas that hav NA
5.1g. Please explain why you do not consider your company to be exposed to risks driven by changes in regulation that have the potential to generate a substantive change in your business operations, revenue or expenditure NA NA NA
5.1h. Please explain why you do not consider your company to be exposed to risks driven by physical climate parameters that have the potential to generate a substantive change in your business operations, revenue or expenditure NA NA NA
5.1i. Please explain why you do not consider your company to be exposed to risks driven by changes in other climate-related developments that have the potential to generate a substantive change in your business operations, revenue or expenditure NA NA NA
6. Attachments NA NA NA
6. Further Information NA NA NA
6.1. Have you identified any climate change opportunities (current or future) that have the potential to generate a substantive change in your business operations, revenue or expenditure? Tick all that apply NA Opportunities driven by changes in regulation; Opportunities driven by changes in physical climate parameters; Opportunities driven by changes in other climate-related developments NA
6.1. Have you identified any climate change opportunities (current or future) that have the potential to generate a substantive change in your business operations, revenue or expenditure? -Transparency Yes
6.1a Identified climate change opportunities that are driven by changes in regulation? NA Yes NA
6.1a. Please describe your opportunities that are driven by changes in regulation/ID/Opportunity driver/Description/Potential impact/Timeframe/Direct/Indirect/Likelihood/Magnitude of impact No Response
6.1b. Please describe (i) the potential financial implications of the opportunity; (ii) the methods you are using to manage this opportunity and (iii) the costs associated with these actions The extent of the financial implications and associated costs is too uncertain to estimate. The Hormel Foods organization has implemented a formal Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) program to review significant risks and opportunities in many functional ar
6.1c. Please describe the opportunities that are driven by changes in physical climate parameters Yes
6.1d. Please describe (i) the potential financial implications of the opportunity; (ii) the methods you are using to manage this opportunity and (iii) the costs associated with these actions The extent of the financial implications and associated costs is too uncertain to estimate. The Hormel Foods organization has implemented a formal Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) program to review significant risks and opportunities in many functional ar
6.1e. Please describe the opportunities that are driven by changes in other climate-related developments Yes
6.1f. Please describe (i) the potential financial implications of the opportunity; (ii) the methods you are using to manage this opportunity; (iii) the costs associated with these actions NA The extent of the financial implications and associated costs is too uncertain to estimate. The Hormel Foods organization has implemented a formal Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) program to review significant risks and opportunities in many functional ar NA
6.1g. Please explain why you do not consider your company to be exposed to opportunities driven by changes in regulation that have the potential to generate a substantive change in your business operations, revenue or expenditure NA NA NA
6.1h. Please explain why you do not consider your company to be exposed to opportunities driven by physical climate parameters that have the potential to generate a substantive change in your business operations, revenue or expenditure NA NA NA
6.1i. Please explain why you do not consider your company to be exposed to opportunities driven by changes in other climate-related developments that have the potential to generate a substantive change in your business operations, revenue or expenditure NA NA NA
7. Attachments NA NA NA
7. Further Information NA Emission factors are rounded for CDP disclosure. Factors are not rounded in GHG calculations. Additional Electricity emission factors are used and sourced from EPA EGRID 2007 v1.1. NA
7.1. Please provide your base year and base year emissions (Scopes 1 and 2)/7.1. Base year From Date:/To Date:/ Scope 1 Base year emissions (metric tonnes CO2e)/N39Scope 2 Base year emissions (metric tonnes CO2e) 2011-01-01/2011-12-31/793230/651600
7.2. Please give the name of the standard, protocol or methodology you have used to collect activity data and calculate Scope 1 and Scope 2 emissions NA The Greenhouse Gas Protocol: A Corporate Accounting and Reporting Standard (Revised Edition)/US EPA Mandatory Greenhouse Gas Reporting Rule/US EPA Climate Leaders: Direct Emissions from Stationary Combustion NA
