CAMDEN, N.J.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Oct. 8, 2009–
Campbell Soup Company (NYSE:CPB) has been named to the Dow
Jones Sustainability Indexes (DJSI) for the first time.
Launched in 1999, the DJSI tracks the financial performance of leading
sustainability-driven companies worldwide. In selecting the top
performers in each business sector, DJSI reviews companies on several
general and industry-specific topics related to economic, environmental
and social dimensions. These include corporate governance, environmental
policy, climate strategy, human capital development and labor practices.
Douglas R. Conant, Campbell’s President and Chief Executive Officer,
said, “Campbell is committed to advancing our commitment to
sustainability and corporate social responsibility in everything we do.
We are very honored that Campbell’s sustainability management practices
and performance have been recognized by Sustainable Asset Management for
inclusion in the Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes.”
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.
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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