We are a
that values sustainability

Whether it’s pets, the people who care for them, or the planet we share together, Hill’s has a long history of using science to transform lives. As our company has grown, so has our commitment to sustainability and making a positive impact in everything we do.

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Passionate about animal welfare

Globally we have helped over 12 million shelter pets find forever homes

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Committed to zero waste

All 6 Hill’s owned manufacturing sites are certified under the Total Resource Use and Efficiency (TRUE®) program for zero waste

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Our ingredients

Our biology-based nutrition uses carefully selected, high-quality ingredients

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Investing in a more sustainable future

70% of Hill's global packaging (by weight) was recyclable by 2019

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Hill’s uses 3 guiding philosophies

In our efforts to create a better world for future generations of pets, we make decisions based on three distinct principles:

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Science-led nutrition

We believe that science is the best path to giving your pet the best care possible. Our Ph.D. nutritionists and veterinarians search for new breakthroughs that can transform a dog or cat’s life for the better.

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Hill’s nutritional philosophy

Trends come and go, but we believe that science should always lead the way, creating food that helps pets live happy, healthy lives.


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The Hill’s Pet Nutrition Center

Innovative pet food takes an understanding of what pets love. That’s why more than 900 dogs and cats ensure that our final products can be enjoyed by pets around the world.


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High-quality standards

We only accept ingredients from suppliers whose facilities meet stringent quality standards. We examine each ingredient to ensure its safety, as well as each ingredient profile to ensure your pet gets the precise nutritional formulation they need.

Every Hill’s product undergoes a final safety check to help ensure the safety of your pet’s food. All finished products are physically inspected and tested for key nutrients prior to release to help ensure your pet gets a consistent product bag to bag.


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Pets bring people together

Pets have a way of transforming us as individuals and as a community. We embrace a diverse workforce, brought together by a love for pets.

The Hill’s Food, Shelter & Love Program

It’s amazing what a good meal can do for a pet in need. Globally the Hill’s Food, Shelter, Love program has donated more than $300M in food and helped over 12 million shelter pets find forever homes. In Australia, since 1998 we have donated 1.6M Kg of pet food to local animal charity partners.

  • Our goal: 15 million adopted pets


Disaster relief

From Australia to the US, The Hill’s Disaster Relief Network has partnered with shelters around the world to provide nutritional support for pets and shelters in need.

  • We’ve responded to more than 100 global natural disasters
  • Donated more than 180,000 Kg of food globally.



Hill’s employees volunteered over 4,600 hours globally in 2019, which is the equivalent of over 2 work years.

Partnering with those who share our vision

The best work is never done alone, which is why we work with organizations that share similar sustainability values.

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Helping the planet for a new generation

We realize that our decisions have a global impact, not just for today, but for every day after. Our business practices continue to evolve to keep the planet and natural resources in mind.

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Sustainable sourcing

Our goal is to integrate social, environmental, and ethical practices at every possible step. We consistently strive to improve efficiency with our suppliers to our manufacturing sites.

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Manufacturing with minimal impact

We work to produce quality pet food at the highest energy and water efficiency possible and minimize waste that reaches landfills or oceans.

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Recycle-ready dry pet food packaging

This breakthrough material was co-developed with our bag suppliers, to begin a path toward recycle-ready pet food bags.

Our Recycling Goals

Responsibly Made*

Facilities are increasing energy/water efficiency and adhering to ethical labor practices.

About Hill’s Mission

*Our Responsibly Made claim applies to all Colgate-Palmolive owned and operated facilities. Aspects related to Sustainable & Safe Ingredients, Responsible Sourcing, Sustainable Packaging and more can be found on our sustainability website. “LEED” and related logos are trademarks owned by the U.S. Green Building Council and are used with permission.