7.3. Please give the source for the global warming potentials you have used Gas/Reference CO2/IPCC Second Assessment Report (SAR - 100 year)
7.4. Please give the emissions factors you have applied and their origin; alternatively, please attach an Excel spreadsheet with this data Fuel/Material/Energy/Emission Factor/Unit/Reference Natural gas/117/lb CO2e per million BTU/EPA Climate Leaders
8.1. Please select the boundary you are using for your Scope 1 and 2 greenhouse gas inventory NA Operational control NA Boundary used for Scope 1 and 2 greenhouse gas inventory during 2011-2012/01 Jan 2012 - 31 Dec 2012 reporting period
8.2. Please provide your gross global Scope 1 emissions figure in metric tonnes CO2e NA Gross global Scope 1 emissions figure in metric tonnes CO2e for 2011 - 2012/01 Jan 2012 - 31 Dec 2012 reporting period
8.2. Please provide your gross global Scope 1 emissions figures in metric tonnes CO2e 777845
8.3. Please provide your gross global Scope 2 emissions figures in metric tonnes CO2e NA
8.4. Are there are any sources (e.g. facilities, specific GHGs, activities, geographies, etc.) of Scope 1 and Scope 2 emissions which are not included in your disclosure? NA Yes NA Proportion of Scope 1 emissions that are verified/assured for 2011 - 2012/01 Jan 2012 - 31 Dec 2012 reporting period
8.4a Reporting Period From/To/Source/Scope/Explain why the source is excluded 1 Jan 2012/31 Dec 2012/Purchased steam, Shanghai, China/Scope 2/The emission factors for this steam generation are not known at this time.
8.5 Reporting Period From/To/Please estimate the uncertainty of the total gross global Scope 1 and 2 emissions figures that you have supplied and specify the sources of uncertainty in your data gathering, handling and calculations/Scope 1 emissions 1 Jan 2012/31 Dec 2012/More than 2% but less than or equal to 5%/Data Gaps; Assumptions; Metering/ Measurement Constraints; Data Management/The Hormel Foods Scope 1 inventory is based on information received from third party invoices. The company takes st
8.6. Please indicate the verification/assurance status that applies to your Scope 1 emissions No third party verification or assurance Proportion of Scope 1 emissions that are verified/assured for 2011 - 2012/01 Jan 2012 - 31 Dec 2012 reporting period
8.6a. Please indicate the proportion of your Scope 1 emissions that are verified/assured More than 0% but less than or equal to 20% NA More than 90% but less than or equal to 100%
8.6b Reporting Period From/To/Please provide further details of the verification/assurance undertaken, and attach the relevant statements: Type of verification or assurance/Attach the document No Response
2013 Performance Band E D A NA
2013 Score 0 68 100 NA
0. Attachments NA NA NA If you have not been presented with a sector module that you consider would be appropriate for your company to answer, please select the module below. If you wish to view the questions first, please see https://www.cdproject.net/en-US/Programmes/Pages/Mor
0. Further Information NA NA NA If you are in these sectors (according to the Global Industry Classification Standard (GICS)), the corresponding sector modules will be marked as default options to your information request. If you want to query your classification, please email respond@c
0.1. Introduction - Please give a general description and introduction to your organization. NA Hormel Foods Corporation, based in Austin, Minn., is a multinational manufacturer and marketer of consumer-branded food and meat products, many of which are among the best known and most trusted in the food industry. The company leverages its extensive ex NA
0.1. Please give a general description and introduction to your organization. Hormel Foods Corporation, based in Austin, Minn., is a multinational manufacturer and marketer of consumer-branded food and meat products, many of which are among the best known and most trusted in the food industry. The company leverages its extensive ex
0.2. Please state the start and end date of the year for which you are reporting data. 2010-07-01
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2014 Performance Band E C A 2014 Performance Band
2014 Score 100 74 1 2014 Score
CDLI leader No No Yes The Climate Disclosure Leadership Index: A Company must: (1)   Make its response public and submit via CDP’s Online Response System (2) Achieve a score within the top 10% of the total regional sample population
Comment NA Comment
CPLI leader No No Yes The Climate Performance Leadership Inde: A company must: (1)Make its response public and submit via CDP’s Online Response System (2) Attain a performance score greater than (3) Disclose gross global Scope 1 and Scope 2 figures (4) Score maximum performanc
Scope 1 emissions 919287 All greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions that are directly from sources that are owned or controlled by the reporting entity.
