Citeo, Total, Recycling Technologies, Mars and Nestlé Join Forces to Develop Chemical Recycling of Plastics in France

PARIS (December 10, 2019) – As part of Citeo’s call for projects to promote eco-design, recycling and recovery projects for plastic and paper in France, leading international energy company Total, plastic recycling technology provider Recycling Technologies, global brands Nestlé and Mars today joined forces to develop an innovative industrial chemical recycling industry in France. 

Mars, Incorporated and USAID announce joint effort to improve economic opportunity, resilience in extended agricultural supply chains

November 10, 2019 - Mars, Incorporated today formalized its partnership with the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), marking a new stage of progress in their combined work tackling global sustainability challenges and addressing the root causes of poverty. 

The signing of a new Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) formalizes the ongoing work between the two organizations to address value chains and social and environmental issues around the world, including in the regions of Southeast Asia and Latin America, among others. 

Better Cities For Pets™ Annual Report Highlights Seven Pet-Friendly Trends

FRANKLIN, Tenn. (November 5, 2019) – Today, Mars Petcare and its BETTER CITIES FOR PETS™ program released its first Annual Report, demonstrating how pet ownership is shaping our communities. From housing and business policy to overarching economic health, pets are making a profound impact on our lives and thus the decisions to be more inclusive made by businesses, shelters and government.

Farm Animal Welfare

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Across Mars’ diverse portfolio of products, many of our recipes contain ingredients that come from animals – such as dairy in our chocolate, eggs in our cooking sauces, and meat and animal derivatives in our pet food.

Mars Accelerates Action to Tackle Climate Change With New #PledgeForPlanet Initiative

  • With the #PledgeForPlanet initiative, Mars announces fresh ambition to further cut emissions from its operations in line with the key aim of the Paris Agreement – to limit global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius  
  • Mars calls for collective action, including encouraging its major suppliers to commit to science-based emissions targets 
  • Mars CEO Grant F.

UNCLE BEN’S® Partners with Innit to Become First Food Brand to use Google Lens, Revolutionizing How Consumers Engage with the Food Industry

September 12, 2019 – Mars Food’s UNCLE BEN’S® brand is partnering with Innit, a Connected Food platform, to launch a breakthrough AI-driven innovation that will forever change the way consumers engage with food. Starting today, UNCLE BEN’S is the first food brand to leverage Google Lens, Google’s visual search technology, to connect helpful digital information to physical products and unlock dinnertime solutions in-store and at home. 

Responsible Sourcing

Our Next Generation Supplier program is our enhanced approach to supplier sustainability. We use new tools and technologies and an innovative collaboration model to help suppliers deliver better results for people in their workplaces and for the planet we all share.