Six years ago, farmers in New Jersey were paying to send undersized or blemished peaches to the landfill. Campbell’s saw an opportunity to turn them into salsa called Just Peachy benefitting the local food bank. In a new interview, the company’s head of sustainability describes the corporate advantages.
Campbell Soup Co. is cutting freight costs and improving operational efficiencies – as well as significantly decreasing carbon dioxide emissions – by opening an on-site PET bottle-making plant at a Campbell Soup Co. facility in Paris, Texas. The bottle-making company, Amcor Rigid Plastics, previously supplied the Paris site from its … Read more »
Food manufacturers, food retailers and restaurants can learn practical steps, best practices and examples of how to reduce food waste with a guide by the Food Waste Reduction Alliance. The second annual Best Practices and Emerging Solutions guide highlights ways companies can begin or expand their food donation or food … Read more »
Ecolab, Campbell Soup and Microsoft are among the Top 10 Best Corporate Citizens, according to Corporate Responsibility Magazine’s fifth annual ranking. CR Magazine announced the top performers in the following sectors: business services, consumer items, consumer staples, energy, financial, healthcare, information technology, materials, media and entertainment, and utilities. By industry, … Read more »
Putting a price on carbon emissions is going mainstream, according to new disclosures provided to CDP, which finds major multinationals including Allergan, Campbell’s Soup, Colgate-Palmolive, Stanley Black & Decker, Exxon Mobil, General Electric, Nestle, Microsoft and Nissan are among the 437 companies using carbon pricing to offset the costs and … Read more »
Well-designed corporate social responsibility programs increase revenue by as much as 20 percent, command price premiums up to 20 percent and increase customer commitment by as much as 60 percent, according to a study commissioned by Verizon and Campbell Soup. Project ROI, conducted by IO Sustainability and Babson College, found … Read more »
Campbell Soup and its subsidiary, Pepperidge Farm, are working with Environmental Defense Fund to improve water quality and reduce greenhouse gas emissions by optimizing fertilizer use and improving soil conservation in the company’s wheat sourcing areas. Agriculture is responsible for 10 percent of the nation’s GHG emissions, but using fertilizer … Read more »
The Nasdaq OMX Group and CRD Analytics have announced the results of the semi-annual re-ranking of the Nasdaq OMX CRD Global Sustainability Index. The following nine securities will be added to the Index: Adobe Systems, Autodesk, Campbell Soup Company, Consolidated Edison, DirecTV, FedEx, NRG Energy, Tesla Motors and Verizon. As … Read more »
Microsoft, selected in part for its environmental and climate change performance, is the best corporate citizen in the US, according to Corporate Responsibility Magazine’s annual 100 Best Corporate Citizens List. The tech giant pushed Bristol-Myers Squibb from its No. 1 ranking last year down to sixth place in the 2015 … Read more »
Walmart announced a fund to invest $100 million in recycling infrastructure projects and joined CEOs from Kellogg, Coca-Cola, Monsanto and other major companies to sign sustainable agriculture and supply chain commitments at Walmart’s inaugural Sustainable Product Expo. The three-day event, which kicked-off yesterday, included pledges from participating suppliers that joined … Read more »
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