Our purpose is to provide safe, nutritious and affordable food, and good quality clothing that is great value for money. We live and breathe our values through the work we do every day. They guide our behaviour and help us deliver long-term benefits for our people, suppliers, communities, customers and the environment.

We remain committed to doing the right thing for the long-term and to taking action now."

George Weston

Chief Executive
Associated British Foods plc

Investing for tomorrow, delivering today

As a business we have a clear sense of our social purpose. We work hard to provide safe, nutritious and affordable food and good quality, affordable clothing to millions of customers worldwide every day. Only if we do these things well should we make a profit.

Responsibility governance

All our businesses operate within a clear corporate responsibility governance framework.


Assessing and prioritising the most material environmental and social risks and opportunities starts with our businesses. 

Stakeholder engagement

How we understand different groups’ priorities and concerns to help us set the right priorities.

Our material topics

We recognise the need to understand the ESG issues most relevant to our operations, our industries and our stakeholders.

Sustainability reporting

Responsibility Report

Read about the positive role we play, both socially and environmentally, in our latest Responsibility Report.

Reports and data

Download and view our reports and other materials.


ESG investor days

Watch our recent ESG investor events to hear more about our approach and work on Environmental, Social and Governance topics.

Responsibility in action

At ABF, we are committed to creating value responsibly together with all our stakeholders.

The following case studies highlight some of our initiatives.


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