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.

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

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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…

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…

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.

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…

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.…

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…

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 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.

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…

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.