Aug 29, 2018
Mondelēz International has indicated in its report that the company is on track with its 2020 environmental sustainability targets. In its 2017 Impact for Growth Progress Report indicated that the company has made progress in achieving sustainable agriculture and environmental footprint goals, as well as the global expansion of healthy lifestyle and nutrition programmes in at-risk communities.
According to Mondelez International chairman and CEO Dirk Van de Put, having a positive impact on the planet and the communities that do business in is core to who we are as a company.
He added, “Today, we’re producing snacks more sustainably, with less energy, water and waste, and sourcing our key ingredients in ways that reduce deforestation in our supply chain, and empowering farmers and investing in community programmes that help improve the well-being of children and their families.”
Mondelez is producing snacks more sustainably, with less energy, water and waste, and sourcing our key ingredients in ways that reduce deforestation in our supply chain. The company focuses on four key areas that include sustainability, well-being snacks, safety and community.
As part its programme, the company reduced carbon emissions from its manufacturing by 10 per cent, water usage by 25 per cent in water-scarce locations, in addition to eliminating 53,500 metric tonnes of packaging. Last year, the company registered a 31 per cent increase in its sustainable cocoa sourcing programme in comparison to 2016 figures.
It also promoted environmentally sustainable practices in wheat production across Europe through its Harmony sustainable wheat programme.