Head of Sustainability
Natural & Organic Operations, General Mills
Shauna Sadowski is head of sustainability for the Natural & Organic Operating Unit at General Mills. She is responsible for leading sustainability strategy, which includes integrating sustainability into the product design and supply chain, with an emphasis on food and farming programs, leading external partnership engagements and ensuring sustainability is implemented across the brands. She works with her team to ensure transparency and accountability from farm to fork, leveraging the power of business to drive positive change in the food system. Prior to joining Annie’s in 2010, Shauna worked on sustainability management within the food sector at Clif Bar and Company, Fork in the Road Foods, and Business for Social Responsibility. Additionally, she has worked with a variety of industries through management consulting roles at the Corporate Executive Board and Arthur Andersen. Her commitment to sustainability stems from her early years of growing up on a farm in Saskatchewan, Canada. Shauna received her BS in Economics from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and a MS in Agriculture, Food and Environment from the Friedman School at Tufts University. She serves on the management board of the Climate Collaborative. Shauna lives in Berkeley with her husband, two children and boisterous Boston terrier.