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SUSTAINABILITY REPORT

Below are examples of both internal and external environmental awards and recognitions received by Tyson Foods during fiscal years 2010, 2011, and 2012.

  • Our Wilkesboro, North Carolina, poultry facility received the Honorable Mention Award from U.S. Poultry and Egg Association’s 2010 Clean Water Award competition in the pretreatment category.
  • Our Prepared Foods facilities in Dallas and Fort Worth, Texas, received wastewater treatment awards. Dallas, for the tenth year in a row, received the Blue Thumb Award from the Dallas Water Department for their wastewater treatment compliance, and Fort Worth received the City of Fort Worth Award for their wastewater treatment compliance performance for 2011.
  • Tyson Foods’ Monett, Missouri, poultry processing plant received gold award from the Missouri Water Environmental Association for 100 percent industrial wastewater pretreatment compliance. The facility has received this award every year since 1999.
  • In fiscal year 2011, Tyson Foods’ Cumming, Georgia, poultry processing plant won the Georgia Association of Water Professionals Platinum Award for the sixth year in a row. The award recognizes the facilities without permit violations.
  • In March 2012, 13 Tyson Foods locations received Environmental Recognition Awards from the American Meat Institute Foundation for their commitment to environmental responsibility.
  • Arkansas Wildlife Federation (AWF) recognized Tyson Foods as Corporate Conservationist of the Year at the Governor’s 2012 Conservation Achievement Awards Banquet held August 25, 2012. AWF noted Tyson Foods’ commitment to people, planet, profit, and products as the reason the company was chosen for the honor.

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