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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Cascadian Farm Says This New Cereal Can Help Fight Climate Change
I have an unusual box of cereal in my pantry—the first of a kind, you might say. The manufacturer, organic foods brand Cascadian Farm, claims that kernza, the grain that is the key ingredient in its Honey Toasted Kernza Cereal, helps store carbon, protect water resources and prevent soil erosion. With talk like that, kernza has a lot...
May 7, 2019 10:45 AM ET
General Mills to Advance Regenerative Agriculture Practices on One Million Acres of Farmland by 2030
MINNEAPOLIS,  March 4, 2019 /3BL Media/ — General Mills today announced its commitment to advance regenerative agriculture practices on one million acres of farmland by 2030. The Company will partner with organic and conventional farmers, suppliers and trusted farm advisors in key growing regions to drive the adoption of regenerative agriculture practices. A contributor to...
Mar 4, 2019 10:15 AM ET
Project Gigaton Q&A: The Role of Agriculture in a Company’s Carbon Footprint
Walmart’s Project Gigaton is a supplier-focused initiative to prevent one gigaton of greenhouse gas emissions across their global supply chain over 15 years (2015-2030). Project Gigaton aims to inspire suppliers to reduce emissions across their own operations and supply chains. There are...
Oct 15, 2018 3:00 PM ET
Addressing Climate: What's the Big Deal?
Last week marked the opening of the 72nd Regular Session of the UN General Assembly in New York. It was also the 7th Annual Climate Week NYC, a gathering of business, NGO and government leaders who are working towards solutions that help to slow global warming to less than 2 degrees Celsius. This year, I was home in Minneapolis during Climate Week. Two years ago, I was in Midtown...
Sep 29, 2017 10:00 AM ET
General Mills Announces Global Water Stewardship Commitment
MINNEAPOLIS, March 22, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Today, General Mills announced its commitment to champion development of water stewardship plans by 2025 for the company’s most material and at-risk watersheds in its global value chain. The commitment is in recognition of World Water Day and in conjunction with the White House Water Summit. As part of this commitment, the company will lead corporate...
Mar 22, 2016 9:00 AM ET

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