CAMDEN, N.J., Mar 02, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) — Campbell Soup Company(NYSE:CPB) placed number 12 on Corporate
Responsibility Magazine’s 11th annual 100 Best Corporate
Citizens List, which is regarded as the top corporate responsibility
ranking based on publicly-available information. Campbell dramatically
improved its ranking from last year, when it was not among the 100 Best
Corporate Citizens. According to the publisher, Campbell made the most
significant single-year advancement by any company surveyed for this
Douglas R. Conant, Campbell’s President and Chief Executive Officer,
said, “Campbell is committed to advancing our commitment to corporate
social responsibility and sustainability. I am proud that Campbell’s
corporate responsibility practices and performance have been recognized,
which reflects the effort of thousands of dedicated Campbell people
around the world. We are absolutely committed to winning with integrity,
while we strive to win in the marketplace, the workplace and the
Launched in 2000, the 100 Best Corporate Citizens List is based on over
360 data 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 are selected from among the large-cap Russell 1000
companies. The 100 Best Corporate Citizens List’s open and transparent
methodology is governed by a Methodology Committee of the Corporate
Responsibility Officers Association.
Campbell includes sustainability and corporate social responsibility as
one of its seven core business strategies. The company’s Corporate
Social Responsibility (CSR) strategies are intended to make positive
impacts in four key areas: Our Consumers, Our Planet, Our Employees and
Our Community. To learn more visit www.campbellsoupcompany.com/csr.
The 100 Best Corporate Citizens List issue of Corporate Responsibility
Magazine will be online at www.thecro.com
and mailed to subscribers on Mar. 9, 2010.
About Campbell Soup Company
Campbell Soup Company is a global manufacturer and marketer of
high-quality foods and simple meals, including soup, baked snacks, and
healthy beverages. Founded in 1869, the company has a portfolio of
market-leading brands, including “Campbell’s,” “Pepperidge Farm,”
“Arnott’s,” and “V8.” For more information on the company, visit
Campbell’s website at www.campbellsoup.com
SOURCE: Campbell Soup Company
Campbell Soup CompanyJohn Faulkner (Media)856-342-3738
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