As part of Mars' DEI initiatives, the company also recently announced its commitment to gender balanced leadership teams and conducted an independent annual diversity audit of its advertising (run by the Geena Davis Institute on Gender in the Media). It also participates as a vice chair of the Unstereotype Alliance, part of UN Women.
Additionally, these efforts closely follow a global push across the industry to improve diversity and create a more inclusive environment.
“We’re excited to reveal our new M&M’S brand look and feel, which fans will see come to life across all M&M’S touchpoints around the globe,” said Jane Hwang, global marketing vice president, Mars Wrigley. “From new product innovations to brand campaigns, our evolved characters and our experiential retail stores, we’ll incorporate colorful visuals, inclusive messaging, and our purpose into all we do to prove that all together, we’re more fun”
Hwang added that these efforts are already on display at the new M&M’S store in Berlin, which features multiple languages on its signage.