Monsanto Advances Key Sustainability Initiatives

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.
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