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Monsanto Company has released its 2016 Sustainability Report, Growing Better Together. Highlights include Monsanto’s actions to mitigate and adapt to climate change through collaborative efforts, the advancement of its biodiversity position and its alignment with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
The company’s sustainability report is aligned across three broad areas – people, planet and company. The report was prepared in accordance with the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) G4 voluntary Sustainability Reporting Guidelines and includes Monsanto’s United Nations Global Compact Communication on Progress.
The report provides an overview of how the company’s work contributes to achieving the United Nations’ SDGs, a universal call to action to address the world’s most pressing economic, social and environmental challenges. Monsanto reviewed the 17 SDGs and associated 169 targets and identified nine SDGs where it can have the most impact. Three address social and economic topics; three focus on environmental issues; and three provide frameworks for attaining the other six. These SDGs will continue to inform the company’s sustainability strategy, actions and resource allocation decisions.
Other highlights from the 2016 report include the following:
The full Monsanto 2016 Sustainability Report and executive summary is available online here.
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