At Cargill, we want every employee to bring their whole self to work. That means feeling welcome, valued and heard, so you can make your mark. We recognize, appreciate and respect the uniqueness of all employees, and value how your talents and experiences can help people around the world thrive every day.
As a truly global company, our workforce needs to reflect the diversity of the global communities where we operate. With a career at Cargill, your diverse viewpoints, experiences and backgrounds can connect to something greater.
How We Will Succeed
Doing the right thing and putting people first — all of our people — are two of our core values. As industry leaders, we are committed to a culture of inclusion. And we're working to accelerate the diversity of our global workforce, ensuring everyone has an equitable opportunity to succeed.
At Cargill, our global inclusion and diversity aspirations are rooted in the following pillars:
Building an Inclusive Environment & Culture –
We review, disrupt and redesign policies and processes to reduce bias and ensure equitable experiences for all.
Serving Communities through Philanthropy –
We partner with global organizations to advance and use our collective knowledge, perspectives and experiences to deliver for our customers and communities.
Attracting and Growing a Diverse Workforce –
We recruit talent who reflect the global communities we serve, while building the internal protocols needed to support employee growth.
Integrating Inclusion & Diversity into the Business –
We drive inclusive principles into daily behavior, decisions and how we do business.
We Are Cargill
There's a deep-seated sense of pride within Cargill – about our role in the world and the breadth of influence we have as a business. We know that our collective impact begins with our actions as individuals. And the way we succeed is as important to us as success itself.
"It's a great when you come to work every day knowing you're valued for who you are.”
Traci E., Plant General Manager
“Integrating back into society and work from the military was one of the most difficult transitions in my entire life. The business understood.”
Robert F., Employee Relations Senior Specialist
Business Resource Groups
We currently have nine Business Resource Groups, including more than 50 chapters and hundreds of members across the globe. These groups are a great opportunity to belong to a global community where you can be yourself and connect with our diverse, global workforce.
Explore our resources groups and see where you could make a difference at Cargill.
Cargill Asian Alliance Network:
Cargill's Asian Alliance Network is committed to creating an inclusive culture that recruits, retains and develops Asian Pacific Islander talent. We want to provide a safe space that empowers Cargill employees of Asian descent to socialize, celebrate and learn from each other.
Cargill Ability Network:
The Cargill Ability Network supports Cargill's efforts in creating and maintaining an inclusive workplace where people of all abilities can be empowered to achieve high performance and drive business results.
Cargill Ebony Council:
The Cargill Ebony council continuously strives to build an inclusive environment that fosters and supports the full participation of Black, African American and Pan-African employees in reaching their full potential for maximum contribution to Cargill's success.
Cargill Hispanic-Latino Council:
The Cargill Hispanic-Latino Council fosters an environment where Hispanic and Latino employees can develop their full potential for the overall enrichment of our communities and the success of Cargill.
Cargill Pride Network:
The Cargill Pride Network fosters an equitable, safe and supportive business environment for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender employees, their allies and business associates.
Cargill Women's Network:
Cargill Women's Network empowers all women who work here by building advocacy and sponsorship of women globally, while advancing our global gender parity aspirations.
Cargill Young Professionals Network:
The Cargill Young Professionals Network is a dynamic and diverse group of ambitious peers with a passion for making a difference, a willingness to learn and the desire to develop and build important relationships.
Cargill Welcoming and Onboarding Network:
We bring together new employees with current employees through the provision of a buddy system and by holding events that assist with orienting and welcoming new employees into the Cargill culture.
Cargill Veteran Military Support Network:
The Cargill Veteran Military Support Network recognizes, supports and encourages members of the United States military, veterans and their families. We also serve as a recruitment and retention tool, meeting the unique needs of this segment of the U.S. workforce.
Awards and Recognition
Cargill is proud to be recognized for our inclusion and diversity efforts around the world. Take a look at some of our recent accomplishments.
Human Rights Campaign Foundation
Cargill is honored to have earned 100% on the Human Rights Campaign Corporate Equality Index for the 17th year; making us one of the best places to work for LGBTQ equality. We’re proud of the #LGBTQ employees, families and community members we serve.
Disability Equality Index
“The Disability Equality Index top scoring companies represent those businesses that have invested in accessibility and inclusion across their enterprise. As we celebrate the 30th anniversary of the ADA, it is wonderful to see the progress made by these companies, and we hope to see continued progress and support for the DEI over the next 30 years.” – Maria Town, President and CEO of AAPD
Cargill is the Most Diverse and Inclusive Company in the Brazilian Agribusiness
Cargill Brazil was recognized as the most inclusive and diverse agribusiness company in the first edition of the Guia Exame on Diversity.
Asia Recruitment Awards 2020
Cargill is excited to share that we have been recognized as one of the Best Employer Brands by Asia Recruitment Awards 2020 hosted by HumanResource Online. We were recognized for how the team in China transformed the way we recruit via technology to enhance outreach and user experience.
At Cargill, our actions match our values. We are committed to building an inclusive culture that creates equitable opportunities for every employee to succeed.
As Paradigm for Parity and CEO Action partners, we set clear business aspirations to accelerate organization-wide parity and diversity.
50% women in leadership globally by 2030
20% U.S. minorities in leadership by 2030
Paradigm for Parity
As a member of the Paradigm for Parity coalition, Cargill is taking action to address the corporate leadership gender gap and achieve equal leadership opportunities for women by 2030.
Cargill is a proud partner of We Are All Human, and signed the Hispanic Promise in 2019, pledging to hire, promote, retain and celebrate Hispanic employees in the workplace.
CEO Action for Diversity
Cargill is committed to inclusion—and our executives are committed to leading large-scale change. We are proud of our CEO's pledge, showcasing Cargill's collective support to advance inclusion and diversity in the workplace.
We celebrate and support employees in our inclusive workplaces around the world.