In 2015, Monsanto’s crop protection operations in Germany reduced their greenhouse gas emissions by 179,841 kilograms, or 180 tonnes, as a result of an eco-friendly packaging initiative. This is equivalent to 12,962 trees absorbing greenhouse emissions in Europe. The achievement was validated by the Fraunhofer Institute for Environmental Safety and Energy Technology (Fraunhofer Umsicht) in Germany.
This carbon footprint calculation is a direct result of Monsanto’s efforts in recycling agricultural packaging. We did not achieve this feat all alone: we worked in partnership with the PAMIRA® programme, also based...Read More