Monsanto: CSR & Sustainability News

The Monsanto Company is a multinational agricultural biotechnology corporation. It is the world’s leading producer of the herbicide glyphosate, marketed in the Roundup brand of herbicides, and in other brands.

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Monsanto 2015 Sustainability Report: Does It Go Far Enough?

Reductions in water usage, a drop in emissions and bolder goals are among the highlights of Monsanto's 2015 report. It also increased production…
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West Coast Cities Want to Hold Monsanto Responsible for Poisonous PCBs

Seven cities are aiming to hold Monsanto liable for several billion dollars in cleanup costs related to the harmful chemical PCBs the company…
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TriplePundit TweetUp: Monsanto Responds

Two weeks ago Monsanto's CEO, Hugh Grant, participated in a TriplePundit Twitter chat. We received dozens of questions during the hour-long chat. Here…
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Why GMO Labeling Matters

After a long fight, Vermont's GMO-labeling law will take effect this summer. One of the largest food companies in the U.S. now says…
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Turning a Tanker Ship: No More Business As Usual

Thinking short-term transitions and long-term transformations.
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Pigs Have Flown: A Constructive Conversation on Twitter with Monsanto

During yesterday's Twitter chat with Monsanto, CEO Hugh Grant shared his support for GMO labeling at the federal level.
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Twitter Chat Recap: #Ag4thefuture – Fighting Climate Change with Agriculture

Today, Monsanto’s CEO, Hugh Grant, along with Dr. Nick Goeser (National Corn Growers Association’s Soil Health Partnership) and Pradip Das (Principal Researcher of…
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Op/Ed: Growing Food in a Changing Climate with Carbon-Neutral Crops

The CEO of Monsanto explains how his company is using high- and low-tech soil management to reduce carbon emissions. Want to put a…
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Why We’re Working With Monsanto

We believe everyone deserves a seat at the table when it comes to solving climate change. Actually, we NEED everyone at the table if…
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Biotech Partnership Examines the Role of Micro-Organisms in Farm Productivity

The BioAg Alliance, a joint venture between Novozymes and Monsanto, seeks to understand the impact that soil microbes have on agricultural productivity. Could…
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Monsanto Tests the Waters with Reddit ‘Ask Me Anything’ Session

Monsanto took to the Web in an unusual question-and-answer session last week, as part of Reddit's "Ask Me Anything" (AMA) platform. The questions…
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France Bans Roundup, While Monsanto Eyes U.K. as New Home

The Europeans' love-hate relationship with Monsanto can be dizzying at times. While the American agrichemical company is courting (or trying to court) its…
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For Agriculture, California Drought Part of Broader, Global Trend

The historic drought in California is making headlines across the United States, but any farmer, anywhere in the world, knows firsthand that this…
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Back to Basics: When Ben & Jerry’s Dropped rBGH

Ben & Jerry's began in a Burlington, Vermont, gas station and is now one of the most iconic mission-driven companies in the world.…
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Monsanto Attacks WHO Over Report Linking Roundup to Cancer

Monsanto has launched an attack against the World Health Organization -- accusing it of selective science and bias in research that linked glyphosate,…
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