We're honored that others notice our efforts
Smithfield is proud to receive awards and other forms of recognition from leading companies and organizations for our commitment to excellence and sustainability. Here are just a few.
SEAL Sustainability Award
Smithfield Foods received a 2021 Sustainability, Environmental Achievement and Leadership (SEAL) Award in the Environmental Initiative category for demonstrating ESG leadership and innovation in its distribution operations.
Forbes' List of America's Best Employers for Veterans
Smithfield Foods has been recognized for a second consecutive year on Forbes' list of America's Best Employers for Veterans. The 2021 list, presented by Forbes and Statista Inc., is based on an independent survey completed by over 5,000 U.S. veterans working for companies who employ at least 1,000 people in the United States.
2021 “BEST FOR VETS” RANKING
WORLD SUSTAINABILITY AWARDS
Smithfield is honored to be the winner of the World Sustainability Awards’ (WSA) prestigious “Profit with a Purpose” award for aligning sustainability and profitability through its innovative renewable natural gas (RNG) programs that reduce carbon emissions across the U.S. by converting methane from hog manure into clean energy for consumers while presenting new revenue opportunities for family farmers.
In addition to the “Profit with a Purpose” award, Smithfield received a “Highly Commendable” honorable mention in the WSA’s ‘External Partnership’ category for our collaboration with a leading environmental organization to assist farmers in our supply chain with implementing sustainable farming practices.
Business Intelligence Group Finalist for Sustainability Leadership
The outlet’s Sustainability Awards honor companies who have made sustainability an integral part of their business. View the full list of 2021 Sustainability Award finalists.
TeamMates Community Partner of the YEar
Smithfield has been announced as TeamMates' 2020-21 Community Partner of the Year for our partnership in Crete, Nebraska. TeamMates serves middle and high school students through mentor-student relationships that encourage students to discover and build upon their individual strengths and talents. Smithfield has sponsored the program since 2011 and several employees volunteer as mentors.
Named to Selling Power's 2021 "50 Best Companies to Sell for"
Selling Power, a leading sales publication, has Smithfield 27th on its list of “50 Best Companies to Sell For” after an extensive evaluation process that assessed compensation and benefits packages, sales culture, onboarding practices, sales enablement strategies and training processes and its COVID-19 response.
Read the complete list of Best Companies to Sell For.