Accelerating Change: Food & Beverage Leaders


Name of initiative Accelerating Change: Food & Beverage Leaders
LPAA initiative No
NAZCA Initiative No
Website address
Related initiatives
Starting year 2016
End year
Secretariat CERES, 99 Chauncy Street, 6th Floor, Boston, MA 02111, US; e-mail:; phone: (617)247-0700
Organisational structure
Geographical coverage Only one country
Name of lead organisation CERES
Type of lead organisation NGO/Civil Society
Location/Nationality of lead organisation United States of America


Description CEO signatories pledged to boost their companies’ sustainability efforts, to advocate achievable, enforceable science-based carbon reduction targets, and to share their best practices to encourage other companies to join their effort signed by Mars, Incorporated, General Mills, Unilever, Kellogg Company, Nestlé USA, New Belgium Brewing, Ben & Jerry’s, Clif Bar, Stonyfield Farm and Dannon USA.
Objectives Ceres is transforming the economy to build a sustainable future for people and the planet.
Activities Ceres is a sustainability nonprofit organization working with the most influential investors and companies to build leadership and drive solutions throughout the economy. Through powerful networks and advocacy, Ceres tackles the world’s biggest sustainability challenges, including climate change, water scarcity and pollution, and human rights abuses.
One or two success stories achieved

Monitoring and Impacts

Function of initiative
Activity of initiative
Comments on indicators and goals Only a declaration
How will goals be achieved
Have you changed or strenghtened your goals
Progress towards the goals
How are you tracking progress of your initiative
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Participants Number Names
Members 11  
Companies 11 Mars (USA),Incorporated (USA),General Mills (USA),Unilever (USA),Kellogg Company (USA),Nestlé USA (USA),New Belgium Brewing (Belgium),Ben & Jerry’s (Denmark),Clif Bar (USA),Stonyfield Farm and Dannon (USA)
Business organisations 0
Research and educational organisations 0
Non-governmental organisations 0
National states 0
Governmental actors 0
Regional / state / county actors 0
City / municipal actors 0
Intergovernmental organisations 0
Financial Institutions 0
Other members 0
Supporting partners 0
Number of members in the years
Have only national states as participators No


Transport Agriculture Forestry Business Financial institutions Buildings Industry Waste Cities and subnational governments Short Term Pollutants International maritime transport Energy Supply Fluorinated gases Energy efficiency Renewable energy Supply chain emission reductions Adaptation Other Resilience Innovation Energy Access and Efficiency Private Finance
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Last update: 29 May 2019 12:36:10

Not only have national states as participators