General Mills Named a Top Corporate Citizen by Corporate Responsibility Magazine
(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) General Mills was named today to Corporate Responsibility magazine’s list of the “100 Best Corporate Citizens” for 2011. General Mills ranks 12th in the magazine’s 12th annual ranking.
The 100 Best Corporate Citizens list is based on more than 320 data points of publicly available information in seven categories, including: environment, climate change, human rights, philanthropy, employee relations, financial performance and governance. The 100 Best are selected from among the large-cap Russell 1000 companies.
One of the world's leading food companies, General Mills operates in more than 100 countries and markets more than 100 consumer brands, including Cheerios, Häagen-Dazs, Nature Valley, Betty Crocker, Pillsbury, Green Giant, Old El Paso, Progresso, Yoplait, Cascadian Farm, Muir Glen, and more. Headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA, General Mills had fiscal 2010 global net sales of US$16 billion, including the company’s $1.2 billion proportionate share of joint venture net sales. For more information, go to GeneralMills.com.