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27 Nov 2018
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Ferrero releases 8th corporate

The Ferrero Group releases its 9th Corporate Social Responsibility Report. 
For another year running, Ferrero demonstrates its commitment to positively contributing to the planet and the people it works with through its social responsibility strategy: “Sharing values to create value”. 
Ferrero’s 9th report sees important developments in all areas of our activities. Key results include the increased number of woman in senior management roles, in line with its objective to achieve a 5% increase by 2020. Furthermore, the Kinder+Sport programme has been extended to 30 countries, moving 4 million children, whilst in our raw material procurement strategy, Ferrero reached 70% of certified cocoa, 25% traceability of its hazelnuts and extended its commitment to reach a 100% supply of eggs from barn hens globally. 
“Our passion for creating the highest quality products defines our everyday activities all the way back to sourcing the very best raw materials. The ‘very best’ not only in terms of product excellence but also in terms of rigorous criteria in sustainability, which we apply all along our value chain in partnership with a multitude of stakeholders.” confirms Giovanni Ferrero, Executive Chairman of the Ferrero Group. 
In addition to confirming all the commitments of its corporate social responsibility strategy for 2020, Ferrero connects all its Group business themes to the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), to support the accomplishment of the SDGs by 2030. 
All of Ferrero’s activities were defined according to the expectations and priorities of its stakeholders, and shape its global value chain into a journey of responsibility. 
Ferrero’s CSR report has been submitted to GRI to perform the GRI Content Index Service, in addition to being subject to a limited assurance engagement by a third party auditor. 

Ferrero’s 9th CSR report on Sharing Values to Create Value 

Ferrero began its journey in the small town of Alba in Piedmont, Italy, in 1946. Today, it is one of the world’s largest sweet-packaged food companies, with over 35 iconic brands sold in more than 170 countries. The Ferrero Group brings joy to people around the world with much-loved treats and snacks, including Nutella®, Kinder®, Tic Tac® and Ferrero Rocher®. With over 47,000 employees, we are passionate about helping people celebrate life's special moments. The Ferrero Group, now in its third generation, is based on family values with a dedication to quality and excellence, heritage, and a commitment to the planet and communities in which we operate.