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General Mills Makes Meaningful Global Responsibility Progress to Shape the Future

Sustainably sourced 100 percent of its top 10 ingredients, advanced regenerative agriculture on farmland, enabled 7 billion meals worldwide
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MINNEAPOLIS, April 22, 2021 /3BL Media/ - General Mills (NYSE: GIS) today 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.

General Mills Makes Meaningful Global Responsibility Progress to Shape the Future

Sustainably sourced 100 percent of its top 10 ingredients, Advanced regenerative agriculture on farmland, Enabled 7 billion meals worldwide
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General Mills today 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.

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

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MINNEAPOLIS, April 15, 2021 /3BL Media/ - General Mills (NYSE: GIS) today 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.

Yoplait Donates Refrigerated Truck To Help Feed Those in Need

By Hanna Johnson
Blog

Did you know dairy is one of the most requested but least donated items at food banks? 

Yoplait is on a mission to bridge that gap and make dairy more accessible through its support of Feeding America. 

Last month, Yoplait donated a 53-foot refrigerated trailer truck to Feeding America West Michigan  to help address the insufficient infrastructure at the food bank’s Cadillac branch. 

Introducing Epic Provisions' First Bar Made From Beef Raised Using Practices To Reduce Carbon Emissions

Exclusively Available at Whole Foods, EPIC’s Beef Barbacoa-Inspired Bar is made with beef sourced from White Oak Pastures, a pioneer in regenerative farming practices that put carbon underground
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MINNEAPOLIS, March 2, 2021 /3BL Media/ – EPIC, the snack brand with a mission to improve the lives of animals, support human health, and help heal the land, debuts its first bar made from beef raised using practices to reduce carbon emissions. The EPIC Beef Barbacoa-Inspired Bar is the first bar to bear Savory Institute's Land to Market™ Ecological Outcome Verification™ (EOV) Seal, underscoring EPIC’s commitment to advancing regenerative farming practices.

A Field Guide to Creating a Regenerative Brand

General Mills and Dave’s Killer Bread are building a radically better future with regenerative business models
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By Liz Courtney

Nature Valley Launches First-Ever Store Drop-off Recyclable Snack Bar Wrapper

The brand that created the granola bar innovates again with new packaging technology to drive sustainability in the snack and CPG industry.
Press Release

MINNEAPOLIS, February 16, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Nature Valley is leading the charge to a more recyclable future and today, launches the first plastic film wrapper designated as Store Drop-Off recyclable by How2Recycle with the brand’s iconic Crunchy granola bar. The newly packaged bars are on shelves this spring and bring Nature Valley closer to achieving its commitment to 100% recyclable packaging by 2025. By purposefully not patenting this wrapper, Nature Valley is welcoming other food brands to apply the technology to their product portfolios.

Cascadian Farm Commits $750,000 to The Nature Conservancy to Rebuild Wildlife Habitat and Restore Groundwater on Farmland in the Sacramento Valley

Two-year program aims to build farm and farmer resilience in key sourcing region
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MINNEAPOLIS, February 3, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Cascadian Farm, a pioneering brand in the organic movement, announced its commitment of $750,000 to The Nature Conservancy to help rebuild farmland in California’s Sacramento Valley. The two-year investment will focus on partnering with farmers to rebuild wildlife habitat and regenerate groundwater on more than 25 million square feet, equal to 600 acres of farmland, in this key sourcing region for the brand.

General Mills Marks Inclusion Milestone

Earns perfect 100 for the 15th year on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s annual assessment of LGBTQ workplace equality
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MINNEAPOLIS, January 28, 2021 /3BL Media/ — For the 15th year, General Mills has earned a score of 100 on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s 2021 Corporate Equality Index (CEI), the nation’s foremost benchmarking survey and report measuring corporate policies and practices related to LGBTQ workplace equality.

Employee Nonprofit Fights Bias With Books

By Amanda Best
Blog

The tragic killing of George Floyd in 2020, in our global headquarters hometown of Minneapolis, Minnesota, inspired a group of General Mills employees to make a difference.

And they’re doing it through books.

After Floyd’s death, Alli Hearne – Senior Solutions Manager at General Mills – began searching for a way to talk to her children about racism, expose them to people of different backgrounds and ultimately reduce unconscious bias in the next generation.

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