Scandinavian dairy giant Arla Foods has published its first corporate social responsibility commitment.

The document outlines Arla's operational and business principles, as well as its position on food safety, food and health, environment and climate, market conduct and human rights .

"In some areas, we have already made considerable progress; in other s there is still much room for improvement," said Peder Tuborgh, chief executive of Arla Foods.

The report was produced in a bid to make the business more transparent , sustainable and responsible , Tuborgh added.