Mars Palm Positive Plan Delivers Deforestation-Free Palm Oil Supply Chain

– With its Palm Positive Plan, Mars radically simplifies its supply chain to deliver deforestation-free palm oil

– Deforestation-free milestone is based on rigorous mapping, management and monitoring

– Progress made possible by a radical simplification of Mars’ supply chain; Mars takes mill count from 1,500 to fewer than 100 by 2021, and is on the path to further halve that in 2022

– Chief Executive Officer Grant Reid says “transformational change” is critical to address “broken” supply chains and to tackle global environmental and social challenges

– Bold approach illustrates step change needed to address massive global challenges and builds on Mars’ $1 billion Sustainable in a Generation Plan

MCLEAN, Va., Oct. 6, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Mars, Incorporated today announced its Palm Positive Plan has delivered a deforestation-free palm oil supply chain, a significant milestone in its efforts to tackle deforestation and advance respect for human rights. It

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