General Mills | Sustainability

General Mills | Sustainability

Our sustainability mission is to treat the world with care. Our focus areas include: Climate changeWater stewardshipSustainable sourcingEcosystems, and Human rights.

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New Consumer Goods Coalition to Accelerate Systemic Effort to Remove Deforestation and Forest Degradation from Key Commodity Supply Chains
The Consumer Goods Forum Forest Positive Coalition of Action includes members from 17 consumer goods companies with a collective market value of US$1.8 trillion. The Forest Positive Coalition of Action launches at Climate Week 2020 on Tuesday 22nd September 10:00 EST
Sep 22, 2020 10:05 AM ET
General Mills to Reduce Absolute Greenhouse Gas Emissions by 30% Across its Full Value Chain Over Next Decade
MINNEAPOLIS, September 21, 2020 /3BL Media/ – General Mills announced a pledge to reduce absolute greenhouse gas emissions by 30 percent across its full value chain – from farm to fork to landfill – over the next 10 years1.  The company also committed to a long-term goal to achieve net zero emission levels by 2050. The absolute greenhouse gas commitment was calculated using...
Sep 21, 2020 4:00 PM ET
General Mills Partnership With Gunsmoke Farms to Transition 34,000 Acres of Conventional Farmland to Organic Culminates With USDA Certification
MINNEAPOLIS, September 17, 2020 /3BL Media/ – General Mills today announced Gunsmoke Farms has received organic certification by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Organics Program. Gunsmoke, a 34,000-acre farm outside of Pierre, South Dakota, had been managed conventionally for more than three decades before its transition to organic over the last three years using regenerative...
Sep 17, 2020 9:15 AM ET
General Mills Believes Farmers Have a Massive Role To Play in Solving Climate Change
Healthy soil is critical in mitigating climate change. Yet, our soil is not healthy. Every year, the United States loses 10 billion tons of fertile soil, which is far faster than nature can replenish it. When you consider 95% of the food we eat is grown in soil, this fact is alarming.  “Agriculture is often fingered as a major culprit in climate change,” says Kevin O’Donnell, global...
Aug 26, 2020 10:00 AM ET
General Mills Launches Three-Year Regenerative Dairy Pilot in Michigan in Partnership with Foremost Farms and Understanding Ag
MINNEAPOLIS, June 16, 2020 /3BL Media/ – General Mills, the maker of Yoplait, Liberté and Mountain High yogurt products, today announced the start of a three-year regenerative dairy pilot in western Michigan, a key sourcing region for its fluid milk supply. General Mills has partnered with consultants Understanding Ag and dairy cooperative Foremost Farms to pilot regenerative practices and...
Jun 16, 2020 11:30 AM ET

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