People and Societies
Related Programs & Initiatives

Related Programs & Initiatives

EXTENDING OUR PRINCIPLES

We’re always looking to create positive change by putting our principles into action. Just in the past year, Mars has been hard at work touching lives. From partnering with local communities to improving the lives of our Associates, we take pride in constantly bringing The Five Principles to new people and communities.

Women's Empowerment Projects

Mars is working with Vision for Change (V4C) and other initiatives to help empower women within the cocoa supply chains and communities in which we operate.
See Mars’ Women’s Empowerment Projects 

A LASTING PARTNERSHIP WITH M&M’S® CANDY AND THE U.S. MILITARY

The Mars partnership with the U.S. Military dates back to World War II when M&M’S® were included in military rations. That was just the beginning of a partnership that continues today.
See how we are continuing our partnership

Using Excess Packaging to Create Mutual Benefits in Mexico

Instead of sending excess packaging to landfills, our partner, Mitz, is turning them into beautiful hand–crafted bags and accessories.
Read about our Mars-Mitz partnership in Mexico

The Wrigley Company Foundation

The Wrigley Company Foundation was built on the mission to improve the health of people and planet by focusing on oral health, being environmental stewards and tending to the needs of our communities.
Read more about the Wrigley Company Foundation and their work

MARS SUPPORTS RED NOSE DAY & COMIC RELIEF®

For more than five years Mars has partnered with Comic Relief® to raise donations in exchange for fun and laughter.
Learn about how Mars supports Red Nose Day

Wrigley Canada Associates Lend a Helping Hand

A group of Wrigley Canada Associates banded together to help beautify their community and give life to a faded mural.
Read more about Wrigley Canada Associate efforts

Mars Austria Supports Local Relief Organization

Mars Austria Service and Finance Associates banded together with a local nonprofit that aims to help reintegrate the homeless and jobless back into mainstream society.
Read how we’re helping our community grow