Scope 2 emissions 594055 All indirect greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from the consumption of purchased electricity, heat or steam. Indirect GHG emissions are a consequence of the activities of the reporting entity, but occur at sources owned or controlled by another entity.
Target(s) reported abs int Absolute/Intensive
Ticker HRL Ticker
Verification/ assurance NA Audit and verification by a competent and independent organization that uses a standardized set of terms and methods.
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2.1. Are you able to identify which of your operations are located in water-stressed regions? No Response 4 answers 4 answers NA
0.4. Exclusions Are there any geographies, activities, facilities or types of water inputs/outputs within this boundary which are not included in your disclosure? NA No NA NA
2.2b. You may explain here why you are not able to identify which of your operations are located in regions subject to water stress or water-related risk and whether you have plans to explore this issue in the future No Response 3 answers 3 answers NA
0.4aList of Exclusions & Reason for Exclusions-Transparency & Reporting No Response No Response Answered NA
1.1. Does your company have a water policy, strategy or management plan? No Yes Yes NA
2.1bPlease list the water-stressed regions where you have operations and the percentage of your total operations in that area NA NA NA NA
2.1bPlease list the water-stressed regions where you have operations and the percentage of your total operations in that area-Transparency & Reporting No Response No Response 4 answers NA
2.2. Do you use other indicators (besides water stress) to identify operations which are located in regions subject to water-related risk? NA NA NA NA
0.1. Introduction Please give a general description and introduction to your organization. NA Hormel Foods Corporation, based in Austin, Minn., is a multinational manufacturer and marketer of consumer-branded food and meat products, many of which are among the best known and most trusted in the food industry. NA NA
0.2. Reporng Year Please state the start and end date of the year for which you are reporting data. 2.0. Enter the period that will be disclosed. NA 01-01-2011 - 31-12-2011 NA NA
0.3. Reporting Boundary Please indicate the category that describes the company, entities, or group for which you are reporting. NA Companies, entities or groups over which operational control is exercised. NA NA
2.3. Please specify the total percentage of your operations that are located in the regions at risk which you identified in questions 2.1 and/or 2.2 NA No NA NA
2.4. Please specify the basis you use to calculate the percentages used for questions 2.1 and/or 2.2 NA Other NA NA
1.1a. Please describe your policy, strategy or plan, including the highest level of responsibility for it within your company and its geographical reach-Transaprency & Reporting Australia/CCA's Water Policy covers all aspects of water related operations activities from both municipal and groundwater sources across the beverage and food businesses. United States of America/The Hormel Foods sustainability strategic plan includes section(s) related to water programs. The strategic plan, reviewed and updated annually, is applied to all Hormel Foods and its subsidiary locations. United States of America/We have a philosophy to limit water waste and a strategy to identify reduction opportunities from development through operations through supply chain. We build our stores to green building standards (LEED and Green Globes), and e NA
1.1b. Does the policy, strategy or plan specify water reduction, quality or efficiency targets or other water-related goals? NA Local NA NA
1.1bDoes the water policy, strategy or plan specify water-related targets or goals? No Yes Yes NA
0.4aList of Exclusions & Reason for Exclusions NA NA NA NA
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0.2. Reporting Year 2011-11-01
0.3. Reporting Boundary Companies, entities or groups over which operational control is exercised
0.4. Are there any geographies, activities, facilities or types of water inputs/outputs within this boundary which are not included in your disclosure? No
0.4a. List of Exclusions & Reason for Exclusions-Transparency & Reporting NA
0.4a. List of Exclusions & Reason for Exclusions-Transparency & Reporting (value) NA
1.1. Does your company have a water policy, strategy or management plan? No Yes Yes
1.1a. Please describe your policy, strategy or plan, including the highest level of responsibility for it within your company and its geographical reach-Transaprency & Reporting Australia/CCA's Water Policy covers all aspects of water related operations activities from both municipal and groundwater sources across the beverage and food businesses. NA United States of America/We have a philosophy to limit water waste and a strategy to identify reduction opportunities from development through operations through supply chain. We build our stores to green building standards (LEED and Green Globes), and e
1.1a. Please describe your policy, strategy or plan, including the highest level of responsibility for it within your company and its geographical reach-Transaprency & Reporting (value) NA
1.1b. Does the water policy, strategy or plan specify water-related targets or goals? Yes
1.1c. Description of Target/goal, its type and geographical reach -Transparency & Reporting 2 answers
1.1c. Description of Target/goal, its type and geographical reach -Transparency & Reporting (value) #NAME?
