July 16, 2018
Danone, Mars, Nestlé and Unilever have banded together to form a Sustainable Food Policy Alliance. The four companies said the partnership is “focused on driving progress in public policies that shape what people eat and how it impacts their health, communities, and the planet.
The alliance will collectively and voluntarily moved forward on issues such as sodium reduction, responsible marketing and transparency and reducing their impact on the planet, including cutting greenhouse gas emissions.
In a joint statement, company leaders said they were committed to a collaborative approach and to listen and learn about issues affecting all parts of our food system from the field to the store shelf and beyond.
These four Big Food companies have embarked on various sustainability issues on their own and are now joining forces to try and make a greater impact. In addition to nutrition labeling and carbon emissions, their alliance plans to focus on product transparency, science-based environmental solutions, food safety, nutritional health and strong and healthy workplaces that support the supply chain.