Cargill and the U.N. Sustainable Development Goals

Cargill supports the U.N.’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Working to nourish the world, protect the planet and enrich communities, we know business plays an important role in advancing the Global Goals, which aim to end poverty, address climate change and ensure prosperity for all.

Sustainable Development GoalsIn September 2015, the United Nations adopted a set of 17 Sustainable Development Goals. These global goals lay out a 15-year agenda to “mobilize efforts to end all forms of poverty, reduce inequality and tackle climate change.” In formulating the SDGs, the U.N. acknowledged “the role of the diverse private sector, ranging from micro-enterprises to cooperatives to multinationals” in supporting the Goals. Cargill is committed to using its global reach within the agriculture, food and nutrition sector to help achieve the SDGs.

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A life-changing expansion

When Cargill closed a Nebraska beef plant for renovation, the employees got a chance to go back to school.

[North America]/[United States (USA)]

Korean beef in the international spotlight

Good feed and finer marbling: Hanwoo cattle are the pride of Pyeongchang.

[Asia Pacific]/[South Korea]

Cargill sets new goal to address climate change

As our company grows, emissions will go down.


A welcoming workplace for LGBT employees

For the 14th time, Cargill scored 100 percent on the Human Rights Campaign’s Corporate Equality Index.


Crop Protection

Helping farmers achieve higher revenues and better yields

[EMEA]/[Cote d’Ivoire]

Training Coaches

Improving farmer livelihoods through one-to-one coaching

[EMEA]/[Cote d’Ivoire]
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