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Major Food Brands Back a Price on Carbon, Raising the Bar for Policy Leadership

EDF statement from Tom Murray, Vice President, EDF+Business
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WASHINGTON, April 10, 2019 /3BL Media/ - The Sustainable Food Policy Alliance (SFPA), which includes Danone North America; Mars, Incorporated; Nestlé USA; and Unilever United States, today released a set of climate policy principles to accelerate and guide the development of federal climate legislation. 

Finding My Balance: An Unvarnished Perspective from A Working Mother, with A Dual Career Home and Young Family

By Kate Wylie, Global VP Sustainability
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Bookshops and blogs are full of stories of working mums who have it all, sharing tips on how to maximize your career and family life, without sacrificing either. However the recent Guardian article, 

Mars Earns Spot on Reputation Institute's Global RepTrak ® 100 for Second Year in A Row

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What does it take to be one of the most reputable companies in the world? We think it starts by doing business with purpose and working toward positive impacts we can be proud of. And we’re proud of our efforts being recognized, too.

For the second year in a row, Mars, Incorporated has secured a spot on Reputation Institute’s Global RepTrak® 100. And we’re rising through the ranks for 2019—landing at #69 on this year’s list. For an organization that constantly focuses on action and integrity—we consider this quite the honor.

Treasurer Summer, City of Chicago to Speak at #RBSNY Next March 18-19

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A leading US Treasurer, Kurt Summers, City of Chicago will share the stage with the Mayors of Hoboken and New Bedford to discuss the role of cities in the fight against climate change. Treasurer Summers runs 100% of Chicago’s corporate investments through an ESG filter and will be providing valuable insight on how to deliver the city of the future.

Why I’m Developing for Mars and Sustainable Life in Space

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This post was written by guest blogger Dr. Natalie Rens, CEO of Spaceport AI. She recently spoke as part of Cisco’s Women Rock-IT series.

We explore Mars for many reasons, be it the risk minimization of distributing our species across multiple planets or the fact that our population is growing at a rate that is unsustainable for our Earth’s resources.

3 Reasons Why Apple, Danone, Mars, Nestle and Unilever Just Stood up for Strong Climate Policy

By: Victoria Mills
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In the media storm surrounding the midterm elections, you might have missed an important act of sustainability leadership. Five of the world’s leading brands filed public comments opposing the Administration’s Affordable Clean Energy (ACE) rule.

Foldit – a Year on: Over 1,000 Gamers Help to Combat the Most Powerful Foodborne Carcinogen

By David Crean
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Originally published on LinkedIn

Exactly a year ago on World Food Day 2017, Mars and some of our global partners, said “game on!” to a toxin pervasive in many food supply chains - aflatoxin. Since then people from around the world have been working to investigate new approaches with the objective of creating the demise of aflatoxin. In this case, with a computer simulation called Foldit.

Society Is Counting on Us to Take Action on Sustainability and We Are Stepping Up

By Grant F. Reid
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As world leaders came together in New York this week for the United Nations General Assembly and Climate Week, it is more important than ever that this convening yields significant action and partnership between business, governments and NGOs. Society is counting on those with leadership responsibility to take action on the big issues facing our global community— including climate change, poverty, obesity, water stress and damage to the world’s ecosystems.

Mars, Inc., Associate Lauren Belomy Featured in New York Times' Vocations

Lauren Belomy works for Mars, Inc., in New York. “My job,” she said, “is to help move the company forward in a world that’s digital.”
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Lauren Belomy, a Digital Transformation Associate, who works for Mars, Inc., describes her roles as helping the company to move forward in a world that's ditial. 

We're a traditional manufacturing company, and we need to be ready for the future, she explains in this week's Vocations column of The New York Times.

A Behind-the-Scenes Look at How the Makers of M&M’s Source Renewable Energy

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We recently heard from Mars, Incorporated’s chief procurement and sustainability officer, Barry Parkin, about the company’s plan to tackle its ambitious climate goals in an EDF+Business “Business of Sustainability” podcast. Their Sustainable in a Generation plan details Mars’ commitment to procure 100 percent renewable energy.

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