Scotts Miracle-Gro (NYSE:SMG) is the world’s leading provider of lawn products and services, with approximately $3 billion in worldwide sales. Sustainability is an essential pillar in Scotts’ strategic plan and vision for the future. It has established a Sustainability Steering Committee to guide performance in this area, which comprises of leaders from Research & Development, Marketing, Supply Chain, Government Relations, Regulatory Affairs, and Corporate Affairs.
In 2011, Scotts went through a comprehensive integration of sustainability across their entire organization. Across the business, sustainability initiatives were being installed but several challenges remained:
- Collecting sustainability data from multiple, world-wide sources
- Responding to the Walmart Supplier Sustainability Assessment
- Monitoring progress towards sustainability performance goals
With the help of JadeTrack, Scotts is systematically collecting sustainability data for its entire operation. Scotts has used JadeTrack for its Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) and Corporate Social Responsibility reporting since 2011.