Lansing Employees' Commitment to our Community
Cargill is a driving force in the local economy. According to a recent independent study, Cargill’s annual contribution to the local and state economy is:
- Town of Lansing: $4.6 million
- Tompkins County: $173 million
- New York State: $221 million
Currently, the Cayuga Mine employs more than 200 full-time employees in operations, maintenance, engineering, finance, management and support positions. Through additional spending in the community, the mine supports more than 150 additional full-time jobs.
Last year 125 employees donated more than 4,000 volunteer hours to the community. The Cayuga Mine and Cargill continue to donate an average of $100,000 per year to approximately 30 local and regional community organizations.
- In 2016, over 4,000 hours of time and labor were donated by our employees to local community and environmental organizations.
- Supported 18 volunteer EMS and Fire Fighters in 13 communities around the Lansing area.
- Maintained over 2 miles of Highway 34 through the “Adopt-a-Highway” program.
- In 2015, the local Cargill Cares Committee contributed $45,000 to local charities and environmental funds.
- In 2014, the local team, in coordination with Cargill, Inc. contributed $200,000 for the Ithaca Science Centers, “Curious, Confident, Inspired” campaign.
- Between 2014-2016, Cargill contributed nearly $370,000 for community projects
|Organizations Supported by Cayuga Mine and its Employees|
Cargill commits $243,000 to Ducks Unlimited for New York wetland conservation
"Cargill has given us a tremendous opportunity to launch several new important habitat restoration projects in the area that would have otherwise not been possible. This type of funding is crucial to the success of our conservation program here in New York," said Brandy Neveldine, DU biologist in New York.