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General Mills Stands for People and Planet in 2024 Global Responsibility Report; Jeff Harmening and Mary Jane Melendez Comment

General Mills Stands for People and Planet in 2024 Global Responsibility Report; Jeff Harmening and Mary Jane Melendez Comment


MINNEAPOLIS, MN
Wednesday, April 24th, 2024

General Mills is sharing its ongoing operational progress with the release of its 2024 Global Responsibility Report, revealing advancement in its Planet, People, and Food strategies.

Jeff Harmening, Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer, General Mills“General Mills has a nearly 160-year legacy of standing for good, and we’re proud of the impact we’ve had and committed to continuing that journey,” said Jeff Harmening, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, General Mills. “When it comes to the products we make, it’s never just a box—it’s a promise that care has been taken in all aspects of making it. That promise extends beyond nutrition and great taste to our efforts to improve farmland soil health, be a responsible employer and contribute meaningfully to our communities.”

As a press release detailed, the report marks General Mills’ 54th year of reporting on its environmental and social impact, reinforcing the company’s commitment to transparency.

Mary Jane Melendez, Chief Sustainability and Global Impact Officer, General Mills“The health of our planet and our ability to make food the world loves are inherently intertwined,” said Mary Jane Melendez, Chief Sustainability and Global Impact Officer, General Mills. “Our Climate Transition Action Plan and continued progress demonstrate how we are working from the ground up, with partners across our value chain and industry, to help solve today’s food and agriculture challenges and build a resilient future.”

The company reported progress across several central strategies, including:

  • Advancing regenerative agriculture
  • Sourcing renewable electricity
  • Designing recyclable and reusable packaging
  • Increasing workforce diversity
  • Reducing food waste
  • Providing natural and organic options
  • Meeting consumer preferences

General Mills is sharing its ongoing operational progress with the release of its 2024 Global Responsibility ReportTo check out the report in full, click here.

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