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GreenBiz Recognizes Campbell’s Andrea Chu as “30 Under 30” Sustainability Leader

Named to global list of professionals shaping sustainable business

CAMDEN, N.J.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Jun. 4, 2018–
GreenBiz Group and the World Business Council for Sustainable
Development today named Campbell’s Andrea Chu, as one of the 2018 “30
Under 30
,” a global list of leaders from across sectors who are
shaping the next generation of sustainable business.

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Andrea Chu, sustainable agriculture analyst, Campbell Soup (Photo: Business Wire)

Andrea Chu, sustainable agriculture analyst, Campbell Soup (Photo: Business Wire)

In her role as sustainable agriculture analyst at Campbell, Chu, 26, is
focused on raising standards for suppliers, setting sustainable sourcing
goals and tackling specific ingredients. She developed Campbell’s first
enterprise-wide sustainable agriculture strategy, which provides greater
transparency to consumers about how their food is grown.

“I have high aspirations for what we can achieve as a company,” said
Chu. “At Campbell, I’m working to support farmers and on-farm
conservation and reconnect consumers to how their food is grown, showing
that agriculture can be a force for good.”

The 30
individuals
being honored come from eight countries on four
continents. They work for multinational corporations, innovative
startups, social enterprises, nonprofit organizations, government
agencies and academia.

“These young men and women represent the future of sustainability inside
companies and institutions,” said GreenBiz Group chairman and executive
editor Joel Makower. “In that regard, I couldn’t be more optimistic
about the future of the sustainability profession, and the benefits that
will inure to these individuals’ organizations and to society overall.”

“Andrea is a role model for the future of the sustainability profession
and our culture at Campbell,” said Dave Stangis, Vice President,
Corporate Responsibility and Chief Sustainability Officer, Campbell
Soup. “Since joining Campbell’s, she has partnered with stakeholders
throughout the company to bring about positive change.”

Chu joined Campbell’s in 2017 from the Environmental Defense Fund where
she worked to tackle environmental issues in the agricultural commodity
supply chain. A New Jersey native, she developed a passion for nature
while exploring National Parks with her family. Her focus fixed on
agriculture while working on farms during her college summers. Through
her role on the Campbell sustainable agriculture team, Chu is directly
influencing change in the food system.

View the full “GreenBiz 30 Under 30” list here: https://www.greenbiz.com/30under30

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
, Garden Fresh Gourmet, Pacific Foods, Snyder’s
of Hanover, Lance, Kettle Brand, KETTLE Chips, Cape Cod, Snack Factory
Pretzel Crisps, Pop Secret, Emerald, Late July
and other brand
names. 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.

About GreenBiz Group

GreenBiz Group is the leading media and events company at the
intersection of business, sustainability and innovation. We view climate
change and other global environmental challenges as existential threats
to business and society, as well as significant opportunities. We help
our audiences — large and small companies, utilities, government
agencies and others — navigate the emerging technologies, business
practices, policies and societal expectations they need to know to
succeed. We achieve this through media, events, research and a
membership network of corporate sustainability professionals. www.greenbiz.com

About World Business Council for Sustainable
Development

WBCSD is a global, CEO-led organization of over 200 leading businesses
working together to accelerate the transition to a sustainable world. We
help make our member companies more successful and sustainable by
focusing on the maximum positive impact for shareholders, the
environment and societies. Our member companies come from all business
sectors and all major economies, representing a combined revenue of more
than US$8.5 trillion and with 19 million employees. Our Global Network
of almost 70 national business councils gives our members unparalleled
reach across the globe. WBCSD is uniquely positioned to work with member
companies along and across value chains to deliver high-impact business
solutions to the most challenging sustainability issues. www.wbcsd.org

Source: Campbell Soup Company

Campbell Soup Company
Nicky Thomson, 856-342-6283
nicole_thomson@campbellsoup.com