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Campbell Highlights Progress on Corporate Social Responsibility Strategy in 2014 Report

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Company Reduced Greenhouse Gas Emissions By 4.4 Percent and Water
Consumption By 2.6 Percent per Tonne of Food Produced

CAMDEN, N.J.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Apr. 22, 2014–
Campbell Soup Company (NYSE:CPB) released its 2014 Corporate
Social Responsibility (CSR) report, What’s In a Name, highlighting
the company’s integrated CSR approach to consumers, employees, the
environment and community. The full report can be viewed at

“As a leader in the food and beverage industry, Campbell is
demonstrating our steadfast commitment to making good, honest, authentic
food for the people who live, work and eat in our communities,” said
Denise Morrison, President and Chief Executive Officer, Campbell Soup
Company. “We have worked hard to earn the loyalty and trust of consumers
throughout our 145-year history and are committed to a strategy that
integrates CSR and sustainability across our business in order to build
shareholder value.”

The report details Campbell’s progress against its 2020 Agenda, which
established the company’s CSR imperatives and four Sustainability and
Corporate Citizenship goals:

The report highlights Campbell’s progress toward advancing these goals.
In fiscal 2013, the company:

“The spirit of Campbell employees resonates throughout the report,
acting as a catalyst to drive true, measurable outcomes,” said Dave
Stangis, Campbell’s Vice President – Public Affairs and Corporate
Responsibility. “This year’s report illustrates key performance measures
against our strategy and outlines our best opportunities to impact
positive change.”

In recognition of its strategy and strong results, Campbell was named
this year to the Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World
list by Corporate Knights, the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices, Corporate
Responsibility Magazine’s
100 Best Corporate Citizens, the Civic 50,
the Vigeo U.S. 50 and Vigeo World 120 Indices, and the Human Rights
Campaign 2014 Corporate Equality Index. Campbell also received the
following awards: the DuPont Award for Packaging Innovation, the 2013
Best Employers for Healthy Lifestyles Award by the National Business
Group on Health, the Golden Peacock Award for Excellence in Corporate
Governors from the Institute of Directors, the 2013 Role Model Award
from Produce for Better Health and CPG Award for Innovation from the
Grocery Manufacturers Association.

This report captures Campbell’s CSR and sustainability strategy and
performance in its worldwide operations during fiscal year 2013 (ended
July 31, 2013). The structure and content of Campbell’s 2014 report was
prepared using the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) G3 Sustainability
Reporting Guidelines, along with the GRI Food Processing Sector
Supplement. Campbell Soup Company self-declared its CSR report to a GRI
Application Level B based on the GRI Application Level Grid. To conserve
resources, the full report is available online at

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
or follow company news on Twitter via @CampbellSoupCo.

Source: Campbell Soup Company

Campbell Soup Company
Carla Burigatto (Media)
[email protected]

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