People, Planet and Performance


At Mars, we don’t just make great products; we also make a lasting difference by creating mutual benefits for Associates, our customers, our consumers and our Mars communities.


From responsibly sourcing our raw materials to making our sites completely sustainable in a generation, we strive to have a positive impact on the environment. Using our brands as catalysts for change, we strive to make the planet a better place for generations to come.


We drive growth through quality and constant improvement. By generating business and contributing to the communities where we oberate, we believe that we can make a difference over the long term.

Practicing the Five Principles of Mars

In China, Mars is committed to achieving win-win results with all stakeholders based on our sustainable business operations. Building on our business development and guided by our global Five Principles—Quality, Responsibility, Mutuality, Efficiency and Freedom- Mars strives to bring positive changes to the industry, local communities, and Chinese consumers, creating value for society through our responsible operations. In the past years, we have put our Five Principles into practice across the following five areas: our brands, food safety and quality, working at Mars, sustainable development, and giving back to Chinese society.

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Interested in learning more?

View or download our 2013 Principles in Action Summary.
Principles in Action 2013 Summary
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Short on Time?

View or download our 2012 Principles in Action Highlights.
2012 Principles in Action Summary
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Need to know more?

View or download our Principles in Action 2011 Highlights.
2011 Principles in Action Highlights
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Assurance Statement

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