In an extremely close vote last week, citizens of Maui in Hawaii voted to implement a moratorium on the planting of GM crops in their county. This decision, if enacted, will have an immediate effect on the longstanding, and safe, operations of Monsanto on the island.
The impact though goes far beyond our business and our more than 1,000 employees who live and work in Hawaii. It goes right to the heart of the work that will need to be done to help ensure a sustainable food supply as the earth’s population continues to grow.
This challenge to feed the … Full Article »
For Monsanto employees like Ashley Lindsay, caring for the environment is not just a passion, it’s become a personal mission. So when the opportunity to assist Kealia Pond National Wildlife Refuge with their ongoing wetland restoration efforts presented itself last month, Ashley along with a group of dedicated Monsanto employees and their families jumped at the chance to help out.
Monsanto employees and their families volunteer to help with restoration efforts at Kealia Pond.
The group volunteered over 40 hours helping Kealia Pond staff remove invasive plant species and restore native plants. They also helped clean interpretative signs and pick … Full Article »