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Mars Chocolate to Donate $100,000 As Part of Industry Effort to Help Fight Ebola Outbreak in West Africa

Mars Chocolate announced today that it is donating $100,000 as part of an industry-wide effort to help fight the Ebola outbreak in West Africa. The World Cocoa Foundation (WCF) is organizing an effort among cocoa and chocolate companies who are interested in providing medical and humanitarian aid to those countries impacted by the Ebola virus outbreak.

“As an industry, we care very deeply about

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Our Principles in Action

Last week, Mars issued our Principles in Action report for 2013.  For generations, our company and our Associates have been guided by our Five Principles of Quality, Responsibility, Mutuality, Efficiency and Freedom.  We’re proud that we have been able to use those principles to promote sustainability and to put farmers first.

If you haven’t yet done so, take a few minutes to read the

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VIDEO: Mars Global Chocolate Supports CocoaAction

See senior Mars associates discuss why we are supporting the CocoaAction strategy in this new video:

 

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Mars Chocolate Supports World Cocoa Foundation’s CocoaAction Strategy Supporting African Farmers

Mars Chocolate supports the cocoa sector’s most ambitious and comprehensive plan to work together to rejuvenate and sustain the cocoa economy, the company announced today. Called “CocoaAction” and created under the auspices of the World Cocoa Foundation (WCF), the strategy is focused on specific, collaborative measures to increase productivity and support community development for no fewer than 300,000 West African farmers by 2020. To

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Barry Parkin Named Chairman of World Cocoa Foundation Board of Directors

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Barry Parkin

The World Cocoa Foundation (WCF) has named Chief Sustainability Officer Barry Parkin as its new Board of Directors chairman.   The international membership organization represents more than 100 member companies across the cocoa value chain, all committed to creating a sustainable cocoa economy by putting farmers first.  The group promotes agricultural and environmental stewardship and strengthening development in cocoa-growing communities.

“We are grateful

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Introducing new member to the sustainability communications team – Christopher Davault

Happy Valentine’s Day to cocoa lovers everywhere!

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Chris Davault, Global Manager for Cocoa Sustainability and Leadership Communications

As a newer member of the cocoa sustainability team handling communications, I wanted to introduce myself.  My name is Christopher Davault, and I am the Global Manager for Cocoa Sustainability and Leadership Communications at Mars Global Chocolate. I lead both internal and external global communication initiatives for

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