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Environmental Achievement Awards Program

2021 Environmental Achievement Awards Winners

Environmental Technology, Outreach and Training
First Place
Pilgrim’s
Broadway, Virginia

Environmental Technology, Outreach and Training
Second Place
Smithfield Foods
Springdale, Ohio

Pollution Prevention
First Place
Smithfield Foods
Cudahy, Wisconsin

Pollution Prevention
Second Place
JBS USA
Ottumwa Pork
Greeley, Colorado

Pollution Prevention
Third Place
Tyson Chicken, Inc.
Corydon, Indiana

Resource Conservation
First Place
JBS USA
Canada Beef
Greeley, Colorado

Resource Conservation
Second Place
Smithfield Foods
Lincoln, Nebraska

Resource Conservation
Third Place
Hormel Foods
Swiss American Sausage Company
Lathrop, California

Social and Economic Sustainability
First Place
Smithfield Foods
Orange City, Iowa

Social and Economic Sustainability
Second Place
SugarCreek Packing Co.
Cincinnati, Ohio

Social and Economic Sustainability
Third Place
Pilgrim’s
Moorefield Fresh
Greeley, Colorado


About the Achievement Awards

The NAMI Environmental Achievement Awards are won by those member companies that go beyond environmental compliance by designing and successfully implementing an innovative plant upgrade or environmental program.

  1. Resource Conservation
  2. Pollution Prevention
  3. Environmental Technology, Outreach and Training Programs
  4. Social and Economic Sustainability

In order to be eligible for the NAMI Environmental Achievement Award, all participants must submit supporting data on natural resource, financial or other metrics to document the achievements claimed in the submitted application. Graphs, charts or photographs are also helpful. In addition, all applicants must have achieved and still be eligible for one of the four tiers of the Environmental Recognition Program Awards.


Submission for the 2021 program is now closed.

For questions concerning the awards program, please contact Megan McCullough at 202-587-4241 or by email at mmccullough@meatinstitute.org.