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Supply Chain Innovation

Syngenta

From the Syngenta website: Syngenta is guided by the conviction that value creation depends on the successful integration of business, social and environmental performance. Syngenta is committed to promote and maintain high standards of corporate responsibility worldwide in an industry that is essential to global agriculture and food production. The company acts in accordance with its Code of Conduct and its Health, Safety and Environmental Policy, which respect human rights and embrace internationally accepted regulations and the highest scientific standards.

Each year, the FLA conducts about 20 field-level assessments covering a large number of farms in various countries for Syngenta. For the 2018 assessment cycle, Independent External Monitoring visits included to Syngenta’s seed supplier farms in Argentina and Brazil. Assessors conducted visits in San Luis Province, Merlo City, Argentina in January 2019 and in the province of Uberlandia, Minas Gerais, Brazil during its corn detasseling season in December 2018. Assessor teams visited one farm in Argentina and three farms in Brazil.

Each year, the FLA conducts about 20 field-level assessments covering a large number of farms in various countries for Syngenta. For the 2018 assessment cycle, Independent External Monitoring assessments were conducted in Syngenta’s supplier farms in Indonesia in August 2018. The assessment covered 250 acres of farmland located in the areas of Pasuruan, Malang Regency and East Java of Indonesia. This report summarizes the FLA’s farm-level findings for its 2018 assessment cycle and Syngenta’s correction action plan developed in response to the assessment.

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Each year, the FLA conducts about 20 field-level assessments covering a large number of farms in various countries for Syngenta. For the 2018 assessment cycle, Independent External Monitoring visits included to Syngenta’s seed supplier farms in Argentina and Brazil. Assessors conducted visits in San Luis Province, Merlo City, Argentina in January 2019 and in the province of Uberlandia, Minas Gerais, Brazil during its corn detasseling season in December 2018. Assessor teams visited one farm in Argentina and three farms in Brazil.

Each year, the FLA conducts about 20 field-level assessments covering a large number of farms in various countries for Syngenta. For the 2018 assessment cycle, Independent External Monitoring assessments were conducted in Syngenta’s supplier farms in Indonesia in August 2018. The assessment covered 250 acres of farmland located in the areas of Pasuruan, Malang