Our Sustainability Commitment

Americold plays a vital role in the food supply chain by providing the temperature-controlled infrastructure that connects food from farm to fork. Our focus throughout this process is built on our mission to maintain the integrity of the food supply chain and eliminate food waste. Through our Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) initiatives we are proactively decreasing and offsetting energy use, training and engaging our associates, giving back in our communities, and ensuring proper oversight across our business.

Read our 2020 Environmental, Social and Governance Report

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Corporate Partner

Proud to be a corporate partner with Feed the Children

We are passionate about giving back to the communities in which we live and work.  We partner with and support organizations around the globe that contribute to fighting hunger and supporting the growth and development of children and teens.

Our most significant partnership is with Feed the Children, a leading charitable organization dedicated to improving the lives of those in need. Together, we connect with local organizations across the United States to ensure our support and donations make a difference for under-served families.

161 Certifications and Counting

161 Americold U.S. sites have been recognized by the Global Cold Chain Alliance with Gold and Silver status certifications under the Energy Excellence Recognition Program for driving energy excellence in temperature-controlled warehousing.

Committed to Energy Efficiency

Creating ideal environments within our facilities is the epitome of what we do, and environmental stewardship is foundational to our operational principles. We implement energy management best practices in our facilities around the globe, driving sustainability from the ground up.  Energy efficient building designs and layouts, waste walks, associate training, water conservation actions, recycling programs, and more are integrated into our practices and operations to evolve standard processes and continually improve performance across our network.

Advanced Technology for Sustainable Solutions

At Americold, we’re using the latest energy management technology to keep operations at the highest levels of efficiency.

We use real-time metering and monitoring tools at more than 90 percent of our facilities. And where available, we participate in utility demand-response programs – lowering emissions and helping to reduce our carbon footprint. It’s all part of our commitment to energy sustainability, to you, and to a healthy planet.

Read our 2020 Environmental, Social and Governance Report to hear from our President and CEO, Fred Boehler, and review detailed information about more of our initiatives.

Not Your Average Household Freezer

Our newest temperature-controlled facilities are more than 92 times more efficient at freezing and keeping product frozen than your typical domestic freezer.