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Green Plains Releases 2023 Sustainability Report

04/09/2024

Green Plains Inc. (NASDAQ:GPRE) today released its 2023 Sustainability Report, outlining priorities and targets related to the planet, people and principles. The fourth annual report highlights continued progress on Green Plains’ carbon reduction strategies, advancements in technology innovations and partnerships, and attainment of certifications for food safety and sustainability.

“Our longstanding commitment to sustainability and innovation has made Green Plains a leader in providing low carbon-intensity, sustainable ingredients,” said Todd Becker, President and Chief Executive Officer of Green Plains. “Each of our annual sustainability reports emphasizes our prioritization of reducing carbon intensity, improving workplace safety, and a steadfast commitment to transparency and accountability. As we transform, our dedicated team of employees continually builds new pathways to achieving our sustainability goals, evolving our focus and enhancing our capabilities.”

The following achievements, among many others, are outlined in the 2023 Sustainability Report:

  • 28% reduction in operational greenhouse gas emissions from 2018 baseline
  • Achieved Food Safety Certification 22000 for Maximized Stillage Co-products™ processes at two biorefineries
  • Achieved a sustainability certification from EcoVadis, one of the world's leading sustainability ratings companies
  • Enhanced regenerative agriculture and data-collection programs to better track scope 3 emissions and lay the groundwork for incentivizing further emissions reductions across our supply chain
  • Achieved a 56% reduction in our 2023 OSHA recordable injury rate over our 2020 baseline, far exceeding our goal of a 35% reduction by 2025

Find our 2023 Sustainability Report here.

About Green Plains Inc.

Green Plains Inc. (NASDAQ:GPRE) is a leading biorefining company focused on the development and utilization of fermentation, agricultural and biological technologies in the processing of annually renewable crops into sustainable value-added ingredients. This includes the production of cleaner low carbon biofuels and renewable feedstocks for advanced biofuels. Green Plains is an innovative producer of Ultra-High Protein and novel ingredients for animal and aquaculture diets to help satisfy a growing global appetite for sustainable protein. For more information, visit www.gpreinc.com.

Green Plains Inc. Contacts

Investors: Phil Boggs | Executive Vice President, Investor Relations and Finance | 402.884.8700 | phil.boggs@gpreinc.com

Media: Devin Mogler | Senior Vice President, Corporate & Investor Relations | 202.389.2670 | devin.mogler@gpreinc.com

Source: Green Plains Inc.

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