The premier food provider known as OSI Group is being led by David McDonald; once he graduated from college David McDonald joined OSI Group and this was a match made in heaven. He worked his way up until he reached the position he is in today. From early on, McDonald has in been interested in biology and agriculture, so it’s not surprising that he is also a member and chairman of The North American Meat Institute.
As the main leader of the OSI Group, McDonald has been able to propose and reach important sustainable goals inside the company. OSI is concerned with the impact it has on the world and that’s why they strive to create a sustainable relationship with the people, the communities, and the environment they get in contact. They reach the communities by establishing economic, social, and environmentally friendly frameworks in which they can continually operate. David McDonald’s number one goal in implementing sustainable approach was to show and offer the best practices for food industries everywhere. Moreover, these sustainable efforts have been recognized worldwide.
This company has identified their environmental impact in these different areas: waste management system, wastewater emissions, resource consumption, energy use, and air emissions. By 2010, OSI Groups expects to have reduced their water energy intensity by 10% and to achieve zero waste to landfill. OSI Group sets annual sustainable objectives and targets, then they continually monitor and control them daily with the help of their performance measurement system. McDonald is making sure to identify applicable, environmental legislative, regulatory and customer legal requirements that ensure the compliance in all their facilities.
OSI Group is completely committed to making strong contributions to the community; this company understands its role as a community leader and they encourage their employees to take part in events for the wellbeing of the community. McDonald’s desire to help has been so important that in 2014 OSI Group helped the communities of the Philippines that were affected by Typhoon Haiyan.
David McDonald has stated that OSI Group core values are the commitment to protect and ensure the health and safety for all of its employees, suppliers, colleagues, and customers or for anyone that comes into contact with the company. It’s no surprise why many Americans trust OSI Group as their main food supplier and with David McDonald’s leadership, this company has reached their sustainable goals years after years. The future looks bright for both our world and OSI Group.