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general mills

general mills

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From general mills's site: "As a global leader in the food industry, General Mills is committed to making a difference in the lives of our consumers, our customers, our investors, our employees and our communities."

tags: food manufacturers, food processing, baking, cereals, snacks

general mills's Ratings Summary ?

rating name organization list type status
25 Top Companies for Leaders 2009 (North America) fortune rank #3 of 25
CSR Index 2009 boston college center for corporate citizenship rank #7 of 50
CRO Responsible CEO of the Year Awards 2009 corporate responsibility officer custom nominee
Top 60 Diversity Elite 2009 hispanic business rank #16 of 60
Working Mother Best Companies 2009 working mother magazine group member
World's Most Ethical Companies 2009 ethisphere group member
Pacific Sustainability Index Scores: Consumer Food, Food Production, and Beverages Sectors 2009 roberts environmental center score 40.47/100
2009 DiversityInc Top 50 Companies for Diversity diversityinc rank #47 of 50
100 Best Corporate Citizens 2009 corporate responsibility officer rank #2 of 100
2009 Global Green 100 uptime institute group member
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*companies with at least 20 votes ,†companies with at least 100 votes

general mills's Article Breakdown (39 unique articles) ?

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Articles about General Mills ?

The Top 10 Breakfast Cereals Most Likely To Contain Monsanto's GMO Corn Learn More: Http://www.naturalnews.com/037315_Monsanto_GM_corn_breakfast_cereals.html#ixzz27qLLPlrZ

From naturalnews.com (unverified), September 25, 2012

Health & Nutrition, Mission & Values

According to the Center for Food Safety, up to 85% of the corn grown in the United States is genetically modified. This means corn-based cereals that use non-organic corn have a very high likelihood of containing GM corn.

in this article: kellogg, general mills, monsanto, quaker oats

Friends And Enemies Of Your Right To Know

From organicconsumers.org (unverified), August 23, 2012

Health & Nutrition, Product Safety, Community Impact, Mission & Values

"In recent weeks, several public interest groups, including the Organic Consumers Association, Cornucopia Institute, Mercola.com, and Natural News, have pointed out the gross hypocrisy and greed of large food and beverage corporations which prof...

in this article: coca-cola, kraft foods, safeway, general mills, dean foods, kelloggs, smuckers, con-agra, and pepsico

How A Corrupt Dietitians' Group Has Taken Over Nutrition Advice In America

From alternet.org (verified), August 10, 2012

Health & Nutrition, Community Impact, Mission & Values

"The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics is engaged in a turf war over the right to give nutritional advice -- and sell it to the highest bidder."

in this article: pepsico, coca-cola, mars, general mills, hershey

General Mills Commits To 100 Percent Sustainable Palm Oil By 2015

From csrwire.com (verified), September 22, 2010

Resource Management

General Mills said today it will "strive to source 100 percent of our palm oil from responsible and sustainable sources by 2015."

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General Mills Appoints New Chief Sustainability Officer

From csrwire.com (verified), September 13, 2010

Mission & Values

General Mills, Inc., (NYSE: GIS) today announced the appointment of Jerry Lynch as Chief Sustainability Officer. In his new role, Lynch leads the company's global environmental sustainability initiative, further building General Mills' stro...

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General Mills Foundation Donates $250,000 For Relief In Pakistan

From csrwire.com (verified), August 24, 2010

Community Impact

Responding to widespread flood-related displacement and destruction in the region, the General Mills Foundation announced today a contribution of $250,000 to CARE International's Livelihood Rehabilitation efforts in flood-ravaged Pakistan.

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General Mills Methuen Warehouse Is Company’s First Solar Powered U.S. Facility

From csrwire.com (verified), July 25, 2010

Resource Management

Advancing General Mills' commitment to renewable energy, the company today announced a major solar energy initiative at its Methuen, Mass., facility. With the installation of solar panels now complete, solar energy is expected to supply nearly 8...

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Intel, General Mills, The Boston Beer Company, And Partners In Health Win Excellence Awards In Corporate Philanthropy

From csrwire.com (verified), June 2, 2010

Community Impact

Intel Corporation for Intel® Teach, a program designed to improve the quality of education through teacher training on effective use of technology in classrooms around the world; General Mills, Inc. for the company's African Women and Childr...

in this article: intel, general mills

Gen Mills Touts Largest LEED Gold Bldg, BofA Nabs Tallest Platinum

From environmentalleader.com (verified), May 23, 2010

Resource Management

General Mills announced this week that its new 1.5 million-square-foot distribution center in Social Circle, Ga., has achieved LEED Gold certification, making it the largest Gold certified building in the U.S., according to the company. Meanwhile, th...

in this article: bank of america, general mills

General Mills Product Shifts Lead To Climate Goal Challenges

From greenbiz.com (verified), April 14, 2010

Waste Management

A shift to selling less flour and more cereal has made it more challenging for General Mills to meets its long-term energy and climate targets.

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