CAMDEN, N.J.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Apr. 24, 2014–
Campbell Soup Company (NYSE:CPB) was recognized today as a
top corporate citizen by Corporate Responsibility Magazine. Campbell
ranked 11 on the magazine’s annual 100 Best Corporate Citizens List,
which is regarded as the top corporate responsibility ranking based on
publicly-available information, including disclosure of water usage,
employee benefits and total annual giving. Campbell has been included
for the past five years.
“Campbell’s commitment to CSR and sustainability is rooted in our
efforts to improve the world through our business,” said Dave Stangis,
Campbell’s Vice President, Public Affairs and Corporate Responsibility.
“We achieve this through our employees who are passionate about building
a more sustainable environment, advancing global nutrition and wellness
and honoring our company’s commitment from farm to family. The key to
this success has been our ability to embed corporate responsibility and
sustainability into both Campbell’s operations and its culture.”
Now in its 15th year, the 100 Best Corporate Citizens List is
based on more than 300 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 List’s open and transparent methodology is
governed by the Methodology Committee of the Corporate Responsibility
Officers Association. The full list is available at www.thecro.com.
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 read Campbell’s most recent CSR
report visit www.campbellcsr.com.
About Campbell Soup Company
Campbell Soup Company is a manufacturer and marketer of high-quality
foods and simple meals, including soup and sauces, snacks and healthy
beverages. Founded in 1869, the company has a portfolio of
market-leading brands, including “Campbell’s,” “Pepperidge Farm,”
“Arnott’s,” “V8,” “Bolthouse Farms,” “Plum Organics” and “Kjeldsens.”
Through its corporate social responsibility program, the company strives
to make a positive impact in the workplace, in the marketplace and in
the communities in which it operates. Campbell 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.
Source: Campbell Soup Company
Campbell Soup CompanyThomas Hushen (Media)(856) 342-5227[email protected]
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