Snacking Made Right report shows that the company has exceeded its sustainability and wellbeing goals, commenting that they are “on track” for their ambitions 2025 targets.
Published on 8 May 2021, the report highlights the company’s ongoing commitment to deliver positive environmental change in the snacking industry.
It includes signature programmes and approaches developed by Mondelēz that are aimed at helping consumers snack “the right way”.
“As we collectively manage the global impact of COVID-19, now more than ever is the time for companies to do what’s right and drive sustainable business growth at scale,” said Dirk Van de Put, chairman and CEO of Mondelēz International.
“At Mondelēz International our purpose-driven approach to sustainability and wellbeing is focused on reducing our impact on the environment and creating a positive impact on society as part of our mission to lead the future of snacking by delivering the right snack, for the right moment, made the right way.
“I’m proud of the significant progress we’ve made in 2019 and believe our 2025 Snacking Made Right goals are the right goals to focus on for the future,” he continued.
By the end of 2019, 63% of cocoa was sourced sustainably, according to the company’s signature sustainable sourcing programme, Cocoa Life.
65% of wheat cultivated for Mondelēz’s biscuit brands in Europe was sourced sustainably through their Harmony Wheat programme.
In terms of environmental impact, the report cited a 15% reduction in CO2 emissions across manufacturing