GENERAL MILLS STEPS UP IN CLIMATE FIGHT
General Mills' move on climate change is 'leadership that makes America great'; It’s a shame some politicians don’t share the company’s priorities.
Editorial, September 2, 2015 Minneapolis Star Tribune
“General Mills’ detailed new plan to combat climate change raises a challenging question for the alarming number of presidential candidates and political leaders who downplay or deny this global threat…General Mills has long been a leader on climate change...[but] this week distinguished itself by rolling out an ambitious road map to [to encourage their suppliers to reduce carbon]…[Its aim is] to reduce greenhouse-gas emissions by 28 percent by 2025. The firm also will invest more than $10 million a year over the next decade in clean energy and energy efficiency…The company will also help consumers reduce their carbon footprint by improving packaging for more than 3,000 products and introducing more organic products…General Mills is pragmatically hoping that its involvement will lead to a more informed debate and spur other companies [to act] …” click here for more