- Read More about Advocacy and Political Contributions
Mondelēz International has a proud history of involvement in the communities where our employees live and work, and where we do business. This includes educating policy-makers and participating in the public discussion of policy issues that affect our business, including our ability to attract and retain a talented workforce.
- Read More About Animal Testing
At Mondelēz International, we do not test our products on animals, nor do we fund or contract with external agencies or research institutions to conduct animal testing on our products or on our ingredients unless that testing is required by a government regulatory agency and there is no available alternative.
- Read More About Animal Welfare
We support agricultural programs and farming practices that help maintain a sustainable, high-quality supply of raw materials. We share consumer, civil society, government and investor concerns about the health and welfare of farm animals and we recognize the link between animal welfare and the health of animals raised for food. A number of our products include ingredients that come from farm animals, such as dairy and egg products. We use fresh and powdered milk, other dairy ingredients, eggs and egg derivatives in the production of our cheese, chocolate, biscuit and dressing brands.
- Read More About Child Labor in Cocoa
Our approach to eliminating child labor is three-pronged: it focuses on prevention, monitoring and remediation, with a heavy emphasis on addressing the root causes of child labor.
- Read More about Climate Action
The consequences of climate change are everywhere and escalating, and combating it is the challenge of our lifetime. We are taking action like never before and building on our progress in reducing our end-to-end carbon footprint and working toward our long-term goal of net zero carbon emissions by 2050.
- Read More About Dairy Welfare Approach
Fresh milk and milk derivatives are used as ingredients in a range of our brands, including our cream cheese brand Philadelphia and chocolate brands such as Milka and Cadbury. To secure high-quality milk and dairy products, we work in partnership with our suppliers to engage in a continuous improvement process ensuring good farm practices and respecting animal welfare throughout our supply chain. Our first priority is our liquid milk supply in Europe.
- Read More About Deforestation
At Mondelēz International, we believe that sustainable snacking is about creating a future where people and planet thrive. As a global food company, it is vital for us to secure sustainable supplies of key raw materials by empowering farmers and their communities to become more productive and climate-resilient, encouraging practices that respect land rights and investing in innovation and technology to increase transparency and measure impact at scale across our supply chain.
- Read More About DE&I Governance
Mondelēz International takes seriously our commitment to advancing racial equality and diversity, equity and inclusion (D&EI) among our colleagues, our workplace culture and the communities we serve.
- Read More About DE&I
We continue to focus on enhancing diversity, equity and inclusion at all levels – from the Board to new recruits. This is not just the right thing to do but a fundamental enabler of our continued growth and success. We are creating local and global opportunities to further racial equity and economic empowerment by expanding our DE&I initiatives across three key areas: colleagues, culture and communities.
- Read More about Food Safety and Quality
Mondelēz International is leading the future of snacking, and we consistently produce snacks our consumers can trust. We work hard to provide safe and quality products.
- Read More About Front of Pack Labelling
Consumer research shows that calories/energy are the top item of interest for consumers, and this is applicable in nearly every market. We support calorie Front of Pack (FoP) systems based on local daily reference values – Daily Value (DV), Guideline Daily Amount (GDA), Reference Intake (RI) and Daily Intake Guide (DI).
- Read More about Gluten-Free
We offer a broad range of delicious, high-quality snacks – from indulgent bites to wholesome bars. We are continuing to evolve our portfolio – innovating and renovating to broaden our offerings while improving the nutritional credentials of snacks our consumers have grown to love.
- Read More About GMO Ingredients
The safety of our products and the trust and confidence of our consumers is critical to our success. We also recognize that various groups have differing views regarding crop biotechnology and derived ingredients. At Mondelēz International, we believe that crop biotechnology can play an important role in improving food production and ensuring enough food for the world’s growing population.
- Read more about Green Bond
By empowering people to snack right, we will lead the future of snacking around the world by offering the right snack, for the right moment, made the right way. That means delivering a broader range of delicious, high-quality snacks that nourish life's moments, made with sustainable ingredients and packaging that consumers can feel good about.
- Read More About Halal
We want to make products everyone can enjoy. That is why it’s important to respond to different preferences around the world. When deciding what to offer in a specific market, we consider various factors, including religious food requirements such as ‘halal’. The best thing for consumers to do is to check the ingredients and the label to guarantee the suitability for their diet.
- READ MORE ABOUT HUMAN RIGHTS
At Mondelēz International, we are committed to making our snacks the right way, protecting the planet and respecting the human rights of people in our value chain. We use the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights (UNGPs) as a framework for preventing and addressing associated risks.
- Read More About Laying Hens Animal Welfare Approach
Eggs and egg derivatives are used as ingredients in a range of our chocolate and biscuit brands as well as in our Miracle Whip dressing in Europe. We recognize concerns for the welfare of laying hens and we've taken a number of steps to switch to cage-free supplies.
