John Deere: CSR & Sustainability News

Deere & Company, usually known by its brand name John Deere, is an American corporation based in Moline, Illinois, and the leading manufacturer of agricultural machinery in the world. In 2010, it was listed as 107th in the Fortune 500 ranking. John Deere consists of three major business segments (agriculture and turf, construction and forestry, and credit).


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We can all rattle off a few small, niche companies that manufacture on this side of the pond (and everyone knows those Chryslers…
John Deere partners in next generation electronic chips

John Deere Joins $200 Million Push For Next-Generation Electronics

John Deere partners with federal agencies, academic institutions and 17 other companies to form the Manufacturing Innovation Institute in North Carolina. The focus…
monsanto and USDA

Monsanto Will Create Own GMO Environmental Reports

In a bizarre move, the USDA will allow Monsanto to conduct its own impact studies on genetically engineered (GE) organisms.  Is this a…
wind turbines, Michigan

John Deere Selling Wind Turbine Division to Nuclear Power Giant

Yesterday Deere & Company announced the sales of the business unit to Exelon for almost US$900 million. Like many large companies over time…