Our commitments

We’re committed to being a force for good for the planet, for our people and in our communities.
In this section:

A force for good

Since our founding days, we’ve proved that with out-of-the-box thinking and bold actions, anything is possible. We use the power of food to create real change for our planet and in our communities.

Bringing goodness to all we do

Food

From food safety to nutrient-dense products; diverse brands to innovation; General Mills makes food worth loving.

Planet

We’re rooted in a belief that sustainability and regeneration make for a healthy planet.

People

Our communities and employees are why we do what we do. We invest in a rewarding workplace, community building, racial equity and partnerships.

Quick Facts

Highlights in 2020

16%
Our greenhouse gas emissions footprint decreased 16% in 2020 compared to 2010.
50%
of professional positions and 32% of company positions globally are held by women.
1 in 7
products in our North American portfolio is certified organic or made with organic ingredients.* *As of August 2020. Does not include pet food products.

100%
of our top ten priority ingredients were sustainably sourced.* 
*Defined as driving investment to origin, continuous improvement or verified low-risk and/or in compliance.
63 million
pounds of food rescued since 2015 using FareShareGo platform funded by General Mills.
33%
of members of the General Mills Board of Directors are People of Color.
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