Hugh Grant

Monsanto Takes Action to Fight Climate Change with Carbon Neutral Crop Production Program

Company States Crops Can Be Grown to Mitigate Climate Change; Commits to Carbon Neutral Footprint across its Operations by 2021
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ST. LOUIS, Dec. 1, 2015 /3BL Media/ – As agriculture and farmers around the world work to mitigate and adapt to the complex challenges posed by climate change, Monsanto Company today announced plans to make its operations carbon neutral by 2021 through a unique program targeted across its seed and crop protection operations, as well as through collaboration with farmers.

Monsanto Ranks No. 43 on the 2015 DiversityInc Top 50 Companies for Diversity

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ST. LOUIS, April 24, 2015 /3BL Media/ – For the eighth year in a row, DiversityInc® has recognized Monsanto Company for its commitment to diversity and inclusion by naming the sustainable agriculture company to its 2015 Top 50 Companies for Diversity® list, ranking Monsanto 43, up three places from 46 in 2014.

Monsanto is Open to All; Company Signs on to Human Rights Campaign Equality Pledge

Global Agricultural Company Joins List Of Corporations Speaking Out On Legislation Considered By States Across The Country
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ST. LOUIS, April 7, 2015 /3BL Media/ -- Monsanto Company announced today that it is joining other companies in signing the “Equality is Our Business” pledge launched by the Human Rights Campaign to strengthen support for diversity and inclusion for all, including the nation’s lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community.

Monsanto CEO: 3 Tools for Sustainable Farming

By Hugh Grant, chairman and chief executive officer of Monsanto Company

Originally published May 22, 2014, by

Conscientious Americans have taken numerous actions at the workplace and at home to save our Earth's resources and sustain the environment. All of these efforts are important, but the most critical arena of operations in the effort to preserve our planet is one that may surprise you: the farm.

Farmers and Partners Are Poised to Make Big Impact on Key Global Challenges, Preserving Natural Resources

Monsanto Company Leaders Discuss Role Of Farmers And Public-Private Partnerships In Making World Economic Forum’s New Vision For Agriculture A Reality
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ST. LOUIS, Jan. 23, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Millions of farmers around the world, both smallholders and large-scale producers, will play a pivotal role in addressing the needs of an additional 2 billion people worldwide over the next few decades, said Hugh Grant, chairman and chief executive officer of Monsanto Company. Grant noted the focused efforts of farmers, food companies, retailers, public-private partnerships and Monsanto as they work together to improve agricultural productivity and natural resource efficiency.

Monsanto Chesterfield Village Expansion Groundbreaking of Research and Development Center Marks Next Generation for Agriculture and St. Louis

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ST. LOUIS, October 23, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Monsanto Company hosted an event yesterday to commemorate the beginning of the Chesterfield Village Research Center expansion, its global hub for research and development (R&D) and agricultural innovation.   The $400 million expansion, first announced in April 2013, will create 675 new jobs in St. Louis across all levels over the next three years.

Our Best Teachers

By Ted Crosbie, Integrated Farming Systems, Monsanto Company

Our best teachers continue to teach us long after the classroom and even after they have passed on.  The Dr. Borlaug I met as a graduate student and later came to know as Norm was a model teacher in that respect.  His drive to eliminate world hunger originated in his upbringing during the Great Depression and his firsthand view of the human condition in Mexico, India, and Pakistan during the 40’s, 50’s, and 60’s. His research lab was a field and his classroom was the global stage of the politics of food production and hunger.

Monsanto Company Commits an Additional $3 Million to Continue International Scholars Program

Investment Secures Three More Years of Funding for Young Scientists to Support Research in Rice and Wheat Breeding
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ATLANTA, June 18, 2013 /3BL Media/During his keynote address from the stage of an international conference discussing the talent and innovation needs for agriculture in 2050, Monsanto Company Chairman and CEO Hugh Grant announced a $3 million additional commitment grant to Monsanto’s Beachell-Borlaug International Scholars Program (MBBISP).

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