Monsanto has been named one of the World’s Most Admired Companies by Fortune magazine. The company was ranked No. 1 in its industry sector on the 2016 list, released today.
“We are incredibly proud to receive this recognition from Fortune for the third year in a row,” said Hugh Grant, Monsanto Chairman and CEO. “This recognition is a direct reflection of the outstanding talent at Monsanto as well as our employees’ passion for developing agricultural solutions to help our farmer customers have better harvests.”
Fortune’s World’s Most Admired Companies list is based on company surveys and peer ratings from senior executives, directors and analysts. Ranking attributes range from innovativeness and quality of products to the retention of talented people and responsibility to the community and the environment. Monsanto and others named to Fortune’s World’s Most Admired Companies list are featured online today and will appear in the magazine’s March print issue.
Monsanto Company is a leading global provider of technology-based solutions and agricultural products that improve farm productivity and food quality. Monsanto remains focused on enabling both smallholder and large-scale farmers to produce more from their land while conserving more of our world’s natural resources such as water and energy.
Monsanto Holdings, a 100 per cent subsidiary of Monsanto Company is focused on marketing Seminis hybrid vegetable seeds, Paras and Deltapine hybrid cotton seeds.
Seminis brand of vegetable seeds improve nutrition, quality and productivity of vegetables. The company develops products that offer new, healthy choices for consumers and offer more than 110 distinct vegetable seeds presenting major vegetable crops of the country including beans, broccoli, cabbage, cauliflower, cucumber, pickling cucumber, eggplant, gourds, hot pepper, musk melon, onion, radish, squash, sweet pepper, tomato, watermelon and other crops.