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Our goal is to continually reduce our environmental footprint.

We focus our efforts on areas where we can have the greatest impact, both within our own operations and outside of them, primarily in agriculture and ingredient production.

Across our global operations, we work to reduce our natural resource consumption.

Additionally, we focus on sustainably sourcing the raw materials we use in our products.

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Our environmental sustainability metrics
We continue to work toward our fiscal 2015 goal of achieving significant, measurable reductions in energy usage, greenhouse gas emissions, water usage and other sustainability metrics.

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In fiscal 2013, our rates now incorporate the acquisitions of Yoplait International and Yoki Alimentos SA.

Our most significant improvements were in the areas of greenhouse gases, transportation fuel usage and packaging.

We remain committed to making progress toward our goals.


Our approach: measure and reduce
We track our environmental footprint, report progress and work to reduce our global impact. MORE

Organizational responsibility
At General Mills, our Chairman and CEO has ultimate accountability for environmental sustainability performance, which is included in his annual performance objectives. MORE


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2014 report on our progress (pdf) Go
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