Mondelēz International Expands Women’s Empowerment Plans in Cocoa Communities

Mondelēz International today announced new action plans to accelerate women’s empowerment across four cocoa origin countries as part of Cocoa Life, the company’s cocoa sustainability program. The company launched specific women’s empowerment action plans in Ghana and Côte d’Ivoire in 2014 and is now expanding to include two additional origin countries, Indonesia and Dominican Republic. These new action plans will empower more than 100,000 women in over 1,000 communities in these four countries. Based on program learnings and insights from international and local partners, the plans focus on promoting women’s…

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Mondelēz International Expands Its Sustainable Wheat Program to Cover 100% of European Biscuits by 2022

Mondelēz International announced today its ambition to expand the Harmony program, the company’s sustainable wheat sourcing initiative, to cover 100 percent of its biscuit brands in the European Union by 2022, up from 60 percent of the company’s biscuit production in the EU last year. “European consumers increasingly equate high-quality products with sustainable production. They’re aware of the impact of their food choices on the environment and have high expectations of manufacturers to take their share of responsibility,” said Hubert Weber, Executive Vice President and President Europe. “As Europe’s largest…

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