Our goal is to foster a safe, inclusive and rewarding workplace.
We focus on achieving a 'zero-loss culture' by making safety the priority everywhere we work.
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Through engagement with our employees and rigor around our safety practices, we reduced our global total injury rate to 0.77 injuries per 100 employees in fiscal 2018, down from 0.85 in 2017. Our ultimate goal is zero injuries and illnesses.
We track safety data at all production facilities worldwide.
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Three of four employees said General Mills is a great place to work, based on our Employee Engagement Survey of global salaried employees conducted in 2016.
Diversity and inclusion
Our board of directors includes 42 percent female directors and 33 percent who are ethnically diverse*. Within our workforce, 49% of employees globally are women (including 40% of officer positions) and 20% of U.S-based employees are people of color**.
* Board data as of December 31, 2018
** Includes professional positions (professional job band and above). Data as of Nov. 30, 2018. as of November 30, 2018