Ben & Jerry’s has been making the finest all natural ice cream since 1978 when grade school buddies Ben Cohen and Jerry Greenfield opened their first scoop shop in Burlington, Vermont. Today, Ben & Jerry’s is owned by Unilever, and their packaged ice cream and novelties are sold in stores across the United States and in 29 other countries around the world. Their mission consists of three interrelated parts:
Product Mission: To make, distribute and sell all natural ice cream with a continued commitment to incorporating wholesome, natural ingredients and promoting business practices that respect the Earth and the Environment.
Economic Mission: To operate the Company on a sustainable financial basis of profitable growth, increasing value for stakeholders and expanding opportunities for development and career growth for employees.Social Mission: To operate the company in a way that actively recognizes the central role that business plays in society by initiating innovative ways to improve the quality of life locally, nationally and internationally.