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Social Responsibility and Sustainability

Social Responsibility and Sustainability

We provide members with an industry leading social responsibility program, which includes annual training for members, distributing employment and workplace training materials as well as assisting members through various customer social responsibility audits. Sustainability has always been an important factor within the Cooperative, and MBG’s program incorporates benchmarking the sustainable practices our members participate in.

Social Responsibility Program:

  • Grower certification days
  • Farmworker training and employment materials
  • Labor hot topics calls and legal guidance
  • Social Responsibility audit preparation and assistance
  • Liaison to growers and customers

MBG Sustainability:

  • Sustainability defined and benchmarked
  • Engaged in national and state level industry sustainability programs
  • Young Cooperator Leadership program
  • Agricultural political advocacy