Spotlight

  • Thursday January 21, 2016

    Monsanto Company is taking legal action to prevent a flawed listing of the herbicide glyphosate under California’s Proposition 65 (Prop 65), which requires the state to maintain a “list of chemicals known to the state of California to cause cancer.”  The listing of glyphosate would be flawed and baseless because glyphosate does not cause cancer, as has been concluded by the U.S. EPA, the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) and pesticide regulators around the world.  The listing

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  • Wednesday January 20, 2016

    On Sunday, January 17, the television news program CBS Sunday Morning aired a story about GMOs titled, “Food Fight Over GMOs.”

    The story offered an in-depth look at the GMO debate and featured an interview with Monsanto Chairman and CEO Hugh Grant who addressed Monsanto’s agreements with farmers and the company’s stance on labeling.

    To watch the full video, click here.

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  • Tuesday January 19, 2016

    Monsanto recently announced updates to its 2016 research and development pipeline, which is poised to address the needs of farmers around the world.

    Outlining projects according to three focus areas, Monsanto’s platforms demonstrate a strong commitment to sustainable agricultural practices by:

    1. Reducing the footprint of global ag production through better harvests

    Developments in plant breeding and advancements in digital agricultural tools will help farmers grow more on the same land.

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  • Monday January 11, 2016

    For the fourth straight year, Monsanto was recognized for organizational success in work-life effectiveness. The Work-Life Seal of Distinction recognizes employers who demonstrate leadership in creating a culture that supports employees at work and at home. Seal of Distinction recipients are organizations that set the standard for balancing work and personal time. As a result, their earned reputation as a great place to work helps attract top talent, who in turn help the organization

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  • Thursday December 10, 2015

    The 2015 Monsanto Annual Report is now available. With the theme “Ideas big enough for a growing world”, the report highlights how we are positioned to build upon initiatives, ideas and advances to help make a balanced meal more accessible to everyone in a sustainable way.

    The report illustrates that, even in a challenging year for the agriculture industry, Monsanto was able to deliver solid performance thanks to the strength of our core business, cost discipline and our ability to deliver

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  • Tuesday December 8, 2015

    In July, Monsanto retained Intertek Scientific & Regulatory Consultancy to convene an expert panel to review the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) monograph on glyphosate. The international experts recently completed their evaluation of the IARC monograph on glyphosate and presented their findings during a poster session at the annual meeting of the Society for Risk Assessment (SRA).

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  • Friday December 4, 2015

    Earlier this week, the World Business Council for Sustainable Development’s (WBCSD) Low Carbon Technology Partnerships initiative (LCTPi) announced its action plan at the COP21 meeting in Paris.

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  • Wednesday December 2, 2015

    Monsanto CEO Hugh Grant appeared on "CBS This Morning" on Dec. 2. He spoke about the company’s commitment to innovation in agriculture and answered questions about GMOs and where food comes from.

    “I think part of the challenge is there’s such misinformation of where food comes from... between what arrives on a plate and farmers do,” said Monsanto’s CEO Hugh Grant. “So I think for companies like mine, we’ve got to work out in explaining what agriculture is and where food comes from.”

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  • Wednesday December 2, 2015

    For the second consecutive year, Monsanto has been named one of Hawai‘i’s Most Charitable Companies in 2015 by Hawaii Business Magazine. Of the 73 organizations that made the list, Monsanto ranked 13th.

    “We are very proud to be recognized by Hawai‘i Business Magazine for our recent philanthropic contributions," said John Purcell, Hawai‘i business and technology lead at Monsanto Hawaii. “Providing support to our local communities is one of Monsanto’s core values and our employees in Hawai‘i are

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  • Friday November 20, 2015

    Feeding America recently recognized Monsanto Company as a Leadership Partner for the company’s efforts to combat hunger across the United States.

    “This distinction is a testament to our dedication to helping make a balanced meal more accessible for everyone,” said Shawna Lemke, Food and Nutrition Engagement Lead with Monsanto. “Through innovations focused at the beginning of the food chain, and through partnerships with experts in food and nutrition security, Monsanto is beginning to make

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