1.1d. You may explain here why your company does not have a water policy, strategy or plan and if you intend to put one in place. NA
1.2. What specific actions has your company taken to manage water resources or engage stakeholders in water-related issues and what are their outcomes?-Transparency & Reporting No response
1.2. What specific actions has your company taken to manage water resources or engage stakeholders in water-related issues and what are their outcomes?-Transparency & Reporting (value) #NAME?
2.1. Are any of your operations located in water-stressed regions? No
2.1a. Please specify the method(s) you use to characterize water-stressed regions- Environmental policy & Reporting WRI
2.1a. Please specify the method(s) you use to characterize water-stressed regions- Environmental policy & Reporting (value) #NAME?
2.1b. Please list the water-stressed regions where you have operations and the percentage of your total operations in that area-Transparency & Reporting NA
2.1b. Please list the water-stressed regions where you have operations and the percentage of your total operations in that area-Transparency & Reporting (value) NA
2.2. Are there other indicators (besides water stress) which you wish to report that help you to identify which of your operations are located in regions subject to water-related risk? No
2.2a. Please list the relevant risk indicator of your total operations in that area-Environment Policy and Reporting NA
2.2b. You may explain here why you do not wish to report or why you do not use other indicators to identify which of your operations are located in regions subject to water-related risk. NA
2.3. Please specify the total proportion of your operations that are located in the regions at risk which you identified in questions 2.1 and/or 2.2. 0 NA 99
2.4. The basis to use to calculate the percentages used for questions 2.1 and/or 2.2 NA
2.4. The basis to use to calculate the percentages used for questions 2.1 and/or 2.3 (value) NA
2.5. Do any of your key inputs or raw materials (excluding water) come from regions subject to water-related risk? No
2.5a. Please state or estimate the percentage of your key water-intensive inputs (excluding water) that come from these regions-Transparency & Reporting NA
2.5b. You may explain here why you are not able to identify if any of your key inputs or raw materials come from regions subject to water-related risk and whether you have plans to explore this issue in the future. NA
3.1. Is your company exposed to water-related risks (current or future) that have the potential to generate a substantive change in your business operation, revenue or expenditure? Yes
3.1a. Please describe the current and/or future risks to your operations, the ways in which these risks affect or could affect your operations and your current or proposed strategies for managing them-Transparency & Reporting NA
3.1a. Please describe the current and/or future risks to your operations, the ways in which these risks affect or could affect your operations and your current or proposed strategies for managing them-Transparency & Reporting (value) #NAME?
3.1b. Please explain why you do not consider your company to be exposed to any water-related risks that have the potential to generate a substantive change in your business operation, revenue or expenditure. NA
3.1c. Please explain why you do not know if your company is exposed to any water-related risks that have the potential to generate a substantive change in your business operation, revenue or expenditure, and your plans to assess this risk in the future. NA
3.2. Country or geographical scale-Environment Policy & Reporting River
3.2. What methodology do you use to analyze water-related risk across your operations?-Transparency & Reporting Answered
3.2. What methodology do you use to analyze water-related risk across your operations? We have developed an internal risk assessment process that focuses on water demand and supply, and water quality at a regional level.
3.3. Do you require your key suppliers to report on their water use, risks and management? No
3.4. Is your supply chain exposed to water-related risks (current or future) that have the potential to generate a substantive change in your business operation, revenue or expenditure? Yes
3.4b. Please explain why you do not consider your supply chain to be exposed to any water-related risks that have the potential to generate a substantive change in your business operation, revenue or expenditure. NA
3.4c. Please explain why you do not know if your supply chain is exposed to water-related risks that have the potential to generate a substantive change in your business operation, revenue or expenditure, and your plans to assess this risk in the future. NA
4.1. Has your business experienced any detrimental impacts related to water in the past five years? No
4.1. Please describe any detrimental impacts to business related to water your company has faced in the past five years, their financial impacts and whether they have resulted in any changes to company practices- Transparency & Reporting Answered
5.1. Do water-related issues present opportunities (current or future) that have the potential to generate a substantive change in your business operation, revenue or expenditure? Yes
5.1a. Please describe the current and/or future opportunities, the ways in which these opportunities affect or could affect your operations and your current or proposed strategies for exploiting them-Environmental Policy & Reporting 3 answers
5.1a. Please describe the current and/or future opportunities, the ways in which these opportunities affect or could affect your operations and your current or proposed strategies for exploiting them-Environmental Policy & Reporting (value) #NAME?
