(Originally Published in Monsanto.com)
Corporate Responsibility Magazine (CR Magazine) named Monsanto Company #25 to its “100 Best Corporate Citizens” for 2018. This is the eighth time Monsanto has been in the magazine’s ranking of top corporate responsibility performance of major U.S. companies.
“We are honored to receive this recognition, which acknowledges our commitment to be a sustainable and transparent company,” said Pam Strifler, Monsanto’s Vice President of Global Sustainability, Stakeholder Engagement and Corporate Insights. “At Monsanto, corporate responsibility is embedded in our values, which guides our path to helping make farming more sustainable through modern agriculture innovations and practices.”
The 100 Best Corporate Citizens list documents 260 ESG data points of disclosure and performance measures, harvested from publicly available information in seven categories: environment, climate change, employee relations, human rights, governance, finance, and philanthropy and community support. Click here to access the full 100 Best Corporate Citizens List.
In recent months, third-party organizations such as Fortune Magazine, DiversityInc, Working Mother Magazine, and the Human Rights Campaign have recognized Monsanto as a good corporate citizen and an employer of choice.
In Puerto Rico, the company has earned such honors as the 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015 Los Mejores Patronos en Puerto Rico Award in the Medium Business Category, as well as being inducted in the Puerto Rican Agriculture Hall of Fame in April of 2013. Monsanto Caribe was also awarded the 2018 CEIBA Award from the Southern Puerto Rico Chamber of Commerce (CCSPR) in the Agriculture Category, for its contribution to the region’s economy and for its corporate social responsibility programs.