Capstone – Project

Kraft-Heinz Sustainability and Emissions Reduction Strategic Consulting Project

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Project Synopsis

Overview

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
Revenue500,000,000+
Employees500-2500
StagePre-Revenue Startup
Hiring PotentialFollow-on Projects, Formal Internship, Entry Level Full-Time, Upper Level Full-Time
Websitehttps://www.kraftheinzcompany.com/

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.

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
Level
  • 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 Type
Submit Kick-Off Evaluation

Submit Kick-Off Evaluation

May 30th, 2021 Event na
@ 3:30 PM ET - Official Project Kickoff

@ 3:30 PM ET - Official Project Kickoff

True Religion Team to Web Conference and Kickoff Project with Montclair State University students Michael Buckley, CEO, will hop in for 30-min to say hello and stage project
June 1st, 2021 Event na
Upload Milestone #1 Deliverable Upload Milestone #1 Deliverable
Get to Know True Religion with Focus on Diversity & Inclusion
June 11th, 2021 Submission Required submission-required
Submit Temp Check #1

Submit Temp Check #1

June 18th, 2021 Event na
Upload Milestone #2 Deliverable Upload Milestone #2 Deliverable
Diversity & Inclusion Competition Deep & Industry Best Practices
June 25th, 2021 Submission Required submission-required
Mid-Point Presentation

Mid-Point Presentation

Highlight progress on the first two milestone to senior leadership
June 25th, 2021 Event na
Submit Temp Check #2

Submit Temp Check #2

July 16th, 2021 Event na
Upload Milestone #3 Deliverable Upload Milestone #3 Deliverable
Produce & Roll-Out Survey. Collect & Analyze Resulting Data.
July 23rd, 2021 Submission Required submission-required
Final Presentation

Final Presentation

Montclair State University students to present final insights to True Religion Leadership Team
August 10th, 2021 Event na
Upload Milestone #4 Deliverable Upload Milestone #4 Deliverable
Produce a Diversity and Inclusion Strategy for True Religion
August 10th, 2021 Submission Required submission-required
Submit Final Peer Evaluation

Submit Final Peer Evaluation

August 13th, 2021 Event na
Submit Final Self Evaluation

Submit Final Self Evaluation

August 13th, 2021 Event na

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