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Campbell Named to Dow Jones Sustainability Indices

Company Recognized for Integration of Sustainability and Citizenship
Efforts

CAMDEN, N.J.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Sep. 12, 2014–
Campbell Soup Company (NYSE:CPB) has been named to the Dow
Jones Sustainability North America Index for the sixth consecutive year
and the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index for a fifth consecutive
year. These independent rankings recognize Campbell’s leadership in
supporting long-term shareholder value while creating a more sustainable
environment and making a measurable difference in its hometown
communities.

“Campbell’s inclusion in the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices is a
reminder that what we do every day matters,” said Dave Stangis,
Campbell’s Vice President-Public Affairs and Corporate Responsibility.
“We are making real, meaningful progress as we strive to reach our
sustainability and corporate citizenship goals with a focus in areas
such as ethical sourcing, environmental management, responsible and
sustainable agriculture, and the creation of healthier communities.”

The Dow Jones Sustainability Indices recognized Campbell’s progress in
several areas including: Packaging, Operational Eco-Efficiency, Supply
Chain Management, Water Related Risks and more. Key results from the
past year include:

  • Reducing greenhouse gas emissions by 4.4 percent per tonne of food
    produced;
  • Reducing water consumption by 2.6 percent per tonne of food produced;
  • Achieving a waste recycling rate of more than 83 percent worldwide;
  • Logging more than 20,000 volunteer hours in the U.S. and Canada in
    local communities;
  • Providing more than $1.7 million in grants through the Campbell Soup
    Foundation to nonprofit community service organizations, with more
    than half dedicated to agencies serving the city of Camden.

Launched in 1999, the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices track the
financial performance of leading sustainability-driven companies
worldwide. In selecting the top performers in each business sector, S&P
Dow Jones Indices and RobecoSAM 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 www.campbellcsr.com.

About Campbell Soup Company

Campbell (NYSE: CPB) makes real food that matters for life’s moments,
from high-quality soups and simple meals to snacks and healthy
beverages. For generations, people have trusted Campbell to provide
authentic, flavorful and readily available foods and beverages that
connect them to each other, to warm memories and to what’s important
today. Led by its iconic “Campbell’s” brand, the company’s portfolio
includes “Pepperidge Farm,” “Goldfish,” “Bolthouse Farms,” “V8,”
“Swanson,” “Prego,” “Pace,” “Plum Organics,” “Arnott’s,” “Tim Tam,”
“Royal Dansk” and “Kjeldsens.” Founded in 1869, Campbell has a
heritage of giving back and acting as a good steward of the planet’s
natural resources. The company is a member of the Standard & Poor’s 500
and the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices. For more information, visit www.campbellsoupcompany.com
or follow company news on Twitter via @CampbellSoupCo.

Source: Campbell Soup Company

Campbell Soup Company
Thomas Hushen (Media)
856-342-5227
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