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VIDEO: Cargill Cares | Building Schools and a Better Future in Vietnam

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Learn why Cargill Cares has built more than 75 community schools in Vietnam, providing a strong foundation for thousands of Vietnamese students to change their lives through education and build a bright future.

Cargill Joins CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion

“A focus on diversity is good for business”
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MINNEAPOLIS, June 12, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Cargill CEO David MacLennan is one of the business leaders signing on to the CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion™, a collaboration between more than 150 CEOs pledging to make their companies places where diverse experiences and perspectives are welcomed and employees feel empowered to discuss inclusion and diversity.

Minneapolis Public Schools, AchieveMpls and Cargill Partner to Boost Local Career and College Readiness By 2020

$4 million, three-year grant will support Minneapolis Public Schools (MPS) STEM and college readiness programs and AchieveMpls Career & College Centers in MPS high schools
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MINNEAPOLIS, June 9, 2017 /3BL Media/ — As the school year wraps up, local partners are looking ahead with a focus on practical solutions to help close the achievement gap and prepare the future workforce.

Cargill and Solidaridad Establish Palm Oil Sustainability Program in Colombia

Collaboration will strengthen operations with more than 480 smallholder farmers
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MINNEAPOLIS, June 8 2017 /3BL Media/ – Cargill, in collaboration with the international nonprofit Solidaridad and the Colombian-based international trading company, C.I. Biocosta S.A., announced today a new palm oil smallholder sustainability program in Colombia aimed at improving agricultural practices and farmer livelihoods. The two-year effort will strengthen operations in cooperation with more than 480 palm farmers through training and technical assistance.

Big Minnesota Companies Among Paris Pact Supporters

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If President Trump withdraws the U.S. from the Paris climate agreement, he will be moving against the wishes of some of Minnesota’s biggest companies.

“We would be incredibly disappointed if the U.S. decides to withdraw from the agreement to which our country had committed,” Cargill CEO David MacLennan said Wednesday in a statement to the Star Tribune. “Signing the accord means being a champion for U.S. economic growth and job creation. Caring about sustainability of the planet is not only the right thing to do for people and the environment, it is also good business.”

Cargill and Heineken Employees Give Up Their Saturday to Help Litter-pick

by Rebecca Cain, Chief Reporter
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A group of Cargill employees collected 20 bags of litter from the brook near their place of work.

The Big Tidy Up took place along Yazor Brook in Hereford and then continued on to Red Barn Drive, Grandstand Road, Widemarsh Common, Yazor Brook cycle path and Yazor Road.They also put up bird and bat boxes, sparrow houses and bee shelters and sowed wild flower seeds.

The team collected 20 bags of litter during a Saturday which amounted to 180 kilos of rubbish.

Building a Better School Lunch

Cargill partners with school districts across America to expand menu options and boost nutrition
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by Marino Eccher

Start with scrambled eggs. Add a smorgasbord of potential fixings – diced peppers, onions, ham, crumbled sausage, shredded cheese – and a handful of sauces ranging from barbecue to soy. Spend 10 minutes mixing it all together and you might impress Charlie, an eighth grader at Indian Hills Junior High School in West Des Moines, Iowa.

Charlie has been selected to be the student culinary judge as his peers compete in their own version of the popular Food Network show “Chopped.”

Cargill Signs CEO Letter to President Trump: Stay in Paris Climate Agreement

In an open letter published Wednesday in The Wall Street Journal, Dave MacLennan was one of 30 major company CEOs urging President Donald Trump to keep the U.S. in the Paris Agreement
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With their open letter, the CEOs weigh in as the administration considers backing out of the climate pact, which aims to reduce global greenhouse gas emissions.

“Miracle Packets” Saved 5 Million Lives Since 2010

As a supplier of key ingredients for its life-saving products, Cargill helps Edesia treat and prevent malnutrition around the world
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Spend just a few minutes with Navyn Salem, the dynamic founder and CEO of Edesia Nutrition, and you’ll find yourself spellbound by her energy and passion for the vital work her company does – treating and preventing malnutrition to save millions of lives each year.

Edesia, named after the mythological Roman goddess of food, is a non-profit social enterprise that produces ready-to-use therapeutic and supplementary foods that reach malnourished children in more than 48 countries – and it’s a Cargill customer like no other.

Eight Years of Progress | How a Cargill-CARE Partnership in Central America is Lifting People Out of Poverty

by Emily Kaiser | photos by Steve Niedorf
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Alta Gracia Arevalo arrives at the school kitchen at 5:30 a.m. to start preparing breakfast for nearly 300 students in Guatemala City’s Zone 3, one of the poorest and most dangerous areas in the country. Her kitchen window at Centro Educativo Francisco Coll is the students’ first stop when they arrive in the morning.

As students round the corner and see her, their eyes light up. They line up, waving and greeting her as she serves a fortified porridge with milk.

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