- Read More about Nutritional Responsibility
To make informed decisions, people need the right information delivered clearly and simply. Since 2007, we have provided nutrition labeling on all of our products in all markets worldwide. Our commitment to providing nutrition information on back of pack and our approach is in line with international standards.
- Read More About Packaging & Plastics
We are committed to sustainable packaging that protects our products, delights our consumers, and does not harm the environment. To this end, we take a strategic approach focused on driving toward net zero waste packaging through less and better packaging and improved systems, leveraging innovative partnerships to improve recycling globally. Our aim is to play our part in advancing a circular pack economy for packaging that is good for people and the planet.
- Read More About Palm Oil
We are committed to sourcing palm oil sustainably and eradicating deforestation and human rights violations in the palm oil supply. We take this responsibility seriously.
For years, we have actively worked with our global suppliers to ensure that the palm oil we use in our products is sustainably sourced and fully traceable. In fact, we were the first multinational consumer goods company to require suppliers to trace all the oil they sell, not just the oil they sell to us.
- Read More about Parental Leave
We are committed to creating and sustaining a workplace where differences are valued, and colleagues feel empowered to bring their true selves to work every day.
We look out for one another, especially during times of change, such as the arrival of a brand-new family member. That’s why we raised the bar for our own MDLZ family by increasing the support we offer colleagues on their journey to achieve their personal and professional ambitions as a parent.
- Read More about Pay Equity
We are committed to equal pay for equal work, regardless of gender, race, ethnicity or other personal characteristics. To deliver on that commitment, we benchmark and set pay ranges based on market data and consider various factors such as an employee’s role and experience, job location and performance. We also regularly review our compensation practices to promote fair and equitable pay.
- Read More About Recyclability Communication
At Mondelēz International, our Purpose is “Empowering people to snack right” – including through consumer outreach and education. Based on our assessment of the evolving consumer recycling landscape, we are reviewing our approach to communicating recyclability information about select packaging, with the goal of evolving toward a flexible, digitally enabled system on recycling options. In the meantime, we plan to phase out “store drop-off” and “check locally” recycling logos on U.S. plastic packaging by 2025.
- Read More about Regenerative / Sustainable Agriculture
We are transforming how we do business across our operations and with our suppliers and farmers. From seeking to improve cocoa farming practices in West Africa to promoting regenerative agriculture in wheat fields in the Midwest of the United States, Mondelēz International is committed to sustainably sourcing ingredients we use in our products.
- Read More about Responsible Marketing
At Mondelēz International, we want to make sure our marketing and labeling not only complies with all regulations and standards, yet also helps our consumers snack right. All of our communications on packaging and in-store materials are directed to adults, with guidelines on use of premiums and on-pack promotions.
- Read More About Safe Working Environment
The safety of the great makers and bakers who make up the Mondelēz International team is one of our top priorities. Our goal is simple - to achieve world-class safety performance.
- Read More About Sodium and Saturated Fats Reduction
As part of our ambition to offer more options and help people snack mindfully, we continue to reduce the amount of saturated fat and sodium in our biggest-selling global brands and local jewels.
- Read More About Sugar
While we're experts in taste, we're also experts in the nutritional science behind our products. We constantly evaluate our portfolio and look for ways to improve their nutrition.
- Read More About Supplier Diversity
As part of our end-to-end commitment to making snacking right, we have built a global program focused on Economic Inclusion and Supplier Diversity (EISD) – empowering us to procure innovative, high quality, cost-effective products and services from diverse businesses (those owned by persons identified as a minority, woman, LGBTQ+, veteran, people with disabilities, small businesses and/or historically underutilized business).
- Read More About Supply Chain Transparency
As awareness and advocacy efforts around human trafficking and slavery grow among governments, NGOs and investors, so do expectations for businesses to demonstrate what they are doing to address this issue within their supply chains. The Mondelēz International Statement on Human Rights guides our approach. And, in line with the California Transparency in Supply Chains Act (SB 657) and the UK Modern Slavery Act 2015, our latest Human Rights Due Diligence & Modern Slavery Report and the page linked below provide more detail on our efforts to help make a difference in our operations and those of our suppliers.
- Read More About Sustainability
We are determined to make our snacks the right way to preserve our planet and meet our consumers’ needs every day. We aim to make end-to-end positive impact on the world and the communities where we do business. The right snack for the right moment made the right way means taking a lead in making our snacks right for people and the planet. That includes from more sustainable sourcing of the raw materials we rely on, to more positive impact on the communities we live in and work with, while striving to reduce our impact on the environment.
- Read More about Water
Many of the water systems that support ecosystems, communities, agriculture, and industry have become stressed and are drying up or becoming too polluted to use, with the situation being exacerbated by climate change. Given the importance of these issues, Mondelēz International is aligned with the UN’s Sustainable development goals, in particular concerning the availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all.