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General Mills takes new steps to combat climate change
General Mills takes new steps to combat climate change

General Mills said Monday it would take new steps to combat climate change, including expanding its emission reduction targets to include its vast network of suppliers and contractors. About two-thirds of General Mills’ greenhouse gas emissions and 99% of its water use comes from its indirect operations such as the farms it purchases raw materials from. The Minneapolis-based company known for brands such as Cheerios, Pillsbury and Haagen-Dazs pledged to include their supply chain in its emission reporting and greenhouse gas reduction targets. “As weather volatility increases, General Mills recognizes the need to mitigate the climate change risks presented to humanity, our...

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