5.1b. Please explain why you do not consider water-related issues to present opportunities to your company that have the potential to generate a substantive change in your business operation, revenue or expenditure or supply chain. NA
5.1c. Please explain why you do not know whether water-related issues present opportunities to your company that have the potential to generate a substantive change in your business operation, revenue or expenditure. NA
6.1. Has your company identified any linkages or trade-offs between water and carbon emissions in its operations or supply chain? Yes
6.1a. Please describe the linkages or trade-offs between water and carbon emissions in its operations or supply chain?--Transparency & Reporting 2 answers
6.1a. Please describe the linkages or trade-offs and the related management policy or action between water and carbon emissions in its operations or supply chain?-Transparency & Reporting (value) #NAME?
7.1. Are you able to provide data, whether measured or estimated, on water withdrawals within your operations? Yes
7.1a. Please report the water withdrawals within your operations for the reporting year-Transparency & Reporting 0
7.1a. Please report the water withdrawals within your operations for the reporting year-Transparency & Reporting (value) 0
7.1b. Please explain why you are not able to provide data for water withdrawals. NA
7.2. Are you able to provide data, whether measured or estimated, on water recycling/reuse within your operations? Yes
7.2a. Please report the water recycling/reuse within your operations for the reporting year-Transparency & Reporting 3 answers
7.2a. Please report the water recycling/reuse within your operations for the reporting year-Transparency & Reporting (value) #NAME?
7.2b. Please explain why you are not able to provide data for water recycling/reuse within your operations. NA
7.2b. Please explain why you are not able to provide data for water recycling/reuse within your operations-Transparency & Reporting No Response
7.3. Please use this space to describe the methodologies used for questions 7.1 and 7.2 or to report withdrawals or recycling/reuse in a different format to that set out above. Water withdrawal total are obtained through collection of data recorded through calibrated flow measuring device by municipal locations and/or Hormel Foods and subsidiary locations. Reported totals are reviewed for accuracy using a variety of administrati
7.3. Please use this space to describe the methodologies used for questions 7.1 and 7.2 or to report withdrawals or recycling/reuse in a different format to that set out above-Transparency & Reporting Answered
7.4. Are any water sources significantly affected by your company's withdrawal of water? No
7.4a. Please list any water sources significantly affected by your company's withdrawal of water. NA
7.4b. You may explain here why your company's withrawal of water does not significantly affect any water sources. Hormel Foods and subsidiary water withdrawals do not account for an average of five percent or more of the annual average volume of a given water body, are not from water bodies that are recognized by professionals to be particularly sensitive due to thei
7.4b. You may explain here why your company's withrawal of water does not significantly affect any water sources-Transparency & reporting Answered
7.4c. Please explain why you do not know if any water sources are significantly affected by your company's withdrawal of water. NA
8.1. Are you able to identify discharges of water from your operations by destination, by treatment method and by quantity and quality using standard effluent parameters? Yes
8.1a. Please explain why you are not able to identify discharges from your operations by destination, treatment method , quantity and quality, and whether you have any plans to put in place systems that would enable you to do so. NA NA
8.2. Did your company pay any penalties or fines for significant breaches of discharge agreements or regulations in the reporting period? No NA
8.2a. Please describe the quality, quantity and destination of the water that was the subject of the significant breach(es), the associated fines and any actions taken to minimise the risk of future non-compliance NA NA
8.3. Are any water bodies and related habitats significantly affected by discharges of water or runoff from your operations? No NA
8.3a. Please list any water bodies and related habitats which are significantly affected by discharge of water or runoff from your operations NA NA
8.3b. You may explain here why your company's discharge of water does not significantly affect any water bodies or associated habitats. NA NA
8.3b. You may explain here why your company's discharge of water does not significantly affect any water bodies or related habitats-Tansparency & Reporting No Response NA
8.3c. Please explain why you do not know if any water bodies and associated habitats are significantly affected by discharge of water or runoff from your operations. NA NA
9.1. Please provide any available financial intensity values for your company's water use across its operations 3 answers NA
9.1. Please provide any available financial intensity values for your company's water use across its operations (value) #NAME? NA
9.2. Please provide any available water intensity values for your company's products or services across its operations. #NAME? NA
Please enter the name of the individual that has signed off (approved) the response and their job title Thomas E. Raymond, Director of Environmental Sustainability NA
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Rank 100 19 1 NA
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Rank 1 31 100 NA
CR’s 100 Best Corporate Citizens 2014
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Rank 1 89 100 NA
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Sum of Biogenic CO2 emissions 2.9 NA 23623772.5 Total biogenic CO2 emissions.
