Ben & Jerry's: CSR and Sustainability News

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.

Lessons From a Beloved Brand: Be Prepared to Counter CSR-Related Protests

If beloved Ben & Jerry's can catch the ire of the Organic Consumers Association, no organization is immune. How can your company prepare…

Ben & Jerry’s Clickbaited by Organic Consumers Association

For years, the the activist group, the Organic Consumer Association has been trying to force Ben & Jerry's to transition to using organic…

3p Weekend: These Execs Prove Sustainability is Big Business

While incoming U.S. President Donald Trump seems tied to the tired sentiment that sustainability kills business, some of the country's most successful corporate…

3p Weekend: 12 B Corps Leading Their Industries

Think sustainability is a business killer? Think again. Read on to learn more about 12 B Corps taking their industries by storm.

Black Lives Matter Co-Founder Challenge to Companies: Address Racism

Last week's Net Impact conference opened with a keynote from Alicia Garza, co-founder of the Black Lives Matter movement. While some student attendees…

Despite Boycott Threats, Ben & Jerry’s Voices Support for Black Lives Matter

Ben & Jerry’s latest cause is full alignment with the Black Lives Matter movement, notwithstanding the calls for a boycott due to what…

Ben & Jerry’s Keeps Fans Close By Speaking Truth To Power

Ben & Jerry's spends about a fifth of its marketing budget to reach 10 million "fans"on social media. But technology is only the…

3p Weekend: Impact Companies Thriving Under Fortune 500s

When done right, these partnerships can be a boon for social-impact startups, as well as society at large.

New Ben & Jerry’s Flavor Nods to Presidential Pick

If you are going to pick a consumer product to symbolize the social message of your presidential campaign, you can't go wrong with…

Ben & Jerry’s Adds Racial Equality to the Ice Cream Mix

Ben & Jerry's is making a "major, multi-year commitment" to the movements for voting rights and racial equality, said Chris Miller, who manages…

Ben + Jerry Speak for Bernie at American Sustainable Business Council

The American Sustainable Business Council meeting in D.C. hosted a "platform-off" between reps for Clinton and Sanders. Co-Vermonters Ben + Jerry spoke enthusiastically…

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…

Who Knew Ben & Jerry’s Could Save the World Through Ice Cream?

Ben & Jerry’s believes that making ice cream and saving the world go together like their tasty flavors and your taste buds. Earlier…

How Unilever Converges Doing Good and Strong Performance

There are numerous examples of Unilever using its branding and marketing reach to create a positive social or environmental impact, with a tangible…

Ben & Jerry’s Tesla Road Trip for Climate Change

Ben & Jerry's is criss-crossing the U.S. for its Save Our Swirled tour in a tricked-out Tesla serving free ice cream and encouraging…