Hill’s Pet Nutrition

What do they do? 

Hill’s is a pet nutrition company which formulates and manufactures research-based diets for dogs and cats.


Visit their sustainability page to explore further:  


Sustainability focused partnerships and certifications:


Our assessment:  

Hill’s Pet Nutrition has a detailed and transparent sustainability platform on their website, clearly displaying their efforts to be environmentally friendly. Their policy involves waste mitigation, recyclable packaging, as well as increasing energy and water efficiency. By 2019, 70% of their pet food packaging was recyclable, and their goal is to have 100% recyclable packaging by 2025. Additionally, they have measurably reduced CO2 emissions and increased water efficiency. This company is an industry leader when it comes to sustainability commitment and visibility.


Current Progress:

  • 14% reduced CO2 emissions since 2011
  • 10% increased water efficiency since 2018


Hills is a subsidiary of Colgate-Palmolive, who was not assessed in the above summary. Their sustainability policy can be found here.


Dedicated Sustainability Group/Person? Unknown 


Company size: Large (over 250 full-time equivalent employees)


Year added to guidebook: 2022


Last updated: 2022


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