Mars Progress In 2017 – Doing Our Part | Mars, Incorporated
Our Progress in 2017

OUR PROGRESS IN 2017

Mars is committed to promoting a mutuality of services and benefits among all stakeholders through sustainable operations. Guided by the Five Principles: Quality, Responsibility, Mutuality, Efficiency and Freedom, we strive to bring positive changes to the industry, our community and Chinese consumers. Also, we create value through responsible management. For years, we have put the Five Principles into Action in the following areas: our brands, food safety and quality, working at Mars, sustainable development and contributing to Chinese society.

LIVING OUT THE FIVE PRINCIPLES

Living up to The Five Principles is a never-ending journey. Though we measure our progress each year in our Principles in Action Summaries, we’re always looking forward to how we can do better. Here, we outline some of our most recent progress, as well as the milestones we achieved since our last PIA Summary.

ANOTHER STEP TOWARD LESS GREENHOUSE GAS EMISSIONS

Through a partnership with Eneco U.K., the 20-turbine wind farm, located just south of Inverness in the Scottish Highlands, will generate electricity equivalent to what powers all 12 Mars U.K. sites solely with renewable energy.

EVOLVING AS A SUSTAINABLE BUSINESS

By the end of 2015, all Mars plants across the globe have achieved their goals of Zero Waste to Landfill, including seven plants in China. It is worth mentioning that Wrigley Shanghai Plant, Wrigley Guangzhou Plant, Yonghe Plant and Royal Canin Pet Food Shanghai Plant have achieved the goals by the end of 2014, far ahead of schedule.

MARS CONTINUES TO GET RECOGNIZED

Great things are happening at Mars! In 2016, Mars China was recognized as one of the Best Companies to Work For in Greater China and as one of the Top 25 World’s Best Multinational Workplaces for the sixth consecutive year.

Moreover, all business units of Mars have also won wide recognition in the society:

  • Petcare was recognized as the Most Influential Company in pet food field in 2015-2016;
  • Wrigley won Corporate Social Responsibility Excellence Award in 2015 with its No Litter on the Ground Project, and Health and Safety Education for Children Project.
  • In 2016, Mars was recognized as one of the Top 25 World’s Best Multinational Workplaces for the sixth consecutive year, ranking at No.12 on the list;
  • In 2016, Mars China was recognized as one of the Best Companies to Work For in Greater China.