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The NJFPA Stradley Ronon Food Forum

This series will focus on stories about the people changing the face of the food processing in the Garden State through innovation, hard work and lending a caring hand. The NJFPA will endeavor to tell the stories that might now get attention in other mainstream channels.

If this series inspires and provides actionable ideas, it will achieve its aims.

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Apr 6, 2021

Welcome to the second episode of the NJFPA Food Forum. In this episode, Bill Mandia, Partner at Stradley Ronon Stevens & Young, LLP, speaks with Roma McCaig, VP of Corporate Responsibility & Sustainability at Campbell Soup Company and keynote speaker for NJFPA’s 2021 Annual Conference, about ESG: environmental, social and governance strategy and why it is important to every business large and small. 

Guest Bio
Roma McCaig

Roma leads Campbell's corporate responsibility and environmental sustainability strategies and programs at the company. Campbell has received national and global recognition for its efforts in this area, including being named to Corporate Responsibility Magazine’s 100 Best Corporate Citizens list for 10 consecutive years, receiving a perfect score of 100 on the Human Rights Campaign Corporate Equality Index nine times, being named to the “Global 100” Most Sustainable Corporations five years total and appearing on multiple indices including the FTSE4Good Index and the MSCI Index Series.

Roma joined Campbell in January 2017 as Vice President, Operations and Continuous Improvement, and most recently held the position of Vice President, Procurement Business Operations and Strategy where she was responsible for managing the Campbell Global Procurement function’s core processes, performance metrics and IT systems. In that role, she worked closely with the Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability team to develop and implement supplier-related corporate responsibility and risk management strategies, including responsible sourcing.

Prior to Campbell, Roma held leadership roles in business operations and operational excellence at Uber, Citrix Systems and Kaiser Permanente Roma earned her bachelor’s degree in communications and advertising from the University of Tennessee. She also earned her Master of Business Administration in management from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

And a special note...Roma was just named to GreenBiz’s “25 badass women leading corporate climate action list” for 2021.


Listeners will hear: 

  • What is “ESG” and what does it mean to small and large businesses
  • ESG as a company culture
  • How has COVID impacted ESG initiatives at Campbell 
  • Networking and Relationship building during a pandemic
  • Roma’s three key lenses to use to focus on specific ESG areas for your business
  • Teasers for Roma McCaig’s keynote talk at the NJFPA Conference

Download the Edited Interview Transcript