Chocolate Giant To Spend $1B Fighting Climate Change

Business Insider reports:

Chocolate giant Mars is promising to spend close to $1 billion over the next few years fighting climate change. The $35 billion food giant behind brands like M&Ms, Skittles, and Twix on Wednesday launched its “Sustainability in a Generation” plan, aiming to reduce the carbon footprint of its business and supply chain by more than 60% by 2050.

Barry Parkin, Mars’ chief sustainability officer, told Business Insider: “We’ve been increasingly worried about overall progress on the big issues, whether that’s climate change or solving poverty. “There are obviously commitments the world is leaning into but, frankly, we don’t think we’re getting there fast enough collectively. We’re trying to go all in here.”