General Mills Chairman and CEO Ken Powell took the stage at Fortune Brainstorm Green in Laguna Nigel, Calif., Tuesday to talk about the role General Mills and other responsible food companies play in sustainably managing and growing the global food supply.
Ken spoke one-on-one with sustainability journalist and conference moderator Marc Gunther.... View Full Post
The name Muir Glen should sound familiar to Earth Day enthusiasts. In 1990 the organic food pioneers who began the brand chose the name to honor the legendary naturalist, John Muir, who established... View Full Post
Nourishing Lives. At General Mills, this is our mission. Every day this mission comes to life through the work we do to benefit people and communities around the world. This includes the farmers that... View Full Post
Planting and taking care of trees requires some practice, and a little patience and perseverance. But when you learn how to do it, it becomes a lot easier – and very satisfying.
At our General... View Full Post
There are a few moments in life when you feel like you are really connecting to the world and making a difference. I recently had that experience on a trip to our Green Giant greenhouse in Irapuato,... View Full Post
Water is a precious resource and our manufacturing facilities are hard at work to use less of it where we can.
I recently spoke with Scott Perkins, a project engineer at our plant in Vineland, N.J.,... View Full Post
With the belief that doing good business is doing well socially, economically, and environmentally, 2,700 people from various sectors and stages of life recently gathered in Baltimore to celebrate... View Full Post
Brazil’s positive news at the Doha Climate Change conference is worthy of note: Deforestation is slowing down in the country.
As reported in this Wall Street Journal article, the pace of... View Full Post
The installation of nearly 4,500 solar panels at our San Adrian plant in northern Spain is just the latest in a series of environmental efforts that have earned the plant a reputation as one of the... View Full Post
My family is wasteful.
And I wish we weren’t.
I cringe as I scrape the uneaten green beans, ham and scalloped potatoes off of my kids’ plates into the garbage. (Apparently, 2- and 3-year-old... View Full Post