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What’s the greatest threat to our planet? Climate change? Water scarcity? Poor land management? None of the above. The biggest threat to our planet is the belief that someone else will solve these problems.   

Mars Named One of the World’s Most Reputable Companies by Forbes

by Andy Pharoah
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Mars isn’t big on tooting our own horn. We don’t like to boast and that’s the way it’s been for more than a century. All along, we’ve been pleased to let our brands – from M&M’S®, Snickers® and Extra®, to Pedigree® Royal Canin®, Banfield Pet Hospital® and Uncle Ben’s®-- speak for themselves. But after much discussion and even some disagreement, we made a conscious decision to start sharing our story.

Starbucks, PepsiCo Among 2018's Most Ethical Food Brands

By Elisabeth Sherman

Since 2007, the Ethisphere Institute has been recognizing companies which “influence and drive positive change in the business community.” In a statement, the Ethisphere Institute wrote that companies which consistently show “transparency and authenticity,” should be rewarded for upholding values which “support the rule of law and operate with decency.”

More Than a Dress: The 15th Annual Woman’s Day Red Dress Awards

By Nici Bush, General Manager, Mars Symbioscience at Mars

This month, I have the privilege of presenting an award at the Woman’s Day Red Dress Awards, where we at Mars Symbioscience, makers of CocoaVia® dietary supplement, are the lead sponsor for the third year in a row. Before I don my own red dress at this glamorous event, (thankfully picked out by my 18-year old daughter on a rushed Sunday afternoon shopping trip,) I find myself reflecting on what this award means to me as a business leader, a woman, a friend, and a mother.  

CocoaVia Brand Honors Health Equality Advocate at Woman's Day Red Dress Awards

Brand Continues to Promote Healthy Hearts in Third Year of Sponsorship
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GERMANTOWN, Md., February 2, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Mars Symbioscience announced today that its CocoaVia® brand will be the lead sponsor of the 15th Annual Woman’s Day Red Dress Awards for the third year in a row. The event, hosted on February 6, 2018 at Jazz at Lincoln Center in New York City, recognizes doctors, researchers, and advocates who are making a positive impact in the fight against heart disease, still the leading cause of death in women.

Principles in Action: Mars Shares Results on Far-Reaching Health & Sustainability Commitments in New Report

Attaining zero waste to landfill from all factories, reducing greenhouse gas emissions, and opening a global food safety center highlight the company’s latest achievements
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MCLEAN, Va., July 1, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Mars, Incorporated released its sixth annual Principles in Action Summary, spotlighting progress the company has made on commitments in the areas of sustainability, health and wellbeing, food safety, responsible marketing, and workplace engagement. The company’s ‘report card’ reflects the cumulative efforts of its diverse business segments, including Petcare, Chocolate, Wrigley, Food, Drinks and Symbioscience.

Global Food and Beverage Companies Call On House Lawmakers For Urgent Action On Climate Change

Ben & Jerry’s, Clif Bar, Kellogg Company, Mars Incorporated, PepsiCo, Stonyfield, Unilever to highlight impact of climate change on their supply chains
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May 25, 2016 /3BL Media/ - In the wake of the Earth Day signing of the historic global climate agreement, more than a half-dozen leading food and beverage companies converged on Capitol Hill today to press U.S. House lawmakers for federal action on climate change.

Invest in Wind Today to Power our Future

By Barry Parkin, Chief Sustainability Officer, Mars, Incorporated

We are in a race against time.

100+ Companies Salute the Signing of the Paris Agreement and Call For Swift Action On Clean Power Plan

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April 20, 2016 /3BL Media/ - More than 100 companies, including leading global giants, expressed their support today for the Paris Agreement on climate change and called for swift action on the Environmental Protection Agency’s Clean Power Plan, a proposal aimed at significantly cutting carbon pollution in the United States.

Tackling Malnutrition and Food Safety in India

Mars partners with philanthropic leader Tata Trusts to find new ways to improve the health and sustainability of communities in India
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Malnutrition is a major public health concern in India, particularly among children. According to UNICEF, over a third of the world’s malnourished children live in India, and 46 percent of children under the age of three in the country are too small for their age. 


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