Ethics - Legal 20 Kellogg Company is in the food processing...

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Legal 20 Kellogg Company is in the food processing industry, and is the “world’s leading producer of cereal and a leading producer of convenience foods, including cookies, crackers, toaster pastries, cereal bars, frozen waffles and meat alternatives.” i According to its website, “Kellogg Company has a rich history of social responsibility…we strive to be a positive force in the communities in which we operate.” ii The Kellogg Company is one of the world’s most ethical companies; they work with various charities and groups. They are committed to help improving the environment, aiding communities and even making healthier products. “Kellogg products are manufactured in 17 countries and marketed in more than 180 countries around the world.” Kellogg Company was established in February 19, 1906, by Will Keith Kellogg, and it was first known as the “Battle Creek Toasted Corn Flake Company.” Kellogg’s great tasting “ready-to-eat cereal” expanded throughout the world; by 1951 Kellogg had build factories in England, Australia, Latin America and Asia. Kellogg Company now employees over 26,000 people globally all around the world. Kellogg Company demonstrated a great amount of effort to show they care about the environment. Kellogg joined EPA Climate Leaders, which is a government-industry designed to measure and reduce greenhouse gas emission; by joining the EPA, Kellogg has committed to basically cut down the greenhouse gases which are released from their factories. Since joining the EPA, “modifications to the steam system plants saved enough natural gas to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 1,300 tons”, and “585 truck trips have been eliminated by a case- size change for several cereal products.” The Kellogg Company believes in and practices the following three R’s, Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle. About 80 percent of waste that is generated at Kellogg’s plants is recycled and also “25 million pounds of paper packaging has been
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This note was uploaded on 04/24/2008 for the course LEGAL 01 taught by Professor Vogoul during the Spring '08 term at Hofstra University.

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