Ben& Jerry’s

Ben & Jerry’s is an American ice cream company, a division of the Anglo-Dutch Unilever conglomerate, that manufactures ice cream, frozen yogurt, sorbet, and ice cream novelty products. These are manufactured by Ben & Jerry’s Homemade Holdings, Inc., headquartered in Burlington, Vermont, United States, with the main factory in Waterbury, Vermont.

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CEOs of 10 Major Food Companies Demand Climate Action

The days of business push-back on environmental legislation are in the rearview mirror, at least for the food industry.

New York Times Gives Unilever a Mister Softee

The story on the relationship between Unilever and Ben & Jerry's that ran in Thursday's New York Times isn’t really hard news. It’s…
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How B Corp Certification Helps Benchmark and Improve Performance

B Corp certification helps you benchmark, compare, and improve the social and environmental performance of your entire company.
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Finding a Narrative: ‘Sustainability’ Doesn’t Mean Anything Real to Consumers

Last week at the Sustainable Brands conference in San Diego, gDiapers CEO, Jason Graham-Nye said: “I think sustainability is like fight club. The…
Harvard Business School's Michael E. Porter delivers the keynote at the 2014 Shared Value Leadership Summit.

Can Shared Value Successfully Connect ‘Davos Men’ with the ‘Square People’?

Earlier this month Thomas Friedman wrote on the New York Times about two very different groups trying to shape the economic environment worldwide.…
Fast food workers strike for higher wages in New York City last summer.

3p Weekend: 10 U.S. Companies That Pay Above Minimum Wage

With the federal minimum wage increase a hot topic on everyone's mind, TriplePundit rounded up 10 U.S. companies that pay each of their…
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Food Companies Face Class Action Lawsuit Over “Natural” Labels

An increasing number of consumers feel that using language that suggests foods are “natural” and wholesome is no longer good enough. Campbell's Soup,…
Ben & Jerry’s has committed to sourcing only non-GMO ingredients for their products.

Ben & Jerry’s Commits to Phasing Out GMOs

Although Ben & Jerry’s was sold to the British-Dutch conglomerate Unilever in 2000, their recent step towards manufacturing with GMO-free ingredients solidifies their…

Ben & Jerry’s Social Mission

Although Ben & Jerry's is owned by Unilever, they continue to pursue their own social initiatives: Caring Dairy, fair trade and anti-GMO efforts.
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Ben & Jerry’s: A Conversation with CEO Jostein Solheim and Founder Jerry Greenfield

"Everyone in the [supply] chain should be paid a livable wage and live a dignified life. Fair Trade is our principle. We pay…
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Ben & Jerry’s Now Certified B Corp

Ben & Jerry’s becomes a B Corp because of its work on community, environmental, governance and employee engagement issues.
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Ben & Jerry’s Co-Founder Wants to Occupy Your Wallet

Ben & Jerry's founder Ben Cohen will be working with Move to Amend and Occupy activists across the cross country to distribute stamps…

4 Reasons Why Companies Should Embrace Their Flaws

The consumer trend tracking firm is covering a new trend called "Flawsome" which shows why businesses who truly embrace their flaws will…

Ben & Jerry’s Launches Campaign Against Citizens United

The founders of Ben & Jerry’s, Ben Cohen & Jerry Greenfield launched their campaign against Citizen’s United on February 13 on the MSNBC…
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Fair Trade Vanilla at Work in Uganda

Two hundred miles west of Uganda’s capital, Kampala, lies Fort Portal. Surrounded by crater lakes, dramatic mountains, and large forests, Fort Portal’s people…