Submitted by: Cargill
Posted: Oct 04, 2010 – 03:35 PM EST
MINNEAPOLIS, Oct. 04 /CSRwire/ - /PRNewswire/ - Cargill today released its 2010 Corporate Responsibility Report, highlighting the company's efforts in food safety, responsible supply chains, environmental innovation, rural development, workplace safety and community engagement. The report, entitled "Growing Together," is also available in an online version at www.cargill.com/corporate-responsibility-report-2010.
"Cargill's purpose is to be the global leader in nourishing people while creating distinctive value. We cannot easily achieve either without a commitment to livable, sustainable communities," said Greg Page, Cargill chairman and chief executive officer.
The report showcases how Cargill collaborates with organizations around the world to improve nutrition and health, provide access to education, encourage responsible stewardship of natural resources, foster sustainable economic development and promote responsible business practices in its supply chains.
Among the Cargill activities highlighted in the report:
The company's approach to food safety and its commitment to safeguard the wholesomeness and integrity of its products, including:
The company's work in responsible supply chains and sourcing, including:
The company's focus on reducing its environmental impact, including:
Cargill's work in rural communities to improve farmer productivity and enrich rural communities, including:
Cargill's efforts to provide safe, secure and healthy work environments, including:
The company's engagement in communities where it operates worldwide, including:
Cargill is an international producer and marketer of food, agricultural, financial and industrial products and services. Founded in 1865, the privately held company employs 131,000 people in 66 countries. Cargill helps customers succeed through collaboration and innovation, and is committed to applying its global knowledge and experience to help meet economic, environmental and social challenges wherever it does business. For more information, visit http://www.cargill.com.
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