General Mills: CSR & Sustainability News

General Mills, Inc. (General Mills) is a producer of packaged consumer foods and operates in the consumer foods industry. Its businesses are divided into three segments: U.S. Retail, Bakeries and Foodservice, and International. U.S. Retail reflects business with a variety of grocery stores, specialty stores, drug, dollar and discount chains, and mass merchandisers operating throughout the United States.

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Jack in the Box and General Mills Commit to Sourcing Cage-Free Eggs

Jack in the Box and General Mills both announced plans to make their entire egg supplies cage-free by 2025.

General Mills and Annie’s: One Year In

It’s been one year since General Mills purchased the beloved organic mac and cheese maker. We check in to see how acquisition is…

5 Companies Engaging Their Employees Around Sustainability

Sustainability helps to create a more positive brand and increases a company’s leadership role within the industry. These five companies are well-known for…
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CEOs of 10 Major Food Companies Demand Climate Action

The days of business push-back on environmental legislation are in the rearview mirror, at least for the food industry.

Company Commitments Roll In as Climate Week NYC Approaches

As world leaders prepare to convene in Paris to discuss an international climate agreement, a growing number of private firms are contemplating their…

General Mills Writes an Animals’ Declaration of Freedom

General Mills, the company behind brands like Betty Crocker, Pillsbury, Bisquick, Progresso and Hamburger Helper, announced it’s going to start requiring its egg,…

General Mills: Water Stewardship and the Evolution of Business Imperatives

For a food giant like General Mills, water stewardship and resource management isn't an option. It's a business imperative.
Vanilla from Madagascar is just one of the ingredients General Mills vowed to source more sustainably.

General Mills Releases First Public Policy Statement On Human Rights

General Mills announced its human rights policy earlier this month. Although the policy does not contain anything new, it is the first time…

General Mills Invests $50,000 in Prairie Organic Grain Initiative

General Mills announced earlier this month that it is investing $50,000 in the Canada-based Prairie Organic Grain Initiative, a multi-year program with the…

Most Companies Act Like Fresh Water is Limitless

A recent report by Ceres, entitled Feeding Ourselves Thirsty, looks at how the food sector is managing water risk -- and the news…
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General Mills Tracks Its Impact Across the Value Chain

In its 45th annual Global Responsibility Report, released last week, General Mills tracks its impact across the value chain and calculates its progress.…

3p Weekend: 10 Corporate Leaders in Water Stewardship

This Sunday, March 22, is World Water Day -- a day to celebrate water and make a difference for those who lack access…

General Mills Announces New Water Conservation Efforts

General Mills Chairman and CEO Ken Powell declared the company's commitment to water conservation at the The Nature Conservancy Global Water Summit in…

8 Companies Working to Eliminate Hunger

Thursday, Oct. 16, is World Food Day -- an annual day of action against hunger. While spreading awareness on World Food Day is…
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10 Reasons to Make a Social Mission the Heart of Your Marketing

Today's consumers are looking for products with purpose and brands who care about more than just the bottom line. Here's how to reach…