Monsanto Advances Key Sustainability InitiativesJuly 12, 2018 2:00pm

ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul 12, 2018--Monsanto Company today reported substantial progress on a host of sustainability commitments and programs in the areas of climate-smart agriculture, water quality, biodiversity, food security and operational efficiencies.

The company continues to be guided by its Growing Better Together sustainability plan which has three main focus areas: Better Planet, Better Lives and Better Partner. Through programs and partnerships, Monsanto is collaborating with others to help tackle some of the world’s biggest challenges.

“We’re proud of the actions we’ve put into place and the progress we’ve made on our sustainability commitments over the last six months,” said Pam Strifler, Monsanto’s Vice President for Global Sustainability and Stakeholder Engagement. “We look forward to continuing to use innovation through modern agriculture practices to create sustainable solutions to global challenges.”

While the company continues to strive to make progress toward all its sustainability initiatives and commitments, some of the most notable recent accomplishments include the following:

Climate-Smart Agricultural Practices

Water Quality

Food Security

Biodiversity

Operational Efficiencies

For more information on Monsanto’s sustainability commitments, view the Monsanto 2017 Sustainability Report, available online at Monsanto.com.

About Monsanto Company

Monsanto is committed to bringing a broad range of solutions to help nourish our growing world. We produce seeds for fruits, vegetables and key crops - such as corn, soybeans, and cotton - that help farmers have better harvests while using water and other important resources more efficiently. We work to find sustainable solutions for soil health, help farmers use data to improve farming practices and conserve natural resources, and provide crop protection products to minimize damage from pests and disease. Through programs and partnerships, we collaborate with farmers, researchers, nonprofit organizations, universities and others to help tackle some of the world’s biggest challenges. To learn more about Monsanto, our commitments and our more than 20,000 dedicated employees, please visit monsanto.com. Follow our business on Twitter ® at twitter.com/MonsantoCo.

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CONTACT: Monsanto Company

Lindsey Dario, 314-694-6141

KEYWORD: UNITED STATES NORTH AMERICA MISSOURI

INDUSTRY KEYWORD: MANUFACTURING CHEMICALS/PLASTICS NATURAL RESOURCES AGRICULTURE ENVIRONMENT

SOURCE: Monsanto Company

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