The Country’s Leading Ready-To-Eat Cereal Brands Join Forces This National Cereal Day to Provide Accessible Nutrition and Help End Childhood Hunger

In partnership with Share Our Strength’s No Kid Hungry Campaign, General Mills, Kellogg Company, Post, and Quaker are coming together to increase awareness of food insecurity and are making a donation that can help provide more than 300,000 meals for kids.* One in eight kids live with hunger in the United States. Access to critical meals like breakfast can help kids across the country have the opportunity to grow up healthy, happy, and strong. Today, the country’s leading ready-to-eat cereal brands are coming together in our nation’s capital for a…

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General Mills Makes Meaningful Global Responsibility Progress to Shape the Future

General Mills has released its 2021 Global Responsibility Report, which highlights social and environmental progress made in the 2020 fiscal year, ending May 31, 2020. The annual update, which marks 51 years of reporting for the company, features actions and outcomes across four areas: Food, Planet, People and Community. “Everything we do at General Mills connects back to our purpose of making food the world loves,” said Jeff Harmening, chairman and CEO, General Mills. “The events of this past year – COVID-19 and the racial injustice and social equity movements…

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General Mills and NFWF Announce Partnership to Accelerate the Adoption of Regenerative Agriculture

The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) has announced a partnership with General Mills that will support important conservation efforts on working lands in the Great Lakes Basin (Michigan and Wisconsin) and the Southern Great Plains (stretching from Nebraska to Texas). Through NFWF’s Sustain Our Great Lakes and Conservation Partners Programs, this new partnership will accelerate the adoption of regenerative agriculture to improve soil heath and water quality, while also enhancing vital habitat for fish and wildlife. Regenerative agriculture emphasizes a comprehensive, holistic approach to land management that rebuilds soil…

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General Mills Becomes First U.S. Consumer Packaged Goods Company to Enter Into a Sustainability-Linked Revolving Credit Facility

General Mills has announced it has renewed its five-year $2.7 billion revolving credit facility, which now includes a pricing structure that is tied to environmental impact metrics. General Mills is the first U.S. consumer packaged goods company to put in place a sustainability-linked revolving credit facility. By entering into the revolving credit facility, General Mills receives a pricing adjustment based on its performance against environmental criteria during the credit facility’s term. General Mills will be measured on progress in two key areas: reducing greenhouse gas emissions in owned operations and…

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General Mills to Reduce Absolute Greenhouse Gas Emissions by 30% Across its Full Value Chain Over Next Decade

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 years.  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 methodologies approved by the Science Based Target Initiative (SBTi) that model a level of emission reductions that science suggests is necessary to sustain the health of the planet. General Mills was the first company…

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