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Title: Ben


1
Ben Jerrys Environmental Program
  • Andrea Asch
  • Manager of Natural Resources

2
Environmental Mission
  • CERES Signatories Since 1992
  • Won the 2002 Award for Outstanding
    Sustainability Reporting
  • Frequently requested report
  • GRI Reporting Guidelines
  • All the Other Reporting Guidelines

3
Key Projects
  • Eco-Pint
  • Bulk Handling Systems
  • Global Climate Change
  • Sustainable Agriculture
  • Environmental Footprint

4
Eco-Pint/Packaging
  • Goal
  • Free of Chlorine
  • Biodegradable
  • Issue
  • Presence of Dioxin in the Environment
  • Sources
  • Reducing our impact
  • Paper Use
  • Copy paper, type and use

5
Bulk Handling
  • We buy the berries, cherries, and nuts, not the
    containers they come in
  • Buckets 1992 - 2003 gt1 million to lt1000
  • Totes
  • Solid waste reduction of over 40

6
Global Climate Change
  • Global Climate Change CO2 Reductions
  • 10 reduction in CO2 by 2007 based on 2005 values
  • Internal Campaign
  • External Awareness

7
Environmental Footprint
  • Understand what you take, make and waste
    (Interface concept)
  • Measure all areas of environmental impact at the
    manufacturing sites.
  • Establish goals based on what is measured.
  • Keep employees aware

8
Sustainable Agriculture
  • Hellendorn SMILE
  • Vermont Sustainable Agriculture
  • University of Michigan
  • Establishing on-farm indicators

9
What is Next?
  • Plan for the Future
  • Global Climate Change
  • Availability of Potable Water
  • What is all of our Responsibility?
  • Be Active
  • Communicate
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