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General Mills Wins GMA’s CPG Award for Innovation and Creativity

Company honored by industry for innovative and sustainable energy solution
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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) August 22, 2011 - The Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) and its Associate Member Council (AMC) today awarded General Mills with the 2011 CPG Award for Innovation and Creativity. The award is given annually to companies that have demonstrated creativity and innovation, and have made a significant impact on the industry knowledge base.

General Mills Partners with American Refugee Committee to Aid Famine Relief Efforts in Somalia

Additional Minnesota Companies Encouraged to Join Relief Efforts
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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) Minneapolis, MN - August 3, 2011 - The General Mills Foundation today announces up to $100,000 in support to the American Refugee Committee (ARC) to speed famine relief efforts to the millions of Somalis on the brink of starvation.

General Mills Awards Grant to Improve Sustainability of Vanilla Plant

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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) - June 30, 2011 - General Mills recently announced a $200,000 grant to researchers at the University of California-Davis to map the vanilla genome and to research natural crop improvements that will lead to a more sustainable supply of cultivated vanilla.

General Mills Pledges $1 Million to Fight Hunger in Minnesota

Minnesota Corporations and Community Partners Join Together for Unprecedented Statewide Effort to Alleviate Hunger
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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) June 7, 2011 - General Mills joined corporations and community partners from across Minnesota today to launch Hunger-Free Minnesota, a three-year initiative with the goal of sustainably adding 100 million meals annually for hungry children and adults in the state. General Mills today pledged $1 million in financial support which will be used to fund initiatives that will expand existing programs and increase efficiencies within the emergency food system, the Minnesota Food Support Program and Child Nutrition Programs.

General Mills Collaborates with the American Dietetic Association and President’s Council to Award $500,000 in Healthy Lifestyle Grants

Grants Help Kids Adopt Healthy Eating and Exercise Habits
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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) Minneapolis - May 26, 2011 - The General Mills Foundation, along with the American Dietetic Association Foundation and the President’s Council on Physical Fitness, Sports, and Nutrition today announced the 50 recipients of this year’s Champions for Healthy Kids grants, totaling $500,000. The grants are awarded to community-based organizations across the United States with dedicated programs that equip youth with the tools they need to live healthy, balanced and active lifestyles. 

General Mills Pledges Disaster Relief Support Following Midwest Tornadoes

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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) MINNEAPOLIS - May 24, 2011 - In response to the devastating tornadoes that struck the Midwestern United States on Sunday, the General Mills Foundation is pledging $75,000 to support immediate response efforts in Missouri and Minnesota. Of the total contribution, $50,000 will go the American Red Cross Southwest Missouri Chapter and $25,000 will go to the American Red Cross Twin Cities Area Chapter.
 

General Mills Pledges More Than $600,000 to Disaster Relief in Southern United States

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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) May 10, 2011 - In response to the devastating storms that recently swept the Southern United States, General Mills and the General Mills Foundation today announced a commitment of more than $600,000 to support disaster relief and rebuilding efforts.

CSR Minute: General Mills Expands Partners in Food Solutions, w/ USAID, Cargill, and DSM; International Business Leaders Forum Adds "Expert Insight" Video Series to 3BL Media

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The CSR Minute is your daily video digest of the most relevant Corporate Social Responsible news of the day. Our team of 3BL Media correspondents tracks the global world of corporate social responsibility to bring you coverage of the most important announcements, initiatives, issues, trends, ideas, and breaking news.

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The CSR Minute is your daily video digest of the most relevant Corporate Social Responsible news of the day. Our team of 3BL Media correspondents tracks the global world of corporate social responsibility to bring you coverage of the most important announcements, initiatives, issues, trends, ideas, and breaking news.

General Mills Releases 2011 Corporate Social Responsibility Report

Report details company’s commitments in the areas of health, community and environment
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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) March 24, 2011 - General Mills today announced the availability of its 2011 Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) report covering the company’s progress on health, community and environmental initiatives. The report can be viewed or downloaded on the company’s new CSR website, located at csr.GeneralMills.com

General Mills Launches New Nonprofit to Improve Food Processing and Alleviate Hunger in Africa

Partners in Food Solutions Taps Company Expertise for Sustainable Food Production; Cargill and DSM Sign On as First Corporate Partners
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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) General Mills (NYSE: GIS) today announced the launch of Partners in Food Solutions as a hunger-fighting nonprofit bringing food production and food processing expertise to small and medium-sized food processors in African nations.

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