Mars, Incorporated

Mars, Incorporated is a private, family-owned company employing more than 65,000 associates in 68 countries worldwide. Headquartered in McLean, Va., U.S., Mars, Incorporated is one of the world’s largest food companies, generating global sales of more than $28 billion annually and operating in six business segments: Chocolate, Petcare, Wrigley Gum and Confections, Food, Drinks, and Symbioscience.  These segments produce some of the world’s leading brands: Chocolate – M&M’S®, SNICKERS®, DOVE®, GALAXY®, MARS®, MILKY WAY® and TWIX®; Petcare – PEDIGREE®, WHISKAS®, SHEBA®, CESAR®, NUTRO®, GREENIES® and ROYAL CANIN®; Wrigley – ORBIT®, EXTRA®, STARBURST®, DOUBLEMINT® and SKITTLES®; Food – UNCLE BEN’S®, DOLMIO®, EBLY®, MASTERFOODS® and SEEDS OF CHANGE®; Drinks – KLIX® and FLAVIA®; Symbioscience – WISDOM PANEL™, SERAMIS®, CIRKUHEALTH™ and COCOAPRO®. For more information, please visit   MARS PALM POLICY Mars deals only with those suppliers who have respect for the environment and is committed to working with all stakeholders to make progress towards more sustainable production. We support the environment and the sustainable production of palm oil. Currently we ONLY use palm oil suppliers that are members of the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO).  We are going further and our aim is to move to 100% RSPO certified palm oil, originating from sustainable sources by 2015

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Supply Chain Certification
Approval Date Certification Expiry Date Certified Unit/Facility Location Supply Chain Model Certificates
12/07/2013 11/07/2018 Mars Petcare (Thailand), 799 Moo4, Tambon Chantuk, Amphur Pakchong Thailand MB View
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03/07/2013 02/07/2018 4 facilities: Mars Foods (China) Co Ltd, Yanqi Economic Development Zone, Huairou, Beijing, 101407, China; Mars Foods (Jiazing) Co Ltd, No.505, Shengtant Road, Jiaxing City, Zhejiang province, 314036, China; Mars Chocolate Australia, Ring Road, Wendouree, Victoria 3355, Australia; Mars Food Australia, 4 Corella Close, Berkeley Vale, NSW 2261 Australia MB View
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15/01/2013 14/01/2018 Mars Chocolate North America, 8 facilities: MARS National office, 800 High St Hackettstown, New Jersey; MARS Cleveland, 3500 Peerless Road NW, Cleveland, Tennessee; MARS Waco, 1001 Texas Central Park Waco, Texas; MARS Chicago, 2019 North Oak Park Avenue Chicago, Illinois; MARS Albany, 1209 West Oakridge Drive Albany, Georgia; MARS Elizabethtown, 295 Brown Street, Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania; MARS Burr Ridge, 15 W 660 79th St, Burr Ridge, Illinois; MARS Newmarket, 285 Harry Walker Parkway, Newmarket, Ontario Canada MB View
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22/08/2012 21/08/2017 Mar LLC, Moscow, Russia -- MB View
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27/04/2012 26/04/2017 Mars Chocolate UK Ltd. 6 Facilities : Mars BV Veghel, Mars Germany Viersen, Mars Polska Poland, Mars Choc France hageuenau, Mars Choc France Steinburg, Mars Austria Breitenbrunn -- MB View
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Organisation's Commitments Toward Sustainability
How will your organisation promote the RSPO internally and to other stakeholders?
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Where relevant, what processes is the organisation establishing to engage with interested parties, for example to resolve conflict or to use sustainably produced palm oil?
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Where relevant, how will your organisation work towards implementing the RSPO Principles and Criteria or assessing supplier performance against these criteria?
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