We know our footprint, are working throughout our operations to reduce it, and we report on progress annually. And it's not just an environmental issue; it is an issue of social and economic justice.
All businesses have greenhouse gas emissions associated with their operations – at Ben & Jerry’s, we have ours. We know our footprint, are working throughout our operations to reduce it, and we report on progress annually.
With an eye towards closing loops in our supply chain, we even send the dairy waste from our Vermont plants back to two of the farms that supply us with fresh dairy ingredients. Our waste is put into methane digesters with other farm waste – where it generates energy to power the farms.
We make ice cream in the nicest way possible, and now the freezers we put it in are, too! Our “Lean & Green” freezers are more climate-friendly and energy efficient!
Our paperboard packaging is Forest Stewardship Council certified, which means forest wildlife, biodiversity and sustainability is protected from the start. But we aren’t stopping there!