People and Planet are familiar terms for many companies. As we have increased our understanding of sustainability at Darden, we've come to see that there are a host of sustainability challenges – and opportunities – ingrained into what we put on the Plate. This includes our long-time focus on food safety, seafood stewardship and animal welfare. It also includes our heightened attention to the nutritional content of our meals, as well as the early steps we are taking to better understand the environmental "footprint" of the foods we serve.
Our Commitment to
Darden's vision is to be a company that positively affects our guests, employees, communities and business partners – quite simply, we want to be a company that matters.
Darden takes a resource-focused approach to sustainability. Our goal is to reduce the amount of resources we use at every restaurant and manage the inputs and outputs of our direct operations.
Darden focuses on opportunities where we can improve the sustainability, nutrition and safety of our supply chain by partnering with key suppliers, scientists, industry and communities.