Smithfield Foods
Governance & Management
1. Charges board members and senior executives with oversight of water-related issues
1.1 — Board Oversight
1.0
6.0
1.2 — Senior Executive Oversight
3.0
5.0
1.3 — Executive Compensation
0.0
6.0
2. Considers water in strategy & operations
2.1 — Business Planning
2.0
2.0
2.2 — Translates water risk into financial terms
0.0
3.0
2.3 — Policy to guide procurement function
0.0
3.0
Total
6
25
Direct Operations
3. Reports data on water use and discharge in direct operations
3.1 — Water Withdrawals - Total Volume
0.2
0.2
3.2 — Water Withdrawals - Withdrawals by Source
0.2
0.2
3.3 — Water Consumption - Total Volume
0.2
0.2
3.4 — Water Discharge - Total Volume
0.2
0.2
3.5 — Water Discharges - Volume by Destination
0.2
0.2
3.6 — Water Discharge Quality Data - by Standard Effluent Parameters
0.5
0.5
3.7 — Data are Differentiated by Risk or Science-Based
0.0
1.0
3.8 — Data are Externally Verified
0.0
0.5
4. Assesses water risks facing direct operations
4.1 — Analysis of Watershed Conditions
4.0
4.0
4.2 — Analysis of Facility Impacts
3.0
3.0
4.3 — Analysis of Future Conditions
1.0
1.0
5. Sets standards and goals for direct operations on water use, discharge and impacts on watersheds
5.1 — Targets to reduce water use
2.0
4.0
5.2 — Wastewater discharge standard
0.0
3.0
5.3 — Watershed protection plan
0.0
2.0
Total
11.5
20
Manufacturing Supply Chain
6. Assesses water risks facing manufacturing suppliers
6.1 — Analysis of Watershed Conditions
0.0
2.0
6.2 — Analysis of Supplier Performance
0.0
1.0
6.3 — Analysis of Future Conditions
0.0
1.0
7. Has policies and programs to encourage manufacturing suppliers to improve water and wastewater measurement, management & reporting
7.1 — Supplier Policy
2.0
2.0
7.2 — Collects Data from Manufacturing Suppliers
0.0
2.0
7.3 — Water Management Program
0.0
2.0
7.4 — Watershed Protection Plan
0.0
2.0
8. Supports and incentivizes manufacturing suppliers to strengthen water management practices
8.1 — Educational Support
0.0
1.0
8.2 — Direct Financial Incentives
0.0
1.0
8.3 — Indirect Financial Incentives
0.0
1.0
Total
2
15
Agricultural Supply Chain
9. Assesses water-related risks facing key commodities and sourcing regions
9.1 — Analysis of Watershed Conditions
0.0
5.0
9.2 — Characterization of Water Demands and Pollution Impacts
0.0
4.0
9.3 — Analysis of Future Conditions
0.0
1.0
10. Has policies and programs to encourage agricultural producers in their supply chain to measure, manage and report their water use and pollution impacts
10.1 — Sustainable Agriculture Policy
0.0
4.0
10.2 — Time-bound Goals for Agricultural Sourcing that Reduces Water Impacts
6.0
8.0
10.3 — Employs Metrics-based Platforms and Standards to Measure Progress against Sustainable Sourcing Goals
0.0
0.0
10.4 — Collects Agricultural Supply Chain Data and Shares Analysis with Producers
2.0
4.0
10.5 — Watershed Protection Plan
0.0
4.0
11. Supports and incentivizes agricultural producers in the supply chain to strengthen water management practices
11.1 — Educational Support
3.0
3.0
11.2 — Direct financial incentives
4.0
4.0
11.3 — Indirect Financial Incentives
3.0
3.0
Total
18
40
2019 Total Score:
37.50
100 Points
2017 Total Score:
32.50
100 Points
2015 Total Score:
33.00
100 Points