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General Mills Inc

General Mills is a leading global food company made up of 35,000 people who are passionate about making food the world loves. We serve our consumers and customers through a portfolio of beloved brands, highlighted by eight icons that represent more than $1 billion in retail sales worldwide.

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General Mills Inc

We exist to make food the world loves. But we do more than that. At General Mills, we know food plays a central role in people’s lives and has a profound impact on the environment and communities worldwide. We believe our company can be — and is — a force for good. By using our global scale and leadership, we work to create value and make a difference. We focus our responsibility efforts on areas that are most important to our stakeholders and business, which are Food, Planet, People and Community. We are proud of our progress and motivated by the opportunities ahead.

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Brands for Good: How the World’s Largest Consumer Brands Are 'Accelerating Culture Change'
Brands for Good: How the World’s Largest Consumer Brands Are 'Accelerating Culture Change'

2 months ago - A who’s who of field experts, creatives and C-suite leaders gathered at Sustainable Brands’ latest virtual event to share the latest insights, research and progress toward advancing and scaling sustainable consumer behavior and lifestyle changes.

Brands for Good Unveils Groundbreaking Research on Sustainable Consumer Behaviors
Brands for Good Unveils Groundbreaking Research on Sustainable Consumer Behaviors

2 months ago - The latest Socio-Cultural Trend Tracker research measures consumer progress against adopting 9 sustainable behaviors, the intention-to-action gap for each, and brand trust scores in the time of COVID-19. 

General Mills, Nestlé, Walmart CEOs Lead Coalition to End Food Waste Worldwide
General Mills, Nestlé, Walmart CEOs Lead Coalition to End Food Waste Worldwide

3 months ago - The Coalition of Action to End Food Waste aims to enact measures that benefit the environment and the global economy, and ensure more food makes it to stores and onto consumers’ tables.

LEAD on Climate 2020 to Be Largest-Ever Virtual Lawmaker Advocacy Day for Climate Action
LEAD on Climate 2020 to Be Largest-Ever Virtual Lawmaker Advocacy Day for Climate Action

6 months ago - 300+ businesses in the largest-ever call to action from business leaders to the US Congress will call for a build-back-better strategy that centers around a resilient, clean energy economy.

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New Report Calls on Food Giants to Use Vanishing Water Resources More Efficiently
New Report Calls on Food Giants to Use Vanishing Water Resources More Efficiently

1 year ago - Third edition of 'Feeding Ourselves Thirsty' reveals improved water-management scores from industry giants such as Mars, Coca-Cola and Unilever, but finds insufficient corporate action overall in an increasingly water-stressed world.

Food Was Missing Ingredient at UN Climate Action Summit
Food Was Missing Ingredient at UN Climate Action Summit

1 year ago - Talk of energy, transport and construction filled the UN’s chamber, but animal agriculture avoided the limelight. The need for action by the sector came through clearly in a biodiversity roundtable attended by FAIRR.

Trending: US, UK Farmers Take Closer Look at Their Role in Fighting Climate Change
Trending: US, UK Farmers Take Closer Look at Their Role in Fighting Climate Change

1 year ago - USFRA’s new short film marks farmer movement to create sustainable food systems; and new reports from the UK’s National Farmers Union and General Mills’ Triple Bottom Line Operating Unit outline the way forward.

Report: Food Giants Capitalizing on Consumers’ ‘Appetite for Disruption’
Report: Food Giants Capitalizing on Consumers’ ‘Appetite for Disruption’

1 year ago - $5.3 trillion investor coalition reports on how global food companies including Tesco, Carrefour and Nestlé are responding to consumer demand for alternative proteins

Energy Building for Sustainable Brands '19 Detroit
Energy Building for Sustainable Brands '19 Detroit

1 year ago - Sustainable Brands reveals program, networking and activity highlights for its upcoming global flagship conference: SB’19 Detroit. Danone, Allbirds, EILEEN FISHER, PepsiCo and others to collaborate June 3-6

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Food, Beverage Giants Working with Growers to Cultivate Next-Gen Ag Practices
Food, Beverage Giants Working with Growers to Cultivate Next-Gen Ag Practices

1 year ago - Anheuser-Busch partnership will produce more efficient rice-growing practices, while General Mills has committed to regenerate 1M acres of farmland by 2030.

