Kellogg Publishes Fifth Diversity & Inclusion Report Highlights include companywide commitment to greater diversity and inclusion as it seeks to reflect the global consumers it serves

BATTLE CREEK, Mich., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

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Kellogg Company today issued its fifth annual Diversity & Inclusion (D&I) report, Features, which details the company's efforts toward strengthening its diversity and becoming a more inclusive organization.

"With greater diversity throughout Kellogg, we can encourage the sharing of richer, broader ideas that can lead to exciting, innovations," said John Bryant, Kellogg Company President and CEO. "Diversity helps to ensure that we understand and deliver what our consumers want and our stakeholders demand."

Along with highlighting the company's diversity and inclusion strategy, Features spotlights the unique talents, skills and insights that every employee and supplier contributes to help Kellogg bring the foods and brands that matter to our diverse consumers.

In the report, you'll find details about the recently-launched Kellogg Executive Cross-Cultural Mentoring program that matches members of the company's Global Leadership Team with other senior leaders of a different gender, race, or cultural background. The report also highlights the work by employee resource groups in the workplace, marketplace and community as well and awards the company has received for its diversity efforts, including being again named to the "Top 50 Companies for Diversity" list by DiversityInc.

"This year's report is full of stories from the people who make Kellogg such a special place," said Mark King, Kellogg Company Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer. "We understand that a diverse and inclusive workforce strengthens Kellogg as a company, and makes us more adaptable to change, more innovative, and more open to new ideas. We're proud of our considerable efforts this year, but we have more to do to enable our growth."

The full Diversity & Inclusion report is now available online at www.KelloggDiversityandInclusion.com.

About Kellogg Company
At Kellogg Company (NYSE: K), we are driven to enrich and delight the world through foods and brands that matter. With 2013 sales of $14.8 billion and more than 1,600 foods, Kellogg is the world's leading cereal company; second largest producer of cookies, crackers and savory snacks; and a leading North American frozen foods company. Our brands – Kellogg's®, Keebler®, Special K®, Pringles®, Kellogg's Frosted Flakes®, Pop-Tarts®, Kellogg's Corn Flakes®, Rice Krispies®, Kashi®, Cheez-It®, Eggo®, Mini-Wheats® and more – nourish families so they can flourish and thrive. Through our Breakfasts for Better Days® initiative,  we're providing 1 billion servings of cereal and snacks – more than half of which are breakfasts – to children and families in need around the world by the end of 2016. To learn more about Kellogg, visit www.kelloggcompany.com or follow us on Twitter @KelloggCompany. 

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