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Kellogg Company Joins BICEP Coalition

The American icon and inventor of Corn Flakes, Kellogg Company, has joined the BICEP coalition to advocate for innovative climate and clean energy policies.

KelloggsLogo.jpgThe American icon and inventor of Corn Flakes, Kellogg Company, has joined the BICEP coalition to advocate for innovative climate and clean energy policies.

Kellogg Company, with worldwide sales over $14 billion, produces and markets more than 1,600 foods. Kellogg Company’s first commitment to sustainability dates back more than 100 years when it began using recycled materials for its cereal boxes. Last month, Kellogg’s renewed its environmental and social commitments with goals including responsibly sourcing 100 percent of its top 10 ingredients by 2020 and continuing to reduce its energy use, water use, waste to landfill and packaging materials building on goals set in 2008.

“As a global food company, Kellogg understands the issues of climate change and food security, making us mindful of the risks and opportunities our growers, their communities and our business face as a result,” said Diane Holdorf, Chief Sustainability Officer, Kellogg Company. “Solutions to complex challenges, like climate change, require multi-stakeholder collaboration, and we value continued engagement with stakeholders such as BICEP on this important issue.”

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