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Dedicated to Improving the World Around Us

How we perform as a company is directly related to how we operate as global citizens.

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Purpose-led Performance

Our 2017 Purpose-led Performance Report outlines our 2025 goals for McCormick’s work to improve the health and well-being of all people, build vibrant communities where we live, work and source, and make a positive impact on the planet.

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Our Environmental Impact

We take responsibility for the long-term sustainability of our products and the world around them. We are adopting a systems approach—informed by science—to embed sustainability across our operations and supply chain. We’re already making progress to reduce our overall footprint and meet our aggressive 2019 goals.

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Sustainable Production

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We are mindful to preserve and protect the source of out flavours.

By respecting the land and our relationships with suppliers, producers, employees and the communities where we live and work, we strive to bring the world sought-after flavours of the highest quality while protecting the environment.

We test and evaluate the quality and safety of our products through development and delivery. Our Safe Quality Food Certified Supplier rating is the highest possible at Level 3. We’re committed to supply chain transparency, integrity and diversity.

The support we provide to the communities that supply our raw materials and enable us to manufacture our products helps them maintain better living conditions.

Diversity and Inclusion

Two things are essential to meeting our business growth objectives: focusing on global diversity and leveraging the collective power of our employees unique talents, and perspectives. We foster a mutually enriching environment that values the differences and dignity of all employees, enabling each of us to reach our potential and thereby create a stronger company.

More than a decade ago we formalised our approach to diversity by creating the McCormick Diversity & Inclusion Council. Today, our chairman and CEO serves as executive sponsor of the Global Diversity and Inclusion Executive Steering Committee, which sets strategy for regional and local committees across our offices. These efforts help our company maintain an environment that values the differences and dignity of all our employees. We’ve also established employee ambassador groups (EAGs) to give employees who share interests and goals a forum to collaborate and uniquely contribute to the business.

Our efforts have made us a winner of the James Rouse Diversity Award and the DiversityInc award. We have also been named to several best places to work lists, highlighting our inclusive culture. Learn about Supplier Diversity.

Global Giving

McCormick has a long-standing tradition of making a difference in the communities it serves. Apply for Charitable Giving for Nonprofits. Among our activities:

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Corporate Giving

McCormick employees embody a spirit of giving and volunteerism, serving as the backbone of the company’s charitable efforts.

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Unsung Heroes

This program, founded by Charles McCormick Sr. in 1940, awards athletes in their senior years for unselfish team play. One male and one female student each receives a C.P. McCormick Scholarship valued at $40,000, and runners-up also receive scholarships.

Charity Day

Once a year McCormick employees donate eight hours of their pay to local charities, with a dollar-for-dollar match by McCormick, resulting in millions of dollars raised.

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Community Service Award

We recognize employees who best exemplify our commitment to communities, with cash prizes awarded to the charities of the winners’ choice.

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Flavour for Life

We’re working with community partners, nonprofit organisations and government agencies to provide education on healthy eating to children, adults and families.

Corporate Governance

We are open and honest in business dealings both inside and outside the Company. We serve our customers, consumers, suppliers and communities in accordance with the highest standards of business ethics.