What we eat today can change our tomorrow
On 25 September 2015, the 193 member countries of the United Nations signed the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, a plan of 17 global goals, including many linked to the current food models such as fighting hunger, poverty, access to education and climate change. This is why we chose to take action.
4,170 tonnes of products donated to people in need.
Good health and well-being
Since 2010, 476 product reformulations, 26 of which in 2020, reducing the fat, saturated fat, salt and/or sugar content or increasing fibre.
34 new products without added sugar, rich in fibre, wholegrain or made with legumes.
Since 2016, a zero-palm oil company.
Approximately 20,000 children involved in activities dedicated to food education, physical exercise and healthy lifestyles.
Over 7,500 Barilla People have been involved in the sì.mediterraneo project.
About 300 children have had access to education, thanks to the school built in the Ivory Coast.
Affordable and clean energy
64% of the purchased electricity comes from renewable sources with GO certificates.
Support for the development of renewable energies in India, through compensation projects.
Decent work and economic growth
The continued commitment to make the working environment more inclusive and attentive to the balance between private and professional life.
Promoted the development of 16 ERG (Employee Resource Groups): interest groups created by employees, centred around specific types of diversity.
37% of executives and managers are women.
Reached the gender-pay equality for all Barilla People worldwide.
Barilla: the first Italian company to win the Catalyst Award for the enhancement of female talent and inclusion in the workplace.
Industry, innovation and infrastructure
Nearly 10,000 fewer trucks on the roads thanks to projects to favor rail transport.
Decent work and economic growth
Over 5,000,000 euro and more than 4,100 tonnes of products donated during the year to organizations, institutes and associations that have faced the Covid-19 emergency at the forefront.
Responsible consumption and production
About 10,000 farms involved in sustainable agriculture projects that concern the main raw materials, covering 63% of purchases.
2 Charters for the sustainable cultivation of soft wheat: Harrys Charter and Mulino Charter.
Durum Wheat Manifesto: a set of commitments for a quality and responsible supply chain.
100% of eggs from cage-free hens.
95% of the waste produced sent for recycling and energy recovery.
CO2eq emissions per tonne of finished product reduced by 31% (since 2010) and Science-Based Targets signed.
4 brands with total CO2eq compensation: Wasa, GranCereale, Harrys and Mulino Bianco.
Water consumption reduced by 23% in plants per tonne of finished product (from 2010).
99.6% of product packaging is designed to be recyclable.
100% of the paper and cardboard are in virgin fibre from responsibly managed forests.
Life on land
Zero testing of raw materials and products on animals, directly or indirectly.
All supplies of ingredients with animal origin comply with the Guidelines on Animal Welfare, defined in collaboration with Compassion in World Farming.
Support for the protection of biodiversity thanks to the Mulino Charter and through the projects of compensation for the protection of the Rainforest.
In Italy, a project aimed at restoring and protecting the woods was financed, together with Legambiente and AzzeroCO2.
Partnership for the goals
The results achieved were possible thanks to the ongoing and open dialogue with the actors of the supply chain, with the academic, scientific, non-profit world and with institutions, at national and international level.
In July 2021, Barilla adheres to the European Commission's Code of Conduct on Responsible Food Business and Marketing practices.
Our only way of doing business: caring for people and the planet
Good food builds stronger communities.
Stronger communities grow a better planet.