Leadership and governance


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At General Mills, our Chairman CEO has ultimate accountability for sustainability, which is included in his annual performance objectives and impacts his compensation. He convenes the Sustainability Governance Committee three times each year to review and approve strategies, programs and key investments.

Oversight of the company's sustainability work is provided by the General Mills Board of Director's Public Responsibility Committee, which regularly reviews the company's sustainability objectives and performance.

Vice President, Chief Sustainability & Social Impact Officer Mary Jane Melendez

The company's Vice President, Chief Sustainability & Social Impact Officer stewards the company's sustainability work, reporting to the Executive Vice President, Chief Global Operations Officer, and working closely with the Vice President of Sourcing and other key business leaders to develop, coordinate and execute programs to achieve companywide targets.

Learn More:

Proxy Statement 2021

Global Responsibility Report 2021


2021 Global Responsibility Report (Interactive)

2021 Global Report Summary (PDF)

2021 Global Responsibility Report (PDF)

Report archive

This marks the 51st year that we have reported to our communities and stakeholders.