Cargill Incorporated

Cargill is an international producer and marketer of food, agricultural, financial and industrial products and services. Founded in 1865, our privately held company employs 131,000 people in 66 countries. We help customers succeed through collaboration and innovation, and are committed to sharing our global knowledge and experience to help meet economic, environmental and social challenges.
We recognize our continued success depends on the growth and health of our communities and partners as well as the vitality and conservation of our natural resources. We work with a diverse group of global, national and local organizations to support responsible economic development, help protect the environment and improve communities.  Responsible sourcing is an important part of our commitment to conduct business with integrity and responsibility, treat people with dignity and respect, and help protect and conserve the environment.
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Supply Chain Certification
Approval Date Certification Expiry Date Certified Unit/Facility Location Supply Chain Model Certificates
22/09/2014 21/09/2019 Cargill Incorporated, Cargill Foods Mexico, Cargill de Foods Mexico S.A. de C.V., Carretera Jorobas Tua km.24. Lote 55, Parque Industrial Atitalaquia Hgo. C.P. 42790 Atitalaquia, Hidalg Mexico MB View
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15/08/2014 14/08/2019 Cargill Incorporated, Cargill Agricola S.A., 4 facilities: Central Office, Av. Morumbi, 8.234, Brooklin, Sao Paoulo, SP, Brasil; Fabrica de Iumbiara, Rodovia BR153, s/n2, km 1475, Sala A, Setor Buritys, 75.516-410 Itumbiara, Goias, Brasil; Fabrica Mairinque, Avenida Cargill, s/n2, Horto Florestal, 18.120-000 Mairinque, Sao Paulo, Brasil; Cargill Main Office, Av. Morumbi, 8.234, Brooklin, Sao Paoulo, SP, Brasil -- MB View
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04/08/2014 03/08/2019 Cargill GmbH, Industriepark Hoechst, Gebaeude C 332, 65926 Franfurt am Mai Germany SG, MB View
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11/07/2014 10/07/2019 Cargill Cocoa & Chocolate, Inc., Office: 20 North Broad Street Lititz, PA 17543, USA; Cargill Lititz Plant, 48 North Broad Street Lititz, PA 17543, USA; West Licoln, 201 West Lincoln Ave. Lititz, PA 17543 USA MB View
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27/02/2014 26/02/2019 Cargill Grain & Oilseeds (Nantong) Ltd., No 1 Tongxing Road, Economic & Technological Development Zone, Nantong, Jiangsu Province, 226009 China MB View
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12/02/2014 01/02/2018 LLC Cargill, 10 Molodyozhnaya Street, Efremov 301847, Tula region, Russia -- MB View
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31/01/2013 30/01/2018 Cargill Palm Products Sdn Bhd. 4 facilities: Kuantan Refinery, Lot 1A, Gebeng Industrial Estate, P.O. Box 57, Pejabat Pos Balok, 26100 Kuantan, Pahang, Malaysia; Westport Refinery, Precinct 8, Jln FZ1-P8, Port Klang Free Zone/KS12, 42920, Pulau Indah, Selangor, Malaysia; Port Klang Refinery, 167 Jalan Kem, 42000 Port KLang, Selangor, Malaysia; Cargill Palm Productd Sdn Bhd., Level 22, menara TM, Off Jalan Pantai Baru, 59200 Kuala Lumpur. Malaysia -- SG, MB View
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08/01/2013 07/01/2018 Cargill Plc, Plot 5, Manton Wood Enterprise Park, Worksop, Notts S80 2RS, Unted Kingdom -- MB View
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16/12/2012 15/12/2017 Cargill Australia. 2 facilities: Level 11, Twenty-8 Freshwater Place, Southbank, 3001, VIC, Australia; 21 Raven Street Koorgang Island, New South Wales, 2310 Australia SG, MB View
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07/12/2012 06/12/2017 Cargill Cocoa & Chocolate, Bremenweg 21-23, 7418 Ej Deventer, the Netherlands -- SG,MB View
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30/05/2012 29/05/2017 Cargill, Inc. (Dressings, Sauces and Oils), 9 Facilities: Caqrgill Inc. 15407 McGinty Rd West-MS-63 Wayzata, MN 55361, USA; Wichita Vegetable Oil Refinery, 1417 North Barwise, Wichita, Kansas 67214, USA; Charlotte Veg Oil Ref, 5000 S Blvd, Charlotte, N Carolina 28217, USA; Cargill Inc (Sidney Refinery),2400 Industrial Drive, 45365, Sidney, Ohio, USA; Cargill Inc (Fullerton Packaging), 600 N Gilbert Street, 92833, Fullerton, California, USA; Cargill Inc (Gainesville), 935 Interstate Ridge, 30501, Gainesville, Georgia, USA; Kinder Morgan Terminal, 3540 River Road Harvey, Louisiana, USA; IMTT Terminal, 5450 River Road, LA HWY, Avondale, LA 70094. USA; Vopak Terminal, Turner-Hart Streets, GPA GAte 2, Savannah, GA, 31408 USA SG, MB View
