CAMDEN, N.J., Apr. 24, 2014 – Campbell Soup Company (NYSE:CPB) was recognized today as a top corporate citizen by Corporate Responsibility Magazine. Campbell ranked 11 on the magazine’s annual 100 Best Corporate Citizens List, which is regarded as the top corporate responsibility ranking based on publicly-available information, including disclosure of water usage, employee benefits and total annual giving. Campbell has been included for the past five years.
“Campbell’s commitment to CSR and sustainability is rooted in our efforts to improve the world through our business,” said Dave Stangis, Campbell’s Vice President, Public Affairs and Corporate Responsibility. “We achieve this through our employees who are passionate about building a more sustainable environment, advancing global nutrition and wellness and honoring our company’s commitment from farm to family. The key to this success has been our ability to embed corporate responsibility and sustainability into both Campbell’s operations and its culture.”
Now in its 15th year, the 100 Best Corporate Citizens List is based on more than 300 points of publicly available information in seven categories: environment, climate change, human rights, employee relations, governance, philanthropy and financial performance. The 100 Best Corporate Citizens List’s open and transparent methodology is governed by the Methodology Committee of the Corporate Responsibility Officers Association. The full list is available at www.thecro.com.
Campbell’s Corporate Social Responsibility strategies are designed to deliver measurable impacts in four key areas: Our Consumers, Our Planet, Our Employees and Our Community. To read Campbell’s most recent CSR report visit www.campbellcsr.com.
About Campbell Soup Company
Campbell Soup Company is a manufacturer and marketer of high-quality foods and simple meals, including soup and sauces, snacks and healthy beverages. Founded in 1869, the company has a portfolio of market-leading brands, including “Campbell’s,” “Pepperidge Farm,” “Arnott’s,” “V8,” “Bolthouse Farms,” “Plum Organics” and “Kjeldsens.” Through its corporate social responsibility program, the company strives to make a positive impact in the workplace, in the marketplace and in the communities in which it operates. Campbell is a member of the Standard & Poor’s 500 and the Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes. For more information, visit www.campbellsoupcompany.com or follow company news on Twitter via @CampbellSoupCo.