Addressing Climate Change from Farm to Fork

Addressing Climate Change from Farm to Fork

General Mills announced on August 31 a commitment to reduce absolute greenhouse gas emissions by 28 percent across its full value chain – from farm to fork to landfill – over the next 10 years. The commitment was calculated using science-based methodology to achieve a level of emission reductions that science suggests is necessary to sustain the health of the planet.

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Commercializing Kernza
While the modern food system is focused narrowly around the principles of efficiency, productivity, and mechanization, Kernza represents an opportunity to expand our agricultural metrics of success beyond yield to also consider a holistic set of qualities including soil health and prevention of nutrient runoff. Cascadian Farm is working with The Land Institute to commercialize Kernza, a...
Dec 16, 2019 9:00 AM ET
General Mills Digs Into Greenhouse Gas Reduction Efforts
To advance its efforts as a leader in sustainability, General Mills set a goal to reduce absolute greenhouse gas emissions across its full value chain by 28 percent by 2025. To achieve this, the global food company identified three key opportunity areas: implementing sustainable agricultural processes, streamlining production operations and optimizing the consumer experience. First, the...
Dec 11, 2019 10:30 AM ET
Advancing Regenerative Agriculture
Building on our longstanding commitment to organic agriculture, we’re helping advance regenerative farming practices that build soil health, foster biodiversity, and promote resilient farming communities. Regenerative agriculture is a promising solution for addressing climate change. Regenerative practices work with nature to pull carbon from the air (CO2) and store it in the...
Dec 10, 2019 8:00 AM ET
Podcast | General Mills Celebrates World Soil Day With Soil Health Pioneer Gabe Brown
As part of the food industry, General Mills recognizes that agriculture contributes to some of our most pressing sustainability challenges. And we believe that the most promising solutions start with healthy soil. For World Soil Day 2019 (Dec. 5), we’ve posted a bonus episode of our “A Taste of General Mills” podcast. It’s an interview with Gabe Brown, a pioneer in soil...
Dec 5, 2019 10:30 AM ET
Christina Skonberg Is On a Mission
Can business be a force for good? Christina Skonberg is on a mission to see that it can. Learn more from General Mill’s’ Senior Sustainability Analyst about how one of the world’s largest and most successful companies is approaching regenerative agriculture.  Kiss the Ground: How would you describe your work in the context of regenerative agriculture? ...
Sep 24, 2019 12:45 PM ET

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