As a business enterprise, JBS® has an obligation to provide a viable return to our shareholders and investors, a livable wage to our team members and to reinvest in our operations to ensure long-term financial prosperity. We recognize that our value is in the quality of our products, a relationship of trust with our customers and suppliers, and the financial success of our business operations.
Since our entry into the United States in 2007, JBS USA has made nearly $5 Billion in acquisition and capital expenditure investments in the U.S. alone. Our unwavering commitment to the financial success of our business and our team members is clear. We recognize that positive financial results empowers us to play a stronger role in our communities and improve our operations for the benefit of our people and our planet.