Sum of CO2 emissions (non-biogenic) 0.3 289287 53858607.2 Total non-biogenic CO2 emissions
Sum of Gases with No Listed GWP (metric tons) 0.3397 NA 1036.4
Sum of HFC emissions 2558.79 NA 19215.8
Sum of HFE emissions NA NA
Sum of Methane (CH4) emissions 0.21 114.66 2491216.14 Total methane emissions
Sum of NF3 emissions 5332 NA 21231.68
Sum of Nitrous Oxide (N2O) emissions 0.31 169.26 10675387.54
Sum of PFC emissions 33930.1 NA 1221318.27
Sum of SF6 emissions 4254.2 NA 153581.4
Total reported direct emissions 30.03 289570.92 54200390.452 Total emissions of CO2 and other gases in metric tons.
Industry Description NA NA Description of the type of industry the facility serves.
Is Some CO2 captured on-site and therefore not emitted? N NA Y Indicates if all CO2 is emitted or if some is sequestered.
Number of reporting facilities 1 3 50 Number of facilities reported to the EPA.
Percentage of facilities that emit pollutants 2 33.3333 100 Percent of reporting facilities that emit pollutants other than CO2.
Percentage of facilities that employ continuous emissions monitoring 6 NA 100
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ceo:numberOfRatings 1 45 4026 The number of ratings of the CEO
ceo:pctApprove 0 93 100 Percent of ratings of the CEO that were approving
ceo:title NA The title of the company's CEO
employer:numberOfRatings 1 54 6549 The number of Glassdoor users who have rated this company as a place to work.
Glassdoor Employer Ratings 1 3.4 5 The Top Companies for Work-Life Balance list is based on employee feedback shared in company reviews on Glassdoor.
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Executive Diversity 0 0.11 0.41 Percentage of officers and directors that are female.
Percentage of Profit 0 0 1.086 Percentage of profit donated.
Rank 500 339 1 NA
Toxicity produced 773771631 0 0 In pounds.
Toxicity released 113515588 0 0 In pounds.
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Guidelines NA GRI - G3 NA This field indicates which version of the GRI Guidelines is used for the reporting. As of publication year 2009, GRI only includes reporting that makes use of the G3 Guidelines, which were released in October 2006.
Integrated No No Yes GRI currently has two classifications for defining organization size: 'SME' and 'Large'. SME stands for Small- and Medium-sized Enterprises. GRI follows the definition for SMEs as set by the European Union: SMEs have 250 employees or less and have a yearl
Publication Year 2013 GRI currently has two classifications for defining organization size: 'SME' and 'Large'. SME stands for Small- and Medium-sized Enterprises. GRI follows the definition for SMEs as set by the European Union: SMEs have 250 employees or less and have a yearl
Region NA Northern America NA Region the organization operates in.
Report Html Address NA http://2012csr.hormelfoods.com/Home NA URL of the report location.
Report Pdf Address NA http://2012csr.hormelfoods.com/sites/csr2012-hormelfoods/pdf/Hormel_Foods_2012_Corporate_Responsibility_Report.pdf NA Location of a PDF version of the report.
