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Cargill Inc.

Cargill is one of the world´s largest commodities traders and food processors based in Minnesota, USA, with revenues exceeding $134 billion in 2014, and profits of $1.87 billion and $2.31 billion in 2014 and 2013 respectively. It is a privately held company and employs 143,000 people in 67 countries1. While Cargill is not a signatory to the UN Global Compact, it is member of the Consumer Goods Forum, the Tropical Forest Alliance, the RSPO, the Sustainable Palm Oil Manifesto (SPOM), and others.

Cargill is one of the four so-called “ABCD” giant transnationals that dominate the global agricultural sector (ADM, Bunge, Cargill and Dreyfuss).


Investor information correct as at publication of Dirty Profits 3.


  1. Cargill (2014): At a glance  (accessed 24.09.2014) []