The Gender-Equality Index highlights companies committed to workplace
gender reporting and the advancement of women in the workplace
CAMDEN, N.J.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Jan. 16, 2019–
Campbell Soup Company (NYSE:CPB) has been named to the 2019
Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index (GEI) which recognizes companies
committed to transparency in gender reporting and advancing women’s
The second annual index includes companies from 10 sectors headquartered
across 36 countries. Campbell excelled in areas such as Board
representation, diversity & inclusion leadership, U.S. parental leave,
family care, health care and flexible work arrangements. Campbell scored
higher than average against both Index Members and consumer packaged
goods peer companies.
“We are honored to be included in the Bloomberg Index along with other
companies that value gender equity,” said Elizabeth Campbell, Director,
Diversity and Inclusion. “At Campbell, diversity and inclusion is a core
component of our business strategy and is critical to our success. Our
continuing work in creating an inclusive culture benefits our talent,
our shareholders, our customers and our consumers.”
Campbell promotes gender equity at all levels of the organization with
initiatives such as the Women of Campbell, an employee-led business
resource group designed to empower women within the organization.
On-site day care facilities at Campbell’s WHQ in Camden, N.J. and
competitive parental leave policies provide Campbell employees with the
support needed to navigate their careers.
Bloomberg’s standardized reporting framework offers public companies the
opportunity to disclose information on how they promote gender equality
across four separate areas – company statistics, policies, community
engagement and products and services. Reporting companies that score
above a globally-established threshold, based on the extent of
disclosures and the achievement of best-in-class statistics and
policies, are included in the GEI.
Campbell was also recognized in 2018 by the Forum of Executive Women as
a Champion of Board Diversity.
About Campbell Soup Company
Campbell (NYSE:CPB) is driven and inspired by our Purpose, “Real food
that matters for life’s moments.” For generations, people have trusted
Campbell to provide authentic, flavorful and affordable snacks, soups
and simple meals, and beverages. Founded in 1869, Campbell has a
heritage of giving back and acting as a good steward of the planet’s
natural resources. The company is a member of the Standard and Poor’s
500 and the Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes. For more information,
or follow company news on Twitter via @CampbellSoupCo.
To learn more about how we make our food and the choices behind the
ingredients we use, visit www.whatsinmyfood.com.
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