Activities include research and development, manufacturing, warehousing, logistics, marketing and sales for both domestic and international customers. Universal Robina Corporation manufactures and sells its foods throughout south-east Asia. Previously, its legacy systems were unable to manage sales, production and logistics operations for the company's complex demand cycle, which required each location to use its own software. Central warehouse management was a manual process and was prone to error; it was not possible to control complex order conditions or to understand the true end-to-end costs of production and sales.
Chief Executive Officer To our valued stakeholders, Through the years, URC has established a rich heritage of success in producing great brands and products that consumers have come to love. The company transformed from a local manufacturer of cornstarch in the Philippines to one of the largest multinational companies in the ASEAN and Oceania regions, offering a wide range of delightful snack foods and beverages to consumers.
Our credibility in building solid brands throughout the years has made us the partner of choice of strong international companies, namely ConAgra of the United States, Nissin Foods and Calbee of Japan, Danone of France, and Vitasoy of Hong Kong.
Our agro-industrial group, and commodity foods business are also among the largest and most profitable in the Philippines. We have been deliberate in committing to sustainability last year, and this led us in forming a sustainability steering committee composed of the top key executives of the company and the conglomerate.
We started with the development of our sustainability strategy in and this has been further articulated as one of our key strategic pillars during our recent strategy planning meetings.
We identified and acknowledged our most material economic, environmental, and social issues as long-term priorities. We intend to report to all our stakeholders our plan in achieving our sustainable goals.
As we undergo this process of integrating sustainability, we will discover that we have existing sustainability programs, and we will also discover gaps that need to be addressed by the Steering Committee, and other champions from different business groups.
These gaps will be effectively addressed by creating new programs aligned with the KPIs leading up to Moving forward, URC will pursue such activities more strategically, having defined our key focus areas to become a better, more sustainable company in the first five years, namely: We affirm our commitment to operate with the future in mind by making our approach proactive to responsible resources management in terms of energy consumption, and we will go beyond environmental compliance.
We will be reducing our energy and water consumption untilbut within the first two years, we will focus on completing the baselining of our water and energy consumption. We maintain our commitment to be a fair employer by providing a decent workplace for our people, and enhancing our social impact in the lives of people in the communities where we operate.
Achieving total workplace safety for our employees means complying with all health and safety regulations, and aiming to reduce or eliminate lost time injury.
Within our communities, we aim to improve our approaches to community development based on measured social needs in areas where URC operates, and further promote nutrition and livelihood. Naturally, our Products will be central to our sustainability practice.
We will continue to address the need for better food choices through a wider range of products, and likewise enhance responsible marketing practices. We will ensure the quality of our products by complying with all applicable product responsibility and labeling legislation.
For the remainder of the sustainability strategy timeline, which is untilURC will be addressing the following material aspects on top of Natural Resources, People, and Product: Across our business units, we recognize the risks inherent to a large and diverse food supply chain.
Our commitment is to promote responsible supplier relationships throughout our procurement practices and decisions, improving traceability mechanisms for our tier 1 and tier 2 suppliers, risk assessment within our supply chain, and enhanced supplier training.
All this leads to economic growth that is responsible and inclusive. We reaffirm our commitment to achieving financial viability with integrity, inclusive growth among stakeholders, enterprise risk management, investor transparency and disclosure, innovation through sustainable practices, and other financial benefits from meeting Environment, Social, and Governance ESG targets.
Today, we recognize that we operate in an industry where environmentally and socially responsible companies are themselves in high demand, given the importance of issues like climate change, shifting consumer lifestyles, and supply chain responsibility. These five focus areas — Natural Resources, People, Product, Supply Chain, and Economic — are drawn from the broader trends that URC now faces and must address, and they are of utmost materiality to our business as determined through rigorous processes of stakeholder engagement, performance benchmarking, and industry analyses.
This purposeful transformation strategy will enable us to respond to the opportunities that are influencing the future of our business.
Across the markets where we operate, lifestyle choices are geared toward wellness, and products are brought under scrutiny, from their origins to even their retrieval.
Among the middle-class populations in emerging markets, consumers are looking for healthier and more premium snacking options.
We are perfectly positioned to address consumer trends capitalizing on convenience, on-the-go, ready-to-eat, and ready-to-drink. We must likewise meet the demand to increase the nutritional value of snack foods and beverages, thus maintaining our favorable brand image.The company's constant efforts caused URC to have market leadership in salty snacks, candies, chocolates, canned beans, and ready-to-drink tea while maintaining strong positions in coffee, biscuits .
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URC Vietnam is committed to Vietnam’s development in the long run. Our business goal goes Universal Robina Corporation (URC) View More.
Our Core Our Brands. Beverage; Candy; Snack; Biscuit; View All Brands. Corporate Social Responsibility. URC Vietnam recognizes its role as a responsible citizen.
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