Smithfield Renewables 25 by ‘25

Smithfield Renewables, a new platform within the organization that will unify, lead and accelerate the company’s industry-leading carbon reduction and renewable energy efforts. Smithfield Renewables will ensure the company meets its environmental commitments including its goal to reduce greenhouse gas emissions 25 percent by 2025.

Smithfield’s most recent Sustainability Report available here

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Energy

Smithfield Foods, Inc. and Roeslein Alternative Energy Continue Development of Manure-to-Energy Projects in Missouri
The additional $45 million investment will enable the continued implementation of “manure-to-energy” projects on Smithfield’s farms, resulting in renewable natural gas generation across 85% of the company’s hog finishing spaces in the state.

Energy

Dominion Energy and Smithfield Foods Invest Half Billion Dollars to Become Largest Renewable Natural Gas Supplier in U.S.
Dominion Energy and Smithfield Foods announced today the companies are doubling their investment in renewable natural gas (RNG) projects across the U.S. to $500 million through 2028.

Energy

Meet the 100: Kraig Westerbeek, Sr. Director/Smithfield Renewables – Smithfield Foods
Meet Kraig Westerbeek, senior director of Smithfield Renewables with Smithfield Foods. Smithfield Renewables was formed in 2017 as a platform to help the world’s largest pork processor and hog producer cut carbon and advance renewable energy.

Energy

From Hog Farm to Wind Farm — Feeding the World Using Sustainable Energy
Clean energy is a versatile tool to help companies do well by doing good. Sustainability has become a priority and developing a plan to use clean energy helps businesses decrease their environmental footprint and remain relevant in the market.

Energy

Dominion Energy and Smithfield Foods Break Ground on Largest Renewable Natural Gas Project in North Carolina
Dominion Energy and Smithfield Foods, Inc. are pleased to announce that the companies are breaking ground on North Carolina’s largest renewable natural gas (RNG) project through their joint venture, Align Renewable Natural Gas.

Energy

Smithfield Foods’ “Manure-to-Energy” Project to Inject Renewable Natural Gas Directly to Milan, Missouri Distribution System
Smithfield’s manure-to-energy projects in Missouri are part of Smithfield Renewables, the company’s platform to unify and accelerate its carbon reduction and renewable energy efforts, and key to achieving its goal to reduce GHG emissions 25% by 2025.

Energy

ALLETE Clean Energy's Diamond Spring Wind Project Will Provide Renewable Energy to Large Corporate Customers Including Smithfield Foods and Walmart
ALLETE Clean Energy, a wholly owned subsidiary of ALLETE (NYSE: ALE), announced today a power sales agreement with Smithfield Foods, Inc. for the remaining output of the Diamond Spring wind site ALLETE Clean Energy will build, own and operate in Oklahoma.

Environment

The 4 Critical Steps to Climate Leadership
Last month, Smithfield Foods, the world’s largest pork producer, pledged to install manure lagoon covers and digesters on 90 percent of its hog finishing capacity in three states. The commitment includes Smithfield’s own operations, contract farms, as well as opportunities for other integrators to join. This will help Smithfield exceed its goal of reducing supply chain greenhouse gas emissions 25 percent by 2025.

Energy

Dominion Energy and Smithfield Foods Partner to Transform the Future of Sustainable Energy
Dominion Energy and Smithfield Foods, Inc. are joining forces in an historic initiative to transform the future of sustainable energy and agriculture, announcing their first projects in North Carolina, Virginia and Utah. The companies are forming a joint venture called Align Renewable Natural Gas (RNG)℠ that will capture methane emissions from hog farms and convert them into clean renewable energy for residential home heating and power for local businesses.

Environment

Smithfield Foods Video: A Landmark Investment to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions 25 Percent by 2025
“When we set an objective, we go big at Smithfield Foods to achieve it. This announcement is the culmination of decades spent studying and perfecting the commercial viability of ‘manure-to-energy’ projects. Our investment in these projects underscores our longstanding commitment to sustainability, as well as our promise to produce good food in a responsible way,” said Kenneth M. Sullivan, president and chief executive officer of Smithfield Foods, Inc.

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