Apr,2015

Mars Associate Kate Wylie named as One of “30 Women Shaping Sustainable Business”

Mars Associate Kate Wylie named as One of “30 Women Shaping Sustainable Business”

BusinessGreen recognizes the Mars Global Sustainability Director for leading the company’s sustainable sourcing strategy

Virginia, USA, (10 April, 2015) – Leading sustainability publication BusinessGreen has named Kate Wylie, Global Sustainability Director at Mars, one of “30 Women Shaping Sustainable Business.”

The article, also shared on the GreenBiz website, notes Kate’s work in leading the development of Mars’ sustainable sourcing strategy, including recently working with Danone to launch a £79m ($86.1 million) fund to boost the productivity of small farmers.

Other women in the list include Google’s global datacenter sustainability program head Joyce Dickerson, Unilever’s global advocacy manager Hannah Hislop, Nike’s chief sustainability officer and vice president of innovation Hannah Jones and WWF ambassador Deborah Meadon.

About Mars, Incorporated

Mars, Incorporated is a private, family-owned business with more than a century of history and some of the best-loved brands in the world including M&M’S®, PEDIGREE®, DOUBLEMINT® and UNCLE BEN’S®. Headquartered in McLean, VA, Mars has more than $33 billion in sales from six diverse business segments: Petcare, Chocolate, Wrigley, Food, Drinks and Symbioscience. More than 75,000 Associates across 73 countries are united by the company’s Five Principles: Quality, Efficiency, Responsibility, Mutuality and Freedom and strive every day to create relationships with stakeholders that deliver growth we are proud of as a company.

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