Campbell Named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices for Seventh Consecutive Year

Campbell One of Three U.S. Food Companies to Be Named To Dow Jones Sustainability World Index

CAMDEN, N.J.--()--Campbell Soup Company (NYSE: CPB) has been named to the Dow Jones Sustainability North America Index for the seventh consecutive year and the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index for a sixth consecutive year. These independent rankings recognize Campbell’s leadership in supporting long-term shareholder value while creating a more sustainable environment and making a measurable difference in its hometown communities.

“We are proud to once again be recognized as a member of the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices,” said Dave Stangis, Campbell’s Vice President-Public Affairs and Corporate Responsibility. “We make the biggest impact for our consumers, customers, employees and shareholders when we set and meet high goals as a business, and as good stewards of the natural resources we all share.”

RobecoSAM and the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI) recognized Campbell’s progress in several areas including: Health & Nutrition, Innovation Management, Supply Chain Management, Water Related Risks and Packaging. Key results from the past year include:

  • Reducing absolute greenhouse gas emissions by 2.44 percent;
  • Reducing water consumption by 6.1 percent per tonne of food produced;
  • Achieving a waste recycling rate of more than 86 percent worldwide;
  • Logging more than 15,000 volunteer hours in Campbell’s hometown communities in the U.S.;
  • Providing more than $1.5 million in grants through the Campbell Soup Foundation to nonprofit community service organizations, with more than half dedicated to agencies serving the city of Camden.

Launched in 1999, the DJSI are a set of investible indices that track the financial performance of the leading sustainability-driven companies worldwide based on an analysis of financially material economic, environmental and social factors. The DJSI follows a best-in-class approach, and only the top ranked companies in terms of Corporate Sustainability within each industry are selected for inclusion in the DJSI family. RobecoSAM invites over 3,000 publicly traded companies, including more than 800 companies in emerging markets, to report annually on their sustainability practices.

Campbell’s Corporate Responsibility strategies are designed to deliver measurable impacts in four key areas: Our Consumers, Our Planet, Our Employees and Our Community. To learn more visit www.campbellcsr.com.

About Campbell Soup Company

Campbell (NYSE:CPB) is driven and inspired by our Purpose, “Real food that matters for life’s moments.” The company makes a range of high-quality soups and simple meals, beverages, snacks and packaged fresh foods. For generations, people have trusted Campbell to provide authentic, flavorful and readily available foods and beverages that connect them to each other, to warm memories, and to what’s important today. Led by its iconic Campbell’s brand, the company’s portfolio includes Pepperidge Farm, Bolthouse Farms, Arnott’s, V8, Swanson, Pace, Prego, Plum, Royal Dansk, Kjeldsens and Garden Fresh Gourmet. Founded in 1869, Campbell has a heritage of giving back and acting as a good steward of the planet’s natural resources. The company is a member of the Standard & Poor’s 500 and the Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes. For more information, visit www.campbellsoupcompany.com or follow company news on Twitter via @CampbellSoupCo.

Contacts

Campbell Soup Company
Thomas Hushen, 856-342-5227
Thomas_Hushen@campbellsoup.com

Contacts

Campbell Soup Company
Thomas Hushen, 856-342-5227
Thomas_Hushen@campbellsoup.com