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General Mills named to the Dow Jones Sustainability World and North America Indices for the fifth consecutive year

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December 15, 2022 GMT


General Mills (NYSE: GIS) has been named to the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI World) and the Dow Jones North America Index (DJSI North America) for the fifth consecutive year.

General Mills ranked in the 90 th percentile overall and received industry-best 100 scores in Corporate Governance, Environmental Reporting, Health & Nutrition, Materiality, and Water Related Risks.

“It is a great honor for us to be recognized and named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices,” said Mary Jane Melendez, chief sustainability and global impact officer at General Mills. “We remain committed to environmental action and transparency to support a healthy planet and resilient future for all.”

The Dow Jones Sustainability Index recognizes leadership in corporate sustainability with results based on critical, in-depth analysis of economic, environmental, and social performance. For more information about the DJSI, visit sustainability indices.

For information on General Mills’ corporate social responsibility commitments and progress, visit the company’s 2022 Global Responsibility Report.

G Stands for Good

General Mills stands for good – for the people we serve, the brands you love and the planet we depend on. For more than 150 years, General Mills has believed doing good and good business go hand-in-hand. The company is putting people first by improving food security and advancing a culture of inclusion, equity and belonging, and by creating positive planetary outcomes through actions beyond its walls. Learn more at GeneralMills/gstandsforgood.

About General Mills

General Mills makes food the world loves. The company is guided by its Accelerate strategy to drive shareholder value by boldly building its brands, relentlessly innovating, unleashing its scale and standing for good. Its portfolio of beloved brands includes household names such as Cheerios, Nature Valley, Blue Buffalo, Häagen-Dazs, Old El Paso, Pillsbury, Betty Crocker, Yoplait, Annie’s, Wanchai Ferry, Yoki and more. Headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA, General Mills generated fiscal 2022 net sales of U.S. $19.0 billion. In addition, the company’s share of non-consolidated joint venture net sales totaled U.S. $1.1 billion.

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