Political Activity Disclosure

九游会平台认为,各级政府的政治参与对九游会平台的企业和九游会平台的国家很重要,因此鼓励员工自愿参与影响食品制造业的公共政策辩论. 九游会官方网站品牌的政府事务倡议主要针对对九游会官方网站品牌业务至关重要的一系列公共政策问题,对政府官员和公众进行教育. In 2021, our engagement has centered in four areas:

  • Food and Ingredient Safety
  • International Trade/Tariff Barriers
  • Sustainability and Packaging
  • 营养

This engagement is not based on personal agendas of individual directors, 军官, 或员工, 而是推进九游会平台认为将创造或维护股东价值的事情. 这些教育工作还得到了员工个人自愿向九游会官方网站品牌良好政府基金(“九游会官方网站品牌员工行动委员会”)捐款的补充。, by membership in trade associations, 鼓励基层员工和其他人在影响九游会官方网站品牌业务目标的问题上给予支持. Apart from membership in trade associations (见下文 for those that engage in political activity), 个人经营单位和职能单位不得进行政治捐赠. Political spending must be coordinated with the 政府事务 team and approved, 提前, by the Vice President, Chief Counsel – Marketing & 政府事务.

All financial contributions adhere to federal, state and local laws regarding contribution limits on amount and source, 标准, and reporting requirements. Contributions may not be made in anticipation of, 在承认, or in return for an official act by the recipient of the contribution.

公司 Political Activities

U.S. Federal Contributions: 每个联邦法律, 九游会官方网站公司不向联邦候选人或联邦政治委员会提供公司资金. 因为你.S. 政府议员和州议员通常会做出影响九游会官方网站品牌的决定, 该公司已成立九游会官方网站品牌员工PAC,以支持公职候选人谁了解九游会官方网站品牌的业务目标.

Conagra 品牌 Good Government Association (the Conagra 品牌 Employee PAC): Conagra 品牌 supports candidates (primarily U.S. House and Senate candidates) for office via the Conagra 品牌 Employee PAC. The Conagra 品牌 Employee PAC offers eligible employees, regardless of their political affiliations, 以合法和道德的方式,在对公司重要的问题上以统一的声音发言. Participation by employees is entirely a matter of personal choice. Conagra 品牌 Employee PAC通常每年筹集和分发不到3.5万美元.

The Conagra 品牌 Employee PAC is non-partisan. It contributes to candidates, regardless of political party, 谁支持九游会官方网站公司的企业商业利益和公共政策目标. Conagra 品牌 Employee PAC的章程提供了基本的组织材料,并包含了FEC的规定. 除了公司章程外,Conagra 品牌 Employee PAC还遵守以下原则:

  1. Participation or non-participation by eligible employees is always voluntary;
  2. The Conagra 品牌 Employee PAC does not seek, 请求, 或因其对候选人的贡献或任何官方行为而期望获得任何具体利益;
  3. 九游会官方网站品牌员工政治行动委员会(Conagra 品牌 Employee PAC)根据法律规定,报告其对民选官员和候选人的捐款, and to the Conagra 品牌 Employee PAC contributors periodically; and
  4. 九游会官方网站品牌员工PAC捐款主要是为个人寻求联邦选举办公室.

In making contribution decisions, the Conagra 品牌 Employee PAC considers:

  1. 候选人在九游会官方网站品牌成功的关键问题上的观点和记录, 这包括公司以符合其企业价值观的方式实现其使命和愿景的能力;
  2. The presence of Conagra 品牌' facilities in the candidate's district;
  3. The committees on which the legislator serves (in the case of incumbents);
  4. The strength of the candidate and the impact a contribution might have on the race;
  5. The candidate’s compliance with election and campaign laws; and
  6. The candidate’s ethical conduct and support for the civilized, constructive and stable functioning of our government.

Conagra 品牌通过提交给FEC的报告全面披露Conagra 品牌员工PAC活动. These reports are publicly available on the FEC: http://www.fec.gov/data/committee/C00087874/?cycle=2020

九游会平台不向外部政治行动委员会提供公司资金.

Independent Expenditures: 美国.S. 最高法院在2010年裁定,如果公司明确支持某位明确确定的联邦候选人当选或败选,公司可以无限制地向公众进行独立通讯. 尽管法律允许,九游会平台选择不从事此类活动. 进一步, as a matter of policy, 九游会官方网站政府事务部门不为501(c)(4)项的政治或选举相关支出作出贡献.

State and Local Contributions: 在极少数情况下, and where permitted by law, Conagra 品牌 may contribute directly to state and local candidates, state party committees and other political entities. 公司在这方面的任何贡献都必须得到副总裁的书面批准, Chief Counsel – Marketing & 政府事务. 2021年,九游会平台(Conagra 品牌)为吉恩·斯托瑟特(Jean Stothert)在美国东北部奥马哈的奥马哈活动捐款2500美元. No state or local contributions were made in 2020.

Senior 领导 and Board Oversight: To ensure compliance with our corporate policies, 九游会平台的政府事务活动是由九游会平台的执行副总裁例行审查的 & General Counsel, who is responsible for our work. 除了, Conagra 品牌定期向董事会提名和公司治理委员会提供关于九游会平台的政治支出和政策活动的最新信息. 提名和公司治理委员会还定期审查公司的政治捐款政策, 详见九游会平台的 Political Spending Policy.

Lobbying Disclosure: Conagra 品牌 interfaces with federal politicians and their staffs, 联邦机构, and state politicians as needed on matters of importance to Conagra 品牌. Conagra 品牌 is required to submit lobbying reports with the Secretary of the U.S. Senate and the Clerk of the U.S. House of Representatives detailing our U.S. federal lobbying activities and expenditures. These reports are available at: http://www.senate.gov/legislative/Public_Disclosure/LDA_reports.htm

Section 527 Activity: 九游会平台不为根据《九游会官方网站》第527条组织的团体提供企业贡献, 除了少数情况下参加民主党和共和党全国代表大会的组织委员会以及每年举行的民主党和共和党州长会议. 这些有限的公司政治捐款是由副总统预先批准的, Chief Counsel – Marketing & 政府事务. No such expenditures were incurred by Conagra 品牌 in 2021.

行业协会: Conagra 品牌是多个行业协会的成员,与九游会平台行业内的商业和技术问题保持同步,并作为推进重要的公共政策努力的一部分,关注九游会平台行业的问题. 九游会平台参与行业协会是受管理监督和成员需要管理批准. In 2020/2021, none of our trade associations used our member dues to fund ballot measures, 出于政治目的的竞选活动或第三方实体(如501(c)(4)或527). 九游会平台的一些行业协会利用九游会平台的一部分会费来从事他们自己的游说活动.


以下是这些交易的清单,以及九游会平台分配给2021年游说的会费数额:

  • American Frozen Foods Institute (AFFI) – $11,020
  • American Peanut Council (APC) – $ 252
  • AMERIPEN - 2750美元
  • Association of Plastic Recyclers (APR) – $281
  • California League of Food Producers (CLFP) – $8,042
  • Consumer 品牌 Association (CBA) – $ 38,697
  • Food Marketing Institute (FMI) – $28,830
  • HR Policy Association (HRPA) – $9,300
  • Midwest Food Products Association, Inc. (MWFPA)——273美元
  • National Association of Convenience Stores – $16,280
  • National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) – $10,000
  • National Automatic Merchandising Association (NAMA) – $613
  • SNAC International – $ 12,750

更新12/20/21

2021 Political Activity Disclosure

2020 Political Activity Disclosure

2019 Political Activity Disclosure