In 2018, around 9,900 hours were spent on human rights training.
We are committed to promoting and protecting human rights within our operations and in our supply chain.
Our human rights practices and expectations are part of our Code of Ethical Business Conduct, other policies, Supplier Responsibility Principles and supplier contracts. In addition, our Human Rights Statement outlines additional measures we have in place to protect the rights of others.
Hormel Foods team members are trained on policies and procedures concerning aspects of human rights that are relevant to our operations. In 2018, around 9,900 hours were spent on human rights training. (Some of these hours may be included in our total training hours in the training section of this report.)
In addition to these efforts, Hormel Foods is a member of the Consumer Goods Forum and Global Social Compliance Program, which have initiatives in place to work collaboratively to improve the lives of workers around the world.
For additional information about our human rights efforts, please visit our corporate website.