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Mars Inc. Ranks Number 3 in World's Best Workplaces List

By Fortune Editors
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It’s that time of year again to name the world’s best workplaces, and in order to do that, Fortune partner Great Place to Work surveyed employees working for companies around the globe.San Francisco’s Salesforce tops the list once again after leading last year’s list. It is accompanied by Hilton Worldwide, DHL, and more.

Mars’ New Sustainable in a Generation Report – Our Progress to Date for the Thriving People Pillar

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A range of issues continue to face our global community—including climate change, poverty, obesity and water stress. That’s what prompted us to launch our Sustainable in a Generation Plan last year, pledging to invest over $1 billion to start tackling these issues within our own supply chain.

Early indicators of progress for each pillar of our plan—Healthy Planet, Thriving People, Nourishing Wellbeing—say that we are moving in the right direction.

Mars, Inc Launches New Report That Highlights Its Commitment Towards a Healthy Planet

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When we launched our Sustainable in a Generation Plan just one year ago, we knew it was a critical moment. A range of issues continue to face our global community—including climate change, poverty, obesity and water stress. That’s why we decided to invest more than $1 billion to start tackling them within our own supply chain.

Who Are Your ‘Climate Heroes’? For Mars’ Ashley Allen, Climate & Land Sr. Manager, the Answer May Surprise You!

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At the Global Climate Action Summit, Ashley Allen, Climate & Land Sr. Manager spoke to Genevieve Maricle, Global Knowledge & Innovation Lead at WWF about the ‘climate heroes’ that inspired her.

To watch the full interview, please click here.

Mars Changing How It Does Business One Year From Launch of $1B Sustainable in a Generation Plan

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  • CEO Grant F. Reid says Mars is committed to “changing the trajectory of how we do business” on a range of issues—including climate change and poverty.
  • Mars will aim to fix the ‘broken’ global supply chains through investment, organizational change, a focus on key raw materials and industry collaboration.
  • Mars leaders will call for industry collaboration at a range of events including speaking engagements during the UN General Assembly/Climate Week NYC, and an interactive exhibit during Climate Week NYC.
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  • CEO Grant F. Reid says Mars is committed to “changing the trajectory of how we do business” on a range of issues—including climate change and poverty.
  • Mars will aim to fix the ‘broken’ global supply chains through investment, organizational change, a focus on key raw materials and industry collaboration.
  • Mars leaders will call for industry collaboration at a range of events including speaking engagements during the UN General Assembly/Climate Week NYC, and an interactive exhibit during Climate Week NYC.

“Companies Are Part of the Solution to the Global Challenge of Climate Change” Mars' Ashley Allen Interviewed at Climate Action Summit

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One year from the launch of our Sustainable in a Generation Plan, our senior leadership team and subject matter experts argue that companies must be part of the solution to the global challenge of climate change while attending the inaugural Global Climate Action Summit (GCAS) in San Francisco.

Our Mars team called on other business and government leaders for increased climate action, showcasing how we are changing the trajectory of how we do business to address global challenges.

Major Companies Join Forces to Drive Climate Resilience in Supply Chains

New corporate leadership platform will foster private sector support of climate action
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SAN FRANCISCO, September 13, 2018 /3BL Media -- BSR today launched a new corporate leadership platform that will aid companies in the fight against climate change. The Climate-Resilient Value Chains Leaders Platform is being launched as leaders of the Global Climate Action Summit call on corporations to step up their climate efforts.

Marketers Speak to the Power of Purpose at the Cannes Lions

By MaryLee Sachs
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Once upon a time, the concept of “purpose” was de rigueur at the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity. It was threaded through just about every conversation, panel and presentation. Increasingly, that required conversation has shifted to gender equality, diversity and inclusion. That doesn’t mean that purpose has taken a back seat, but the discussion around purpose has been modified and when it’s discussed, the examples appear more meaningful, transparent, and true to an organization’s DNA.

The Drum @ Cannes Lions 2018: It's 'Common Sense' for Brands to Seek Sustainability, Says Mars

By Danielle Gibson
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Speaking on the 'Business Purpose: the paradox and the potential' panel about this trend, Melissa Waggener Zorkin, chief executive of WE Communications and Michelle Oliver, global head of purpose, diversity and inclusion at Mars discussed how brands should both walk the walk and talk the talk, when it comes to their core values.

At Mars, Oliver said that its purpose has come from defining how its brands have a positive impact on society or the environment.

Mars’ Andrew Clarke on the Genius Behind Skittles’ Spot and Promoting a Culture of Change

Newly named president places bets on 'agile long termism'
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By Lisa Granatstein

Mars global CMO and chief customer officer Andrew Clarke stopped by Adweek’s Cannes HQ at the JW Marriott for another installment of our Terrace Talk series in collaboration with Mars.

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