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12/05/2012 11/05/2017 Cargill International Trading Pte Ltd, 300 Beach Road, #23-01, The Concourse,19955 Singapore SG, MB View
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11/03/2012 10/03/2017 5 facilities: Cargill BV Refined Oils Europe, E. v.d. Beekstraat 378, 1118 CZ Airport Schiphol, the Netherlands; Cargill BV, Welplaatweg 34, 3197 KS Botlek, the Netherlands; Cargill NV Prins Albertiaan 12, B-8870 Izegem, Belgium; Cargill GmbH, See hafenstrasse 2, D-21079 Hamburg, Germany; Cargill Oil Packers BVBA, Prins Albertiaan 12, B-8870 Iz Belgium SG, MB View
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Organisation's Commitments Toward Sustainability
How will your organisation promote the RSPO internally and to other stakeholders?
Cargill is committed to sustainable palm oil production and its use. We have policies in place for responsible palm production on our own plantations. Our management team is continuously working closely with the palm related business units on building the palm sustainability strategy and setting the target commitments. We continue to communicate our efforts on sustainability and the role/activities of the RSPO to all our internal stakeholders. We are developing a palm sustainability training module to build up knowledge capacity on RSPO, growers and supply chain certification, trade and traceability which all employees can have access. Cargill continues to support and promote the RSPO agenda in our communication with our external stakeholders. We have organized workshops to raise awareness of the RSPO and the need for sustainable palm oil production among our suppliers. We discuss the RSPO activities and our sustainability efforts during meetings with suppliers, customers and non-governmental organizations (NGOs) on a regular basis. We encourage our third party suppliers to join the RSPO and attain certification.
Where relevant, what processes is the organisation establishing to engage with interested parties, for example to resolve conflict or to use sustainably produced palm oil?
Cargill continues to engage and work with our stakeholders to support the RSPO efforts. We continue to expand our partnerships with NGOs and local communities in the vicinity of our plantations to protect HCVF, biodiversity, including orangutans in Kalimantan and tigers in Sumatra, and the land rights of local populations that could be affected by oil palm. We continue to discuss issues with relevant stakeholders to settle allegations and support the RSPO grievance procedure. We also work closely with food manufacturers to promote the use of sustainable palm oil.
Where relevant, how will your organisation work towards implementing the RSPO Principles and Criteria or assessing supplier performance against these criteria?
We have made significant progress on implementing the RSPO in our business operations. We have received RSPO certification for our PT Hindoli palm plantation and smallholders at this plantation became the first to be certified under the RSPO’s Smallholder Principles and Criteria. We are currently working to certify our Harapan Sawit Lestari plantation in Kalimantan. Our European, Malaysian and Australian refineries have received RSPO supply chain certification for the segregation and mass balance supply chain model, while our refineries in the USA are working towards RSPO certification by mid-2011. We are collaborating with the World Wildlife Fund-U.S. (WWF) to assess our palm oil suppliers in Indonesia as part of our continued commitment to sustainable palm oil production. The assessment will help gauge current progress amongst Cargill’s suppliers to implement the principles and criteria established by the RSPO.
Any other information that would support the application such as what your organisation hopes to gain from joining RSPO and how it would support RSPO?
Cargill fully supports the RSPO and its process to promote the growth and use of sustainable palm oil throughout the supply chain. We are ready to offer certified sustainable palm oil to our customers and at the same time pursue and ensure certification of our relevant business units are on schedule. We will continue to be active in our contribution towards RSPO efforts including increasing the awareness about RSPO among our stakeholders and enlist new members; active participation in Working Groups such as Communications and Claims/Trade and Traceability, Smallholders and Greenhouse Gas.

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