What U Don’t Know About Your Kids Lunches – Climate Change + Climate Counts – In the News

Our friends at Climate Counts has launched an exciting new campaign, Back-2-Cool, where they are helping us track the companies behind the back to school shopping ads we as parents are inundated with every day, and the actions or inactions of those companies on climate change.

Did you know that the nine largest food companies Climate Counts recently scored pulled in over $253 billion dollars last year, even in a recession!?

Climate Counts bring consumers and companies together in the fight against climate change and helps us be better consumers by scoring the worlds largest companies on climate responsibility. Let’s support the companies who are trying to make our world a better place, and tell those companies who aren’t trying to do better! When we make the connections between our actions, our purchasing power and Climate Change, we as parents, and consumers, are a force to be reckoned with!

Let’s help Climate Counts by contacting the bottom 4 of their 9 biggest companies, and letting them know that action on climate change matters to us and that they need to “step it up a notch” if they want to continue to have our business!

Let Climate Counts help you contact these companies and be sure to give the ones that are striving, a thumbs up, and tell the ones that are struggling, to do better! Download the free Climate Count App, or go to the Climate Counts website for help!

Stonyfield Farm 81/100
Unilever 80/100
Coca-Cola Company 66/100
Group Danone 64/100
Nestle 63/100
PepsiCo 62/100
Kraft Foods 58/100
General Mills 49/100
Kellogg 42/100
Sara Lee 33/100

  • Sara Lee has operations in more than 40 countries and sells its products in over 180 nations worldwide.
  • With over $12 billion in revenue in 2009 and more than 24,000 employees, ConAgra Foods should be showing the world they’re committed to climate action.
  • General Mills operates in more than 100 countries and markets more than 100 consumer brands.
  • If laid end to end, the packs of Kellogg’s cereal eaten since 1906 would stretch to the moon and back 160 times.
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