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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.

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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Regenerative Agriculture: Soil Health, Herd Health, Human Health
Regenerative Agriculture: Soil Health, Herd Health, Human Health

1 month ago - Regenerative ag is a growing, dynamic movement that has potential for tremendous climate reversal and healthy food production. When even Neil Young says, “Put the carbon back in the soil," you know it’s time to get on board. 

Trending: Scalable, Circular Solutions Promise to Revolutionize Plastic Packaging
Trending: Scalable, Circular Solutions Promise to Revolutionize Plastic Packaging

2 months ago - New innovations from Nature Valley and the winners of Closed Loop Partners’ Beyond the Bag challenge continue to chip away at consumer packaging waste.

New Tool Keeps Sky-High Eye on Sustainable Agriculture’s geoFootprint
New Tool Keeps Sky-High Eye on Sustainable Agriculture’s geoFootprint

3 months ago - The multi-stakeholder geoFootprint initiative, led by Quantis, allows businesses to assess risks posed by changes in climate, water availability and quality, soil health and biodiversity to secure supply chains and the future of food.

Consumer Goods Giants Unite to Support Vulnerable Communities Impacted by COVID-19
Consumer Goods Giants Unite to Support Vulnerable Communities Impacted by COVID-19

4 months ago - Colgate-Palmolive, General Mills, L'Oréal, Tesco, Unilever and 40 more of the world’s largest food and personal care brands, retailers and manufacturers will provide local aid to communities that have been hardest hit by the pandemic.

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2020’s Top 10 Trends in Purpose — and What They Could Mean for You in 2021
2020’s Top 10 Trends in Purpose — and What They Could Mean for You in 2021

5 months ago - In the midst of all the unrest and uncertainty, where did we see innovation, progress and possibility in 2020? Porter Novelli analyzed a year’s worth of Purpose-driven news, activities, campaigns and announcements; and distilled our 10 need-to-know trends for today and tomorrow.

Companies Worth $15T Named to CDP's 2020 ‘A List’ of Environmental Leaders
Companies Worth $15T Named to CDP's 2020 ‘A List’ of Environmental Leaders

5 months ago - Over 300 companies have today been named on this year’s A List by environmental non-profit CDP. This is a major increase on last year, despite the unprecedented challenges posed by COVID-19.

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'

7 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

8 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

8 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.

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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

1 year 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.

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

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

2 years 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

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

2 years 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’

2 years 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’

2 years 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

2 years 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.”

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

2 years 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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