Spotlight

  • 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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  • Thursday November 19, 2015

    By Sherri Brown

    This blog is re-published from FeedNourishThrive.org.

    We’re all aware of the challenge by now: to sustainably meet the needs of our growing population, we must double food production by 2050 while using water, land and other resources more efficiently. It’s a big challenge, and one that will require a wide range of ideas, resources and expertise to accomplish.

    More and more, we’re seeing important contributions from thinkers with science, technology, engineering and math (STEM)

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  • Wednesday November 18, 2015

    Monsanto has once again been named by the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) as one of the “Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality.” The distinction comes with the company earning a perfect score of 100 percent on the HRC’s annual Corporate Equality Index (CEI).

    The CEI is a national benchmarking survey and report on corporate policies and practices related to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) workplace equality, administered by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation. Monsanto is one of 391

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  • Wednesday October 21, 2015

    Monsanto Company and KWS SAAT SE announced today an extension of their partnership that will focus on helping U.S. and Canadian sugarbeet growers manage tough-to-control weeds. The new technology will seek to deliver tolerance to three different herbicides – glyphosate, glufosinate and dicamba – and is expected to be commercially available in the middle of the next decade, pending regulatory approvals.

    Learn more on the Monsanto-KWS extended partnership.

  • Tuesday October 20, 2015

    STEMconnector® recently featured Monsanto Chief Information Officer Jim Swanson among its 100 CIO/CTO Leaders in STEM.

    The publication features senior corporate executives who share their insights on business and innovation from a technology and information perspective, while also recognizing their leadership and excellence.

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  • Monday October 19, 2015

    Today, the White House announced new commitments from companies that are joining the American Business Act on Climate Pledge. With this announcement, Monsanto joins 80 other companies that have signed the American Business Act on Climate Pledge to demonstrate their support for action on climate change and “the conclusion of a climate change agreement in Paris that takes a strong step forward toward a low-carbon, sustainable future.”

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  • Friday October 16, 2015

    Today Monsanto marks the 35th anniversary of the creation of World Food Day and celebrates the conclusion of another impactful week at The World Food Prize in Des Moines.

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