Addressing Climate Change from Farm to Fork
Climate change is often described as one of the most pressing environmental issues that our society faces today.
General Mills has long been committed to being a part of the solution on climate change by reducing its environmental footprint within its direct operations and upstream in agriculture. As part of this ongoing work, the company recently announced a new commitment to reduce its carbon footprint across its full value chain over the next 10 years.
Now, through this exclusive series on CSRwire, General Mills executives and industry partner leaders will share an inside look at the impact of food and agriculture on climate change, the company’s new climate commitment and its approach for achieving sustainable emission levels.
Posted: Sep 22, 2015 – 06:00 AM EST
Climate change has been top of mind for many individuals, businesses and government leaders for decades, but the COP21 represents the first time the world firmly positions climate change as a critical global issue that is best addressed at scale.
Posted: Sep 15, 2015 – 06:00 AM EST
Climate change is an enormous challenge, and solving it will take unprecedented collaboration across many sectors. Fortunately, a growing global coalition is coming together to promote practical, innovative solutions to move the world toward a low-carbon future that is cleaner, healthier and more secure.
Posted: Sep 08, 2015 – 06:00 AM EST
While the agricultural community faces significant risks due to climate change, there are also major opportunities to embrace practices that make our farming system more resilient while also reducing greenhouse gases and impacts on the climate.
Posted: Sep 01, 2015 – 06:00 AM EST
With our planet’s population growth expected to reach 9 billion by 2050, we see the challenges with providing food for more people in a resource constrained world.