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Arcos Dorados Releases 2016 Social and Environmental Impact Results in Latin America and Caribbean

Arcos Dorados, the world’s largest McDonald’s franchisee operating in 20 countries in Latin America and the Caribbean, announces the publication of its 2016 Social and Environmental Impact Report, titled “Preparing the Recipe of the Future”, which outlines significant progress the Company has made against its key sustainability objectives.

The Company’s plan to create shared value for its business and society focuses on five main areas: People, Community, Supply Chain, Food and Planet. In the report, the Company details its commitment to youth employment, emphasizing its work with labor ministries, private organizations, and initiatives such as the Inter-American Development Bank’s New Employment Opportunities for Youth Program, which seeks to provide young people with their first formal job opportunity.

“As operators of the largest quick service restaurant chain in Latin America and the Caribbean, we are taking an industry leadership role regarding sustainability,” said Sergio Alonso, CEO of Arcos Dorados. “Sustainability is an important component of our strategy and identity. I am proud of the progress we have made and we are guided by clear sustainability goals as we strive to operate our business in a manner that benefits the environment and the communities we serve. Our extensive footprint spanning twenty countries means we are agents of change in Latin America and the Caribbean, and our actions have widespread benefits.”

Woods Staton, Chairman of Arcos Dorados noted: “As a particular area of focus, we are dedicated to providing employment opportunities for young people and ensuring they have access to the most comprehensive training programs in the region. Our employees are the face of the Arcos Dorados family and we are proud to work together to support the communities in which we operate.”

To view the Arcos Dorados 2016 Social and Environmental Impact Report: Preparing the Recipe of the Future, please visit: http://www.arcosdorados.com/img/editorial/comunidad/AD_informe_eng.zip.

Posted by on July 24, 2017.

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