Michelle Grogg

Vice President, Corporate Responsibility and Sustainable DevelopmentExecutive Director, Cargill FoundationCargill, Incorporated

Michelle Grogg joined Cargill in 1998 and currently serves on the Corporate Affairs Global Management Team. She leads Cargill’s Corporate Responsibility and Sustainable Development practice and is the executive director of the Cargill Foundation.

Grogg is responsible for managing and directing the company’s global corporate responsibility, sustainable development, philanthropy, and community engagement programs. She also oversees the development and implementation of global partnerships and programs with non-governmental and international development organizations to advance the company’s priorities around food and nutrition security and sustainability priorities, including land use/forest protection, climate, water, food loss and waste, and farmer livelihoods.

Grogg and her team advise Cargill businesses on corporate responsibility, sustainability, stakeholder relations, reputation, and issues management.

Grogg has served as the chairperson for the Conference Board Corporate Responsibility Council, member of the Executive Committee for the Center for Corporate Citizenship at Boston College, the Points of Light Foundation National Council on Workplace Volunteerism, and the Global Water Challenge steering committee. She is currently Cargill’s Liaison Delegate to the World Business Council on Sustainable Development and a member of the AchieveMpls board of directors.

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