Inside the General Mills Roadmap to a Sustainable Food Future

Inside the General Mills Roadmap to a Sustainable Food Future

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Friday, October 23, 2015 - 2:00pm

CAMPAIGN: Addressing Climate Change from Farm to Fork

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Byline by John Church, executive vice president of Global Supply Chain at General Mills.

As the UN Climate Conference in Paris approaches, all eyes will be on government leaders as they negotiate a new global deal to address climate change.

Increasingly volatile weather around the world combined with a global population projected to grow to more than 9 billion by 2050 means climate change has become the most pressing environmental issue that our society faces today. As a food company, climate change will likely have a significant impact on our business, and so we are compelled to act.

Standing up to be a part of the solution

I believe climate change is a shared, global challenge that is best addressed at scale. Every individual, company, industry and government has a role to play.

Like so many of my colleagues and peers, I want to be part of the solution on climate change. This issue is top of mind for General Mills’ consumers, customers and employees, and so addressing climate change is not only imperative to the long term viability of our company, but to each of us as individuals too.

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CATEGORY: Environment