- A new report, "Worker Equity in Food and Agriculture," which was produced by Tellus Institute and Sustainalytics with backing from the Rockefeller Foundation, named Dole Food Co as a leading company for worker equity policies and practices.
- Dole received high marks for its efforts to eliminate discrimination and protecting workers’ rights to assemble.
- “Dole has always felt that our social responsibility programmes are closely tied to our employees," Sue Hagen, Dole's senior vice president, human resources, said in a statement.
From the article:
"... The new report, Worker Equity in Food and Agriculture by Tellus Institute and Sustainalytics, tracks practices at the 100 largest and most influential US companies, finding many trouble spots across the industry. Yet, it also finds bright spots at companies demonstrating leadership in best practices. ..."