CAMDEN, N.J.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Aug. 4, 2008–Campbell Soup Company
(NYSE:CPB) today announced the availability of its fiscal 2008
corporate social responsibility report, at www.campbellsoup.com.
The report, “Nourishing People’s Lives,” describes Campbell’s
strategies, policies, programs and initiatives to bolster its
commitment to corporate social responsibility, including environmental
“Earlier this year we affirmed our commitment to corporate social
responsibility and environmental sustainability by developing a
strategy specifically addressing this critical area,” said Carl
Johnson, Campbell’s Chief Strategy Officer. “This report is an
important first step that articulates where we are today and outlines
our journey for the future.”
The 40-page report focuses on four areas of primary importance to
-- Our Consumers. Improving the nutritional value of our products; delivering safe, high-quality, affordable and convenient foods; using consumer feedback to better serve their needs; and marketing our products responsibly. -- Our Planet. Building on our heritage of minimizing the environmental impacts of our operations through sustainable business practices that meet today's needs, while supporting the needs of future generations. -- Our Employees. Advancing policies and practices that attract a diverse group of talented employees and provide development opportunities and a culture in which every Campbell associate can flourish and make a difference. -- Our Communities. Engaging our communities where we live, work and market our products to help nourish the minds, bodies and spirits of our neighbors and consumers.
The structure and content of the report was informed by the Global
Reporting Initiative (GRI)’s G3 Sustainability Reporting Guidelines.
The report was printed with inks containing soy on Forest Stewardship
Council (FSC) certified paper stock containing 20 percent post
consumer waste content. Printed copies of the report are available on
request by contacting [email protected]
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.
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