'Cultivating Tomorrow,' is the latest report on the sustainability journey of the transformed company
PHILADELPHIA, June 6, 2019 /PRNewswire/ --
FMC Corporation (FMC) today released its 2018 report on the Company's global sustainability performance, including progress toward multi-year goals and the future of sustainable agriculture. The report, "Cultivating Tomorrow" is FMC's eighth annual update, and is prepared in accordance with Global Reporting Initiative Standards.
The report describes the Company's progress towards its sustainability goals, product stewardship and community engagement programs, safety record, and commitment to diversity and inclusion. It includes information on the benefits of crop protection products and why they are essential for food security. There are also sections describing new product discovery as well as development and registration processes to help increase understanding on how crop protection products are brought to market.
"Sustainability is a core value for FMC and continues to inform and guide our commercial and research strategies," said Pierre Brondeau, chief executive officer and chairman of FMC. "We are growing the company at a strong rate with sustainable development at the forefront. Our singular focus on agricultural sciences means that FMC can further impact the United Nations Sustainable Development Goal of zero hunger. Every day our teams are working to deliver solutions to farmers that help them protect and increase their crop yields."
Additional information about FMC's sustainability initiatives, including an online copy of the 2018 report, is available at www.FMCsustainability.com.
FMC Corporation, an agricultural sciences company, provides innovative solutions to growers around the world with a robust product portfolio fueled by a market-driven discovery and development pipeline in crop protection, plant health, and professional pest and turf management. This powerful combination of advanced technologies includes leading insect control products based on Rynaxypyr® and Cyazypyr® active ingredients; Authority®, Boral®, Centium®, Command® and Gamit® branded herbicides; Talstar® and Hero® branded insecticides; and flutriafol-based fungicides. The FMC portfolio also includes biologicals such as Quartzo® and Presence® bionematicides. FMC Corporation employs approximately 6,500 employees around the globe. To learn more, please visit www.fmc.com.
FMC, the FMC logo, Rynaxypyr, Cyazypyr, Authority, Boral, Centium, Command, Gamit, Talstar, Hero, Quartzo and Presence are trademarks of FMC Corporation or an affiliate. Always read and follow all label directions, restrictions and precautions for use. Products listed here may not be registered for sale or use in all states, countries or jurisdictions. Hero® insecticide is a restricted use pesticide in the United States.
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