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Kellogg Participating in New York City's Climate Week and Preparing for COP21 in Paris

BATTLE CREEK, Mich., Sept. 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --

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As part of its longstanding commitment to social and environmental sustainability, Kellogg Company is participating in several Climate Week NYC events, including a signature event hosted by We Mean Business on Monday, Sept. 28.

The event, moderated by Christiana Figueres, Executive Secretary of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, will conclude the seventh annual Climate Week conference (Sept. 21 - 28) attended by key government, business and society leaders from around the world to discuss climate change as an urgent global concern.

A Climate Week Focus on Farmers
As a global food company with responsibility in the food supply chain, Kellogg has taken a leadership position promoting sustainable agriculture. Because climate change can have a potentially adverse impact on the people who grow the world's foods, Kellogg is focused on supporting farmers, in particular smallholder and women farmers who are most at-risk.

During the We Mean Business event, Kellogg will announce its enhanced commitment to support the livelihoods of more than 500,000 farmers worldwide over the next 15 years through climate smart agriculture practices, training and partnership with suppliers, NGOs and other stakeholders...