Report Title NA 2012 Hormel Foods Corporate Responsibility Report NA Title of the report.
Sector NA Food and Beverage Products NA Industry sector.
Sector Supplements (Final) NA Food Processing NA This field indicates if the reporting organization has made use of one of the final Sector Supplements and which one. If ‘not used’ is indicated, it means that one of the final Sector Supplements is applicable, but has not been used. If ‘not applicable’ i
Size NA Large NA GRI currently has two classifications for defining organization size: 'SME' and 'Large'. SME stands for Small- and Medium-sized Enterprises. GRI follows the definition for SMEs as set by the European Union: SMEs have 250 employees or less and have a yearl
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Disclosure 0 78.5 100 Environmental disclosure was included as a stand-alone score to assess each company’s transparency with regard to its environmental performance. Specifically, this score evaluates the breadth and quality of company environmen
Green Score 21.4 43.7 82.9 NA
Envtl. Mgmt. 21.3 59.6 91.9 Based on an analysis of companies tracked in Sustainalytics’ Global Platform, the Environmental Management Score is an assessment of how a company manages its environmental performance through policies, programs, targets, certifications, and the like. To
Envtl. Impact 0 20.1 89 Based on data compiled by Trucost, this is a comprehensive, quantitative, and standardized measurement of the overall environmental impact of a company’s global operations. More than 700 metrics—including emissions of nine key greenhouse gases, water use,
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Carbon Productivity 0.003 0.089 0.97 GHG Productivity defined as Revenue ($US) / Total Greenhouse gas (GHG) Emissions (CO2e).
Energy Productivity 0.021 0.162 0.971 Energy Productivity defined as Revenue ($US) / Total Energy Consumption (GJ).
Newsweek Green Score 0.014 0.199 0.851 This score is derived from the following component scores: an Energy Productivity,Carbon Productivity, Water Productivity, Waste Productivity, Reputation, Pay Link, Sustainability Themed Committee, Audit ; weighted at 45 percent, 45 percent, and 10 percen
Pay Link No No Yes A mechanism to link the remuneration of any member of a company's senior executive team with the achievement of environmental performance targets.
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Reputation 0.005 0.362 1.0 The Reputation score is made up of two components: (1) The RepRisk Index, which is a quantitative measure that captures criticism and quantifies a company exposure to ESG risks. (2) The second component is based on the number of environmental issues that
Sustainability Themed Committee No No Yes The existence of a committee at the Board of Directors level whose mandate is related to the sustainability of the company, including but not limited to environmental matters.
Waste Productivity 0.014 0.235 0.97 Waste Productivity is defined as Revenue ($US) / [Total waste generated (metric tonnes) – waste recycled/reused (metric tonnes)].
Water Productivity 0.028 0.358 0.992 Water Productivity is defined as Revenue ($US) / Total water use (m3).
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Corporate Governance 3 0.4 0 The scores for each ESG scope issue ranges from 0-3. The scoring refers to the number of times the company was criticized in relation to that scope issue: 0 = little or no exposure in the past 4 years; 1 = 5 direct relations in the past 4 years; 2 = 10 direct relations in the past 4 years; 3 = 20 direct relations in the past 4 years.
Current RRI 86 24 0 The RepRisk Index (RRI) is a quantitative risk measure that captures criticism and quantifies a company's exposure to controversial environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues. It does not measure a company's overall reputation, but rather is an indicator of their reputational risk.The Current RRI value indicates the current level of criticism about a company.
Employee Relations 3 1.2 0 The scores for each ESG scope issue ranges from 0-3. The scoring refers to the number of times the company was criticized in relation to that scope issue: 0 = little or no exposure in the past 4 years; 1 = 5 direct relations in the past 4 years; 2 = 10 direct relations in the past 4 years; 3 = 20 direct relations in the past 4 years.
Environmental FootPrint 3 1.4 0 The scores for each ESG scope issue ranges from 0-3. The scoring refers to the number of times the company was criticized in relation to that scope issue: 0 = little or no exposure in the past 4 years; 1 = 5 direct relations in the past 4 years; 2 = 10 direct relations in the past 4 years; 3 = 20 direct relations in the past 4 years.
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Weighted score 1.2 4.3 5.9

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