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ConAgra Foods Named to Dow Jones Sustainability North America Index for Sixth Consecutive Year

CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 8, 2016-- ConAgra Foods, Inc. (NYSE: CAG) announced today that it has been named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index for the sixth consecutive year.

Recognized worldwide, Dow Jones Sustainability Indices measure the performance of the world’s sustainability leaders. Companies are selected for the indices based on a comprehensive assessment of long-term economic, environmental and social criteria. These account for general and industry-specific sustainability issues, such as corporate governance, health and nutrition, climate strategy, citizenship and philanthropy, and occupational health and safety.

“It’s an incredible honor to be named to the Dow Jones Sustainability North America Index for the sixth consecutive year,” said Sean Connolly, president and chief executive officer of ConAgra Foods. “As we continue our journey to becoming a more focused and higher performing company, our corporate citizenship objectives have remained a top priority. Inclusion on this index not only reflects our long term commitment to corporate citizenship, it also provides a valuable measure of the progress we are making.”

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About ConAgra Foods

ConAgra Foods, Inc., (NYSE: CAG), is one of North America's leading packaged food companies with recognized brands such as Marie Callender's®, Healthy Choice®, Slim Jim®, Hebrew National®, Orville Redenbacher's®, Peter Pan®, Reddi-wip®, PAM®, Snack Pack®, Banquet®, Chef Boyardee®, Egg Beaters®, Hunt’s® and many other ConAgra Foods brands found in grocery, convenience, mass merchandise and club stores. ConAgra Foods also has a strong business-to-business presence, supplying frozen potato and sweet potato products as well as other vegetable products to a variety of well-known restaurants, foodservice operators and commercial customers. For more information, please visit us at

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