The question everyone has today is whether or not sustainability will play an important role in their company’s bigger vision.
Every company seems to put the focus on the bottom line. While it is certainly one of the most important aspects of a business surviving, what the business says they believe in will also matter. Why? It’s due largely to the fact that this is really about what their customers think about and care about. Now, they can truly focus forward thanks to the cutting edge technology that they have invested in.
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It’s important that the largest food producer in the world makes it public that they are heading in this direction. They are perhaps one of the most innovative companies when it comes to food production. It may make sense that if you look back on their humble beginnings, as to why they put focus on the customers and what they care about too.
Sheldon Lavin has managed to carry this torch since the mid-70’s. Today, Sheldon Lavin is still focused on the expansion, growth, and now the sustainability of their food production. His foresight led him to direct the other leaders within the company to consider their best strategies, and any new technologies that would help them accomplish their goals.
The push towards being environmentally safe, and decrease their environmental footprint is on. Making the decision to focus on sustainability causes them to think through their processes and systems based upon that factor alone. Operational decisions are made with all of this in mind, and the company will continue to do so.
The company still faces change in the future, and major decisions all based upon the sustainability factor. OSI Group started when a German, immigrant family came to America with a dream of providing their community with the highest quality meats. Today, that dream is still alive thanks to Sheldon Lavin.
Check more about Sheldon Lavin: https://patch.com/illinois/chicago/sustainability-vision-sheldon-lavin-ceo-osi-group