Cargill | Enriching Communities

Cargill is committed to conducting business with integrity, operating responsibly, enriching communities and nourishing the world. We work every day to strengthen communities in the 70 countries around the world where we live and work. Cargill invests in, engage with and respects cultures while promoting sustainable and responsible economic development to improve living standards and promote stable communities.

Our businesses and facilities and their employees also give through more than 350 employee-led Cargill Cares Councils worldwide. We enrich communities through economic development, charitable giving, employee volunteerism and an extensive network of partnerships.

Learn more about our approach to enriching communities.

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Cargill’s Global Scholars: Getting Ready to Change the World
For a week this summer, 67 bright young students from six countries around the world gathered at Cargill’s offices in Amsterdam for a leadership seminar that would prepare them to be future leaders and decision-makers in the world of food and agriculture.

Sustainable Development Goals

For First Time, 10,000 Ghana Cocoa Farmers Able to Receive Premium Payments by Mobile Phone
Cargill has made its first ever sustainable premium payment by electronic transfer to cocoa farmers in Ghana. Just over 10,000 farmers are benefiting from the 2 million GHS mobile payments made by Cargill in partnership with its customers through the Cargill Cocoa Promise, Cargill’s commitment to improving the livelihoods of farmers and communities that will secure a thriving cocoa sector for generations to come.

Philanthropy & Cause Initiatives

Cargill Expands Partnership with FareShare
Global agriculture, food and nutrition company Cargill launched a new agreement to supply FareShare, a U.K.-based organization fighting hunger by tackling food waste, with fresh chicken every week free of charge. The agreement will help FareShare grow its capacity to redistribute even more food to communities in need in the South West of England.

Social Impact & Volunteering

South African Business Takes Safety Commitments Into Communities

Philanthropy & Cause Initiatives

Cargill Installs 1,000-Meter Water Supply Pipeline to Improve Water Access for 1,200 Farming Households in Karnataka’s Bannikodu Village
Cargill strengthened the water supply network for 1,200 farming households in Bannikodu village, Karnataka, India, by installing a 1,000-meter water supply pipeline. Demonstrating its commitment to strengthen agricultural communities, Cargill linked an existing bore well on the lower side of the village to the water tank on the upper side, making tap water available for nearby homes.


VIDEO: Cargill Cares | Building Schools and a Better Future in Vietnam
Learn why Cargill Cares has built more than 75 community schools in Vietnam, providing a strong foundation for thousands of Vietnamese students to change their lives through education and build a bright future.

Diversity & Inclusion

Cargill Joins CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion
Cargill CEO David MacLennan is one of the business leaders signing on to the CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion™, a collaboration between more than 150 CEOs pledging to make their companies places where diverse experiences and perspectives are welcomed and employees feel empowered to discuss inclusion and diversity.


Minneapolis Public Schools, AchieveMpls and Cargill Partner to Boost Local Career and College Readiness By 2020
As the school year wraps up, local partners are looking ahead with a focus on practical solutions to help close the achievement gap and prepare the future workforce. Minneapolis Public Schools (MPS) and AchieveMpls, in partnership with the Cargill Foundation, today announced a major three-year investment of $4 million for MPS Advancement Via Individual Determination (AVID); Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) programs; and AchieveMpls Career & College Centers in MPS high schools. The grant will provide critical support for student academic success and career and college readiness through 2020.

Sustainable Development Goals

Eight Years of Progress | How a Cargill-CARE Partnership in Central America is Lifting People Out of Poverty
As with all Cargill-CARE partnerships globally, the Central America collaboration melds Cargill’s expertise in food and agriculture with CARE’s decades of success in community-led rural development, helping communities to take a leading role in identifying problems and developing solutions they can sustain for themselves.


Cargill Builds 80th School in Vietnam
Cargill is on track to build four more schools by the end of 2017 and meet commitment of building 100 schools in Vietnam by 2020

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