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.

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…

Back to Basics: When Ben & Jerry’s Dropped rBGH

Ben & Jerry's began in a Burlington, Vermont, gas station and is now one of the most iconic mission-driven companies in the world.…

The Quick & Dirty: From Snake Oil Sellers to Activists Brands

The simple truth is that a majority of companies are still simply not doing their part. Here's what it looks like on a…

10 Reasons to Make a Social Mission the Heart of Your Marketing

Today's consumers are looking for products with purpose and brands who care about more than just the bottom line. Here's how to reach…

Excerpt: Ice Cream Social – The Struggle for the Soul of Ben & Jerry’s

This is the first book to tell the full, inside story of the inspiring rise, tragic mistakes, devastating fall, determined recovery, and ongoing…