Q&A: How Annie’s Is Working to Cultivate ‘Organic for Everybunny’
Q&A: How Annie’s Is Working to Cultivate ‘Organic for Everybunny’

1 year ago - “I don’t see roadblocks … just lots of untapped opportunity!” — Shauna Sadowski, Annie’s Homegrown

Why Entrepreneurs, Not CPG Giants, Will Lead Us to ‘Earth-Functional Foods’
Why Entrepreneurs, Not CPG Giants, Will Lead Us to ‘Earth-Functional Foods’

1 year ago - New report uses the term “Earth-Functional Foods” to describe food that provides environmental benefits beyond health.

'Value Change' Program to Help Companies Handle Tricky Scope 3 Emissions
'Value Change' Program to Help Companies Handle Tricky Scope 3 Emissions

1 year ago - The recent report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) sounds an alarm: “Limiting global warming to 1.5°C …requires rapid and far-reaching transitions in energy, land, urban infrastructure … and industrial systems.”

When it Comes to Climate Change, Holiday Feasts Are Mostly a Mystery
When it Comes to Climate Change, Holiday Feasts Are Mostly a Mystery

1 year ago - This year’s holiday feasts will feature a bounty of meats, vegetables and other foods, many that people don’t know are big contributors to global warming.

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African Union, Champions 12.3 Unveil 3 Latest Weapons in Food Waste Fight
African Union, Champions 12.3 Unveil 3 Latest Weapons in Food Waste Fight

2 years ago - At the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in 2015, countries committed to Sustainable Development Goal Target 12.3, calling for the world to cut food loss and waste in half by 2030. Now three years on, Champions 12.3 — a global coalition of sustainable food champions — is tracking progress toward this fast-approaching target and finding that the private sector has seized the opportunity to tackle food loss and waste.

Q&A: How Wrangler, MyFarms Plan to Leverage Field-Level Sustainability Data
Q&A: How Wrangler, MyFarms Plan to Leverage Field-Level Sustainability Data

2 years ago - From remote sensors to digital field mapping, information technology (IT) is rapidly becoming a part of day-to-day farm management. When a state-of-the-art cotton picker, for example, records crop yield and moisture every few seconds, along with the GPS coordinates of the machine, that data can be analyzed against water and fertilizer applications — or other farm practices — to determine optimal growing conditions. Technology also can enable reporting up and down the agricultural value chain of all farm practices and conservation metrics associated with a particular field.

5 Teens’ Hunger Relief Projects Earn $10-50K Through New General Mills Program
5 Teens’ Hunger Relief Projects Earn $10-50K Through New General Mills Program

2 years ago - By 2050 there will be over 9 billion people on the planet, and food production will have to increase by as much as 70 percent to feed everyone. We are already struggling to feed everyone today, even in America.

Competitors Agree: GHG Action Along Supply Chains Is Good for Business
Competitors Agree: GHG Action Along Supply Chains Is Good for Business

2 years ago - Extreme weather events cost the global economy a record $320 billion in 2017. Food systems are experiencing more shocks than ever before, yet they also cause about one quarter of global greenhouse gas emissions.

A Win for Cocoa Farmers and Forests: Ghana Grants First-Time Ownership of Timber Trees
A Win for Cocoa Farmers and Forests: Ghana Grants First-Time Ownership of Timber Trees

2 years ago - For the first time ever in Ghana, cocoa farmers have obtained official ownership of non-cocoa trees on their farms. Some 150 farmers in the country’s western region will now be able to include shade trees as part of their business plans, providing additional sources of income in the form of timber while reducing deforestation and the effects of climate change.

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Coke, Dow, Kimberly-Clark Join Coalition to Tackle Ocean Plastics in SE Asia
Coke, Dow, Kimberly-Clark Join Coalition to Tackle Ocean Plastics in SE Asia

2 years ago - Corporate action to tackle the mounting problem of ocean plastics is on the rise with new commitments and cross-industry initiatives cropping up regularly.

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