San Franola’s Commitment to Our Community
San Franola Mission:
San Franola believes food can be healthy AND delicious. Each ingredient is thoughtfully chosen, carefully prepared, and artfully combined to produce an enjoyable eating experience.
San Franola Values:
We value a flexible, creative space that encourages contribution from everyone in shaping the company. The following is a representation of what we hold dear:
– We encourage and support equal respect for all people
– We want our partners to love working with us
– The success of every aspect of the business is everyone’s responsibility
– Our work environment must be comfortable, stimulating, and focused
– We strive to be the best, and aim to hit the stretch goal
San Franola Community Involvement:
We believe in the value of engaging with our community through volunteer efforts and offering our resources to organizations who have similar beliefs. Our existence is a result of many people’s hard work, both directly and indirectly. We have many lessons to pass along, as well as a responsibility to cultivate the next San Franola.
Company Volunteer Day-San Franola will engage in a volunteer activity one day per quarter. Feel free to ping us if you have ideas for future efforts. [email protected]
Donations-We are happy to support select causes with the donation of our products, our network, and/or our knowledge gained. Feel free to ping us with a request of San Franola resources. [email protected]
Local purchasing policy: San Franola will do everything in its power to source locally. Our buying criteria is three fold: price, quality, and environmental impact.
San Franola will work to minimize environmental impact while any/all products are under our control. We will also work with to minimize waste of suppliers and minimize waste of partners.
Working with our Suppliers:
We acknowledge that suppliers are independent entities; however, the business actions of the suppliers are extensions that directly reflect San Franola.
Health, Safety, and Environment
Suppliers shall provide a safe and healthy workplace setting to prevent accidents and injury to
health arising out of, linked with, or occurring in the course of work or as a result of the operation of suppliers’ facilities. Suppliers shall adopt responsible measures to mitigate negative impacts that the workplace has on the environment.
Responsibility and Accountability
San Franola expects its suppliers to conduct business with transparency and integrity while cooperating with our outlined standards and the national laws. In the case of a deficiency arising, the suppliers must engage in the appropriate actions to amend the deficiencies to San Franola’s approval.
Supplier Diversity Initiative
San Franola values cultivating strategic procurement relationships with minority-, women- and veteran-owned businesses that provide high quality and cost effective products. To become a diverse supplier to San Franola, a company must meet the diverse supplier qualifications outlined herein and/or be recognized by a certifying agency. These agencies include: National Minority Supplier Development Council, Women’s Business Enterprise National Council, Other federal, state, and/or local government agencies. Other certifications may be recognized on a case-by-case basis. San Franola requires proof of certification from its diverse suppliers. Any questions pertaining to San Franola’s Supplier Diversity Initiative can be sent [email protected]