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Eat Chocolate For A Cause: Mars Has Pledged $1 Billion To Fight Climate Change

The company is a behemoth, raking in over $35 billion a year — across brands like Snickers, Skittles, Uncle Ben’s, and Pedigree pet food.

Now, the company has gone “all in” on reducing their carbon footprint by 2/3 by 2050, in accordance with the settled Climate science community’s consensus and recommendations.

To chase this goal, Mars is setting aside $1 billion to invest in completely overhauling the company from top to bottom.

Barry Parkin, Mars’ chief sustainability officer, told Business Insider that Mars, Inc.’s move was based on the company’s frustration with the speed in which the United States is acting on climate change in the face of unassailable scientific evidence.

So, supporting communities in high-risk climate change areas is of paramount importance to the company’s plans.


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