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Mars Incorporated

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Area: 5888268 km2
Countries:
Brazil; Peru; Suriname; France; Colombia; Guyana; Bolivia; Venezuela; Ecuador
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Santa Cruz; Manaus; La Paz
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Countries: United States of America
Regions: Potomac River
Organization SDGs:
Includes Sustainable Development Goals from the organization and its locations.
Sustainable Agriculture (SDG 2.4)
Water Quality (SDG 6.3)
Water Use Efficiency (SDG 6.4)
Protect and Restore Ecosystems (SDG 6.6)
International Cooperation and Capacity Building (SDG 6.a)
Climate Resilience and Adaptation (SDG 13.1)
Services Offered: Communications & outreach
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Project management
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Org. Type: Business
Org. Size: Very Large (1000+ Employees)
Industry Sector: Food, beverage & agriculture
Language: English
Org. Website: mars.com
Org. Source: User
Profile Completion: 96%
Coalition: No

Organization Overview

Mars has been proudly family owned for over 100 years. It’s this independence that gives us the gift of freedom to think in generations, not quarters, so we can invest in the long-term future of our business, our people and the planet — all guided by our enduring Principles.

We believe the world we want tomorrow starts with how we do business today. Our bold ambitions must be matched with actions today from our 130,000 Associates in 80 countries around the world. Some of our…

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Mars has been proudly family owned for over 100 years. It’s this independence that gives us the gift of freedom to think in generations, not quarters, so we can invest in the long-term future of our business, our people and the planet — all guided by our enduring Principles.

We believe the world we want tomorrow starts with how we do business today. Our bold ambitions must be matched with actions today from our 130,000 Associates in 80 countries around the world. Some of our current initiatives are:

Every day we are one step closer to the world we want tomorrow, through our steadfast commitment to action today.

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The Water Resilience Coalition, founded in 2020, is an industry-driven, CEO-led coalition of the UN Global Compact's CEO Water Mandate that aims to elevate global water stress to the top of the corporate agenda and preserve the world's freshwater resources … Learn More

Partner Projects


Help address rapidly falling ground water levels. Improve farmer livelihoods. Promote sustainable agricultural practices Project Results Reduced extraction of ground water. Improved farmer income. More sustainable agricultural practice. Learn More

We have worked with the University of California, the University of Arkansas and rice farmers in the Mississippi Delta, to develop an innovative farming technique called Alternate Wetting and Drying (AWD), which uses 30% less water and reduces GHG emissions … Learn More

We are assisting with farmer training and technology that helps advance more sustainable water use for the rice we source. Mars has partnered with around 30 other organizations from a range of sectors to develop the Sustainable Rice Platform (SRP), … Learn More

To mitigate water risks and increase the availability of quality basmati rice, Mars developed a program to decrease water usage and improve farming practices for Punjabi rice farmers, in partnership with Rice Partners Ltd (RPL). The three-step approach is: 1. … Learn More

We are assisting with farmer training and technology that helps advance more sustainable water use for the rice we source. Mars has partnered with around 30 other organizations from a range of sectors to develop the Sustainable Rice Platform (SRP), … Learn More

We are assisting with farmer training and technology that helps advance more sustainable water use for the rice we source. Mars has partnered with around 30 other organizations from a range of sectors to develop the Sustainable Rice Platform (SRP), … Learn More

Through a partnership with Tanager, Mars Wrigley is working with mint farmers in Uttar Pradesh, India to implement improved agricultural practices to grow mint more sustainably. The work includes using good agricultural practices such as irrigation scheduling, two new cultivars … Learn More

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