Cargill releases its 2013 corporate responsibility report
Cargill has released its 2013 Corporate Responsibility Report entitled “Responsibility Across Many Dimensions.” It features Cargill’s actions to meet and exceed the expectations of its stakeholders by conducting business with integrity, operating responsible supply chains, working to feed the world and enriching our communities.
Included in the report is information on the company’s efforts to advance sustainable agriculture; its commitment to responsible production of cocoa, soy and palm; how it helps advance global food safety practices; and its work with smallholder farmers to improve productivity and incomes, to name a few.
Plus examples of the company’s global investments to increase food production; its efforts to help farmers increase yields and build agricultural capacity; and its work to combat hunger and malnutrition, and expand access to safe, affordable food.
In fiscal 2013, Cargill contributed $69 million to communities in 53 countries in support of food security, education and the environment. Cargill employee volunteers logged more than 250,000 hours helping their communities respond to natural disasters; stock food shelves; build schools; and participate in environmental stewardship projects, among many examples.
The Cargill 2013 Annual Report also is available.
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