Stewardship Statements of Direction
The process to clearly define our position in the area of sustainability has been important and very educational. Through this process we have come to realize that the concept of Stewardship more accurately describes our company's history, our culture and our future aspirations.
Stewardship is defined as "the careful and responsible management of something entrusted to one's care."
Gordon Food Service is a multigenerational family owned and operated business built firmly on biblical principles. Taking care of what we have been blessed with and passing it on to those who come after us embodies the Gordon family philosophy.
Gordon Food Service Annual Stewardship Report
Being a responsible steward is a top priority for Gordon Food Service, from the way we impact the planet we live on, to the people we employ, and the communities we live and work in. Gordon Food Service is committed to improvement and responsible growth, and we are excited to share our 2013 accomplishments, and areas we will continue to focus on.
With this critical mission of leaving behind a healthy and growing organization, we have set our sights on current and future objectives in the following areas:
Our Gordon Food Service Stewardship Statements of Direction follow an issues-based approach to outlining our position and primary focus. While recognizing that our list of Stewardship objectives is not all-inclusive, we have included those deemed to be timely and important by our shareholders, employees, customers, vendors, and the communities we serve.
Diversity and Inclusion
We embrace diversity and leverage inclusion because we believe it strengthens our workforce, maximizing our ability to serve our customers and be a leader in our industry.
Ensure Corporate Sustainability
Sustained financial performance allows us to serve our customers, provide jobs, pay taxes, and support communities today and in the future.Learn More
Promote Social Responsibility
At Gordon Food Service, we seek to care for our people, customers, suppliers, and the communities we serve.Learn More
Minimize Environmental Impact
Our primary areas of focus are maintaining sustainable operations and offering sustainable products.Learn More
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