Company recognized by Corporate Responsibility Magazine for 8th
CAMDEN, N.J.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Apr. 20, 2017–
Campbell Soup Company (NYSE:CPB) was recognized today as a top
corporate citizen by Corporate Responsibility Magazine. Campbell
ranked No. 5 among all large-cap Russell 1000 companies on the
magazine’s annual 100 Best Corporate Citizens List, which is regarded as
a top corporate responsibility ranking. Criteria is based on publicly
available information in seven categories: environment, climate change,
employee relations, human rights, governance, finance, and philanthropy
and community support.
“We are proud to be recognized as a top corporate citizen by Corporate
Responsibility Magazine,” said Dave Stangis, Campbell’s Vice President
of Corporate Responsibility and Chief Sustainability Officer. “Campbell
established a goal of setting the standard for transparency in the food
industry – we believe we are uniquely positioned to leverage our
capabilities and expertise to elevate trust through real food,
transparency and sustainability. While we’re on a journey, this
recognition is a testament to our people living into our Purpose, Real
food that matters for life’s moments.”
Over the last five years, Campbell has:
• Reduced its energy usage by more than 420,000 mmBtus;
• Reduced its GHG emissions by more than 85,000 metric tonnes CO2e
on an absolute basis;
• Decreased its water usage by nearly 780,000 cubic meters; and
• Recycled more than 32,000 metric tonnes of materials in its
Launched in 2000, the 100 Best Corporate Citizens List is based on more
than 260 data points of disclosure and performance measures. The 100
Best Corporate Citizens List’s methodology is governed by the
Methodology Committee of the Corporate Responsibility Association. The
full list is available at www.thecro.com.
Campbell’s Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability strategies are
designed to deliver measurable impacts in five key areas: Our Consumers,
Our Planet, Our Employees, Our Community and Our Shareholders. To learn
more visit www.campbellcsr.com.
About Campbell Soup Company
Campbell (NYSE:CPB) is driven and inspired by our Purpose, “Real food
that matters for life’s moments.” We make a range of high-quality soups
and simple meals, beverages, snacks and packaged fresh foods. 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 our
iconic Campbell’s brand, our portfolio includes Pepperidge
Farm, Bolthouse Farms, Arnott’s, V8, Swanson, Pace, Prego, Plum, Royal
Dansk, Kjeldsens and Garden Fresh Gourmet. 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 Indexes. For more
information, visit www.campbellsoupcompany.com
or follow company news on Twitter via @CampbellSoupCo.
To learn more about how we make our food and the choices behind the
ingredients we use, visit www.whatsinmyfood.com.
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Campbell Soup Company
Thomas Hushen, 856-342-5227
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