Mosaic Named to Barron's 100 Most Sustainable Companies in 2021

First fertilizer and AG company to make the list
Mar 11, 2021 10:10 AM ET
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The Mosaic Company has been named by Barron’s as one of 100 Most Sustainable Companies for 2021. In an assessment of 1,000 of the largest publicly traded companies headquartered in the U.S., Mosaic is the first fertilizer and agriculture company to ever be named on the list. In 2020, Mosaic announced aggressive environmental, social, and governance (ESG) targets to continue our sustainability journey and hold us accountable for measuring and reporting on our progress in the areas that drive value for our stakeholders and maximize the positive impact we have on society. This recognition is reinforcement that acting responsibly is critical to our future success. Employees are the reason to celebrate our responsibility performance. Their actions on the frontlines and behind the scenes each and every day determine how well we can execute on our goals and ensure our license to operate.

“We believe that for our business to thrive in the long-term, we must be good stewards of the natural, human and social resources we rely upon to execute our mission to help the world grow the food it needs,” explained Ben Pratt, SVP- Government and Public Affairs. “It is both our responsibility and our opportunity.” 

Barron’s list is created by Calvert Research & Management. Each of the 1,000 companies was rated on its demonstrated responsibility in five key stakeholder categories: shareholders, employees, customers, community, and planet. To calculate the ratings, they considered more than 230 key performance indicators that were organized into 28 distinct topics, ranging from greenhouse gas emissions to workplace safety to workplace diversity.

For the fourth year in a row, the 100 companies that earned a place on the list also outperformed market averages, signaling that companies that prioritize sustainability are also strengthening overall performance—now and in the future.