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General Mills Receives Top 5 Ranking on Working Mother’s 2014 “100 Best Companies” List

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MINNEAPOLIS, Minn., September 18, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Working Mother magazine today recognized General Mills among the top five 2014 Working Mother 100 Best Companies for outstanding leadership in establishing policies, programs and corporate culture that supports working moms.

Investors Secure Groundbreaking Corporate Commitments to Protect Forests, Reduce Carbon Emissions

Record-high number of shareholder resolutions filed in 2014 proxy season drive more aggressive action by top companies on climate-related issues
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BOSTON, August 14, 2014 /3BL Media/ – In response to nearly 150 climate-related resolutions filed by institutional investors during the 2014 proxy season, 20 major international corporations have committed to set goals to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions or sustainably source palm oil –a leading driver of global deforestation, which causes nearly 20 percent of global greenhouse gas emissions according to the Environmental Protection Agency. An additional 45 corporate commitments were secured related to sustainability reporting, energy efficiency and carbon asset risk.

General Mills Joins BICEP Coalition

BICEP (Business for Innovative Climate & Energy Policy) announced today that one of the world’s largest and most storied food companies, General Mills, has joined the BICEP coalition to advocate for innovative climate and clean energy policies.
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BOSTON, MA, Jul 28, 2014 /3BL Media/ - BICEP (Business for Innovative Climate & Energy Policy) announced today that one of the world’s largest and most storied food companies, General Mills, has joined the BICEP coalition to advocate for innovative climate and clean energy policies.

General Mills Joins BICEP Coalition

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BOSTON, MA, July 28, 2014 /3BL Media/ - BICEP (Business for Innovative Climate & Energy Policy) announced today that one of the world’s largest and most storied food companies, General Mills, has joined the BICEP coalition to advocate for innovative climate and clean energy policies.  

General Mills Ranked 37th in U.S. and 65th Globally in 2014 Newsweek Green Rankings

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Minneapolis, June 5, 2014 /3BL Media/ — Today General Mills was named to Newsweek’s 2014 Green Rankings for its commitment to corporate sustainability and efficiently managing environmental impact within the company’s operations. The rankings are a respected and credible assessment of environmental performance. This year, General Mills ranks 37th out of 500 best publicly traded U.S. companies and 65th out of 500 best publicly traded global companies, the company’s highest placements since the rankings were initiated in 2009.

General Mills Teams up with Walmart on Sustainable Agriculture

by Kris Patton
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General Mills CEO Ken Powell participated in Walmart’s first ever Sustainable Product Expo and made a big announcement.

General Mills Makes Joint Commitment with Walmart To Protect Environment and Strengthen Agricultural Communities

Collaboration will reduce greenhouse gas emissions and advance sustainable sourcing
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MINNEAPOLIS, May 1, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Today, General Mills chairman and chief executive officer Ken Powell joined Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. president and chief executive officer Doug McMillon to announce a commitment to accelerate innovation in sustainable agriculture and reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.

General Mills Reports Progress on Global Responsibility Commitments

100 percent of General Mills’ 10 priority ingredients will be sustainably sourced by 2020
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MINNEAPOLIS,  April 16, 2014 /3BL Media/ – General Mills released its annual Global Responsibility Report today, outlining its approach to creating economic, environmental and social value in the countries where it operates.  The company reported progress in the areas most material to its business – health, environment, sourcing, workplace and community engagement.

General Mills Named to FORTUNE’s Annual List of 100 Best Companies to Work For

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Minneapolis, January 16, 2014 /3BL Media/ —Today, General Mills was named to FORTUNE’s annual list of the “100 Best Companies to Work For.” General Mills placed 64th on this year’s list. General Mills has made the prestigious list 11 times since first appearing in 1998.

Help Build Libraries with Join My Village

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Today is #GivingTuesday, a day that encourages individuals everywhere to make room for charitable giving as part of their holiday season.

In just two years, #GivingTuesday has grown from a small social media movement to become widely embraced nationally as an ideal complement to “Black Friday” and Cyber Monday,” which focus on traditional gift purchasing.

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