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Our leaders share their views on tackling today’s challenges

Their insight and unique perspectives reinforce our steadfast commitment to action. This provides us the ability to make bold decisions — to create the world we want tomorrow.

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Grant Reid NetZero

Mars Commits to Net Zero GHG Across Entire Business

By Grant F. Reid, CEO & Office of the President at Mars

We know we need to accelerate our plans and drive the critical change to protect the planet. It is our responsibility to tackle climate change and eliminate greenhouse gas emissions across our value chain, and we will do it by 2050. 

 

Sustainability

Mars is transforming the way we do business and innovating to drive positive change for people and the planet. We started in 2017, by launching Our Sustainable in a Generation Plan. With an initial $1 billion investment, we are focusing on three key areas — Healthy Planet, Thriving People and Nourishing Wellbeing. We have made meaningful progress to curb our environmental impact, improve lives in the workplaces, supply chains and communities where we work and help billions of people and their pets lead healthier, happier lives.

Learn more about our Sustainability Plan

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How Mars Is Building Hope Through Marine Stewardship

By FRANK E. MARS, Chairman of the Board

Why Chairman of the Board Frank E. Mars believes our success as a business – and that of our global economy and communities – depends on our oceans’ health.

Mars Food Publishes Its First Annual ‘Purpose in Action’ Report

BY FIONA DAWSON, Global President Food, Multisales and Global Customers at Mars

We know the power of dinnertimes and believe that everyone should have access to healthy meals, more people cook and share meals together and more food can be produced with less. This report shares how we have made strong steps toward realizing this future as well as identifies our challenges.

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3 Ways Mars is Driving Change in Sustainability

By ANDY PHAROAH, Vice President, Corporate Affairs & Sustainability at Mars

We have not lost sight of the critical action needed to tackle the climate emergency and address the health and sustainability of the planet. Learn how we’re investing our efforts.

Inclusivity

At Mars, we’re united by our differences. Each day we have an opportunity to bring our full selves to work. And our company looks for ways to embrace diversity of thought, background, heritage to create a thriving workplace — and to support our efforts to build a sustainable, thriving world.

Learn more about our Inclusion and Diversity strategy

To close the gender gap, luck is not a strategy.

Taking Proactive Measures to Close the Gender Gap

by STEFANIE STRAUB, Vice President & General Counsel

With the pandemic only worsening the gap between men and women, Mars is taking action by listening to women, asking what needs to be done, and following through on commitments. Our #HereToBeHeard global listening study is just the start.

 

Mars values diversity and prioritizes change.

Why Mars Values Diversity and Prioritizes Change

By PAOLA DE ALMEIDA, Global Director of Corporate Innovation at Mars

While research confirms diverse teams are more productive and innovative, we need to ensure we have the right conversations to recognize diversity. Our updated inclusion and diversity plan serves to define our bold ambitions with decisive action so we can realize our full potential.

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How Mars is Amplifying the Voices of Women

By VICTORIA MARS, former Mars chairman

It will take the next 136 years to achieve women’s equality worldwide, according to the World Economic Forum. But what if women everywhere were heard, listened to, and we all collectively took action to change that? At Mars, that's the only path forward we see – and what led us to launch #HereToBeHeard, a groundbreaking global listening study that asked over 10,000 women, "What needs to change for more women to reach their full potential?" Join us to listen, learn, and do more.

Business Transformation

Building the world we want to see tomorrow starts with how we do business today — from product innovation to transforming the workplace to disrupting business as usual. In these ever-evolving times, we’re driven to transform our business by thinking big and acting boldly.

 

Driving Meaningful and Measurable Growth 

Watch Lead Chief Marketing Officer Jane Wakely and Global Chief Digital Officer Sandeep Dadlani discuss how our purpose-led strategy fuels companywide collaboration and provides exciting opportunities for disparate teams to unlock new possibilities.

A veterinarian caring for a pet.

Investing $500 Million in People

Mars Veterinary Health North America, including Banfield, BluePearl, VCA and Antech, is investing in multiple projects over the next several years to adapt to the ever changing veterinary industry. Higher wages, better education, and a more diverse veterinary workforce is something the world, and our furry friends, need.

 

Energy improves associates' wellbeing.

Focusing on Energy to Improve Associates’ Wellbeing​

An energized workforce is one that thrives. Our Energy For Life training program equips Associates with activities and resources to help cultivate energy management skills.

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Meet the Mars Global Leadership Team

As  a private, family-owned business, we have the freedom to build a better tomorrow, today. Our leaders are industry experts, taking values-based actions to help our business and the world thrive.

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