Campbell Named to Dow Jones Sustainability Indices

Company Recognized for Strategic Integration of Sustainability and
Citizenship Efforts

CAMDEN, N.J.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Sep. 12, 2013–
Campbell Soup Company (NYSE:CPB) has been named to the Dow
Jones Sustainability North America Index for the fifth consecutive year
and the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index for a fourth consecutive
year. These independent rankings recognize Campbell’s leadership in
supporting long-term shareowner value while creating a more sustainable
environment and making a measurable difference in its communities.

“Campbell’s ongoing inclusion in the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices is
evidence that we are making progress in our Corporate Social
Responsibility efforts,” said Dave Stangis, Campbell’s Vice
President-Public Affairs and Corporate Responsibility. “We seek to
understand the impact of our products from farm to fork, and look at
every step in our operations and every personal interaction as an
opportunity to advance our performance while benefitting consumers and

The Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI) recognized Campbell’s
progress in several areas including: Health & Nutrition, Operational
Eco-Efficiency, Environmental Reporting, Social Reporting and more. Key
results from the past year include:

  • Saving more than 400 million gallons of water and
    reducing greenhouse gas emissions by more than 83,000 metric tonnes of
    CO2, the equivalent to emissions from 17,000 cars. This was
    achieved via capital investments in energy and water conservation
    projects and a program to develop and construct renewable energy
  • Reducing the amount of waste sent to landfills by almost 7 percent and
    achieving an overall 85 percent recycle rate;
  • Distributing more than $40 million globally in product
    donations, employee giving and financial contributions to non-profit
    organizations and collecting a record 70.7 million pounds of food during
    the annual Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive™;
  • Logging more than 22,000 volunteer hours in the U.S. and Canada in
    local communities;
  • Removing more than 11,000 trucks from the road through increased
    intermodal shipping, resulting in a CO2 emissions savings
    of more than 13,000 tonnes;
  • Saving more than 1.9 million pounds of plastic and more
    than $1.6 million through the lightweighting of plastic bottles used
    to package V8 beverages; and
  • Applying production expertise and uniting with local farmers and a
    non-profit to use blemished produce to create Just Peachy
    salsa, which helped to fund nine area hunger relief programs.

Launched in 1999, the DJSI were the first global indices to track the
financial performance of leading sustainability-driven companies
worldwide. In selecting the top performers in each business sector, the
DJSI assess companies on several general and industry-specific topics.
These include corporate governance, environmental policy, climate
strategy, human capital development and labor practices.

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 learn more visit

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

Stephanie Wurster (Media)
Campbell Soup Company