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Mars Releases Assessment of Gender and Women’s Empowerment in Côte d’Ivoire’s Cocoa Sector

In April, Mars Chocolate signed the United Nations Women’s Empowerment Principles as a demonstration of our commitment to empowering women in the cocoa sector.  As part of our commitment to promoting the principle of “Mutuality”, Mars Chocolate commissioned an expert third party assessment of gender and women’s empowerment within the western region of Côte d’Ivoire where we are pursuing a large cocoa development program.

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Mars Chocolate Signs UN Women’s Empowerment Principles

This week, Mars Chocolate fulfilled the pledge we made in March to sign the United Nations Women’s Empowerment Principles.  Signing these principles is one significant step in the plan of action we developed to help empower women in cocoa growing communities around the world.

We are pleased to join other corporate leaders in signing a statement of support for the UN Women Empowerment

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