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.

Monsanto Announces Aggressive Sustainability Goals

Monsanto has big plans for the year 2020. The world's premier agricultural biotech company has upped its sustainability goals, tailoring them to meet…

Monsanto Shareholders Defeat Resolutions for More Transparency

Monsanto shareholders followed the advice of the company's board last month and voted down two resolution calling for more consumer access to information…

Monsanto Teams Up with Sustainability Darling Novozymes

Monsanto and Novozymes announced a long term strategic development plan for microbes today. Will the project make Monstanto a more sustainable company?

Why Sustainable MBAs Should Work for ExxonMobil and JP Morgan

Sustainable MBA students want to work for responsible companies like Unilever, Nike, SAP and M&S, but what about the ‘bad’ guys? Wouldn’t it…

Monsanto’s Climate Corp Purchase: Predicting Weather or Food Prices?

Monsanto's purchase of Climate Corp for $930 million makes sense, in a way, for a company that has a lot invested in agriculture.…

Conversation with Monsanto’s Michael Doane

On Wed. October 23rd, 7pm EST, TriplePundit Founder Nick Aster will talk with Michael Doane, VP of Sustainable Agriculture Policy at Monsanto. Join…

No Surprise: Monsanto Beats Farmer in Supreme Court Patent Case

The court ruled unanimously in favor of Monsanto, concluding that patent exhaustion does not apply to this case and that Vernon Hugh Bowman…

Open Letter to Senator Barbara Mikulski on the “Monsanto Protection” Rider

A letter to Senator Mikulski and Other Members of the Senate Appropriations Committee about inserting a rider into Section 735 of the interim…

The GMO Fight Rages On: Implications of Bowman v. Monsanto

The Supreme Court will present a decision on Bowman v. Monsanto by June. It will have huge implications not only on what’s patentable…

General Mills’ Cheerios Facebook Page Morphs into an Anti-GMO Campaign

Anti-GMO campaigners have hijacked General Mills‘ Cheerios Facebook page and are calling for the cereal giant to ditch genetically modified ingredients.

GMO Contamination? USDA Suggests Sticking Small Farmers With the Bill

The USDA suggests farmers could safeguard themselves against GMO contamination by purchasing insurance, letting biotech companies off the hook.

Kaiser Permanente Speaks Out Against GMOs

After Dr. Gilles-Eric Séralini came out to blow the whistle on the many corporate scientists in bed with Monsanto, Kaiser Permanente, the largest…

Near Death of Proposition 37 Proves California’s Initiative Process Needs Reform

Whatever your opinion is on Proposition 37, the proposition which would require companies operating in California to provide labels if their foods contain…

Will Consumers Punish Prop 37’s Antagonists with Boycotts?

If you knew some organic brands (basically the ones that have been swallowed whole by giant multinational processed food companies) have joined the…

Alex Bogusky Brings a Fearless Knife to the Prop 37 Gunfight Against Monsanto

Alex Bogusky, the fearless adman turned activist, is now the sixth largest donor to the pro-Proposition 37 campaign.