Prioritising the health, safety and wellbeing of our team, and cultivating inclusive and diverse workplaces where everyone is respected, supported and empowered to fulfil their potential.
For customers, consumers, and our own business through our high quality, healthy, nutritious, and affordable products, and through the relationships we forge with our supply chain.
That means looking out for the communities and environments impacted by our business, acting with integrity and working to reduce our negative impacts every day.
Each part of the GWF business reviews its Sustainability Roadmap and includes updates on these business strategies at quarterly reviews. Public reports are produced annually.
Acting responsibly towards people and the planet is not new to us, but we know there is more we can and
We’re committed to delivering value for customers, ensuring products are safe, consistent in quality and support good health.
of sugar removed from the food supply as a result of Tip Top Bakeries reducing sugar and artificial additives in their products
of Tip Top products have a Health Star Rating of 3.5, and we’ve committed to continue improving the nutrition of these products
of food produced by Tip Top Bakeries is sent to landfill
Ploughmans Bakery (a GWF business) in New Zealand is the first and only bakery brand to introduce recycled plastic into its bread bags from May 2022. By using Post Industrial Recycled Plastic, Ploughmans Bakery has reduced its use of virgin plastic by 30%.
Workplace health and safety is a consistent area of focus for us. This means prioritising employee wellbeing,
including mental health.
of the top 130 positions are held by women (2022 Workplace Gender Equality Agency data)
employees have completed health assessments and strengthening programs with on-site physio support
loaves of bread donated to both Foodbank in Australia and KidsCan in New Zealand
We offer one paid day a week off for 12 weeks to help new parents manage the process of coming back to work. We also fund a ‘first aid for families’ course for new parents. The result? A post-parental leave retention rate of 92%.
As well as its environmental impact, we’re also aware of the material risk climate change poses to our
businesses and their supply chains, and are working hard to secure a healthy environment.
decrease in reportable greenhouse gas emissions since 2008/09
decrease in reportable energy consumption since 2008/09
reduction in C02 since 2008/09
Solar installations are already complete at Tip Top’s Townsville and Bendigo bakeries and all other bakeries are set to follow over the next three years. Tip Top aims to have 10% of its total electricity requirements be solar powered by 2025 and is working to purchase its remaining energy from renewable sources.
Click to download our latest reports and statements, which outline progress we’ve already made as well as our commitments for the future.