Capstone – Project

Kraft-Heinz Sustainability and Emissions Reduction Strategic Consulting Project

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Project Synopsis


Kraft-Heinz is committed to reducing greenhouse gas emissions and achieving its corporate sustainability goals through strategic and innovative recommendations. Kraft-Heinz would like a group of talented students to focus on the North American market to: (1) Define and validate methodology for GHG calculation, (2) establish baseline levels for GHG emissions based on defined methodology, (3) define the sustainability strategy for logistics, (4) quantify current benchmark implications and impact on GHG moving forward.

Guiding Questions

1. How can Kraft-Heinz determine a baseline to begin measuring performance toward enhanced sustainability standards?
2. What should Kraft-Heinz consider in their strategy to achieve their sustainability goals?
3. Are there potentially untapped opportunities that Kraft-Heinz has not considered yet? Think outside the box about things like Electric Vehicles!

Resource Requests

– Shipments database for the past year with mileage which can be used to calculate data and understand current-state and recommend future opportunities to consider.
– Collaborated with US Director of Transportation & Warehouse Operations
– BCG Benchmark Report
– Kraft-Heinz NDA – will be signed by students and CapSource

Project Topics

Company Information

CompanyKraft Heinz
HQChicago, IL
StagePre-Revenue Startup
Hiring PotentialFollow-on Projects, Formal Internship, Entry Level Full-Time, Upper Level Full-Time

Company Overview

The Kraft Heinz Company, commonly known as Kraft Heinz, is an American food company formed by the merger of Kraft Foods and Heinz and is co-headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, and Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Industry Mentors

There are currently no supervisors assigned.

Experiential Learning Program Details

SchoolMontclair State University
Engagement FormatCapstone - Small Team Consulting Project - Students work in small groups of 2-6 directly with faculty and host company project champions on developing real solutions to real-world challenges.
CourseAccelerated MBA Summer Consulting Project
  • All Graduate
Students Enrolled12
Meeting Day & TimeSU TBD
Student Time Commitment15-30 Hours Per Week
Company Time Commitment3-5 Hours
Duration9.57 Weeks

Program Timeline

Touchpoints & Assignments Due Date Submission
Official Project Kickoff Official Project Kickoff
June 01 Submission Required submission-required
Official Project Wrap-up

Official Project Wrap-up

August 10 Event na

Key Project Milestones

Project Resources

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Academic Mentors

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Assigned Students

There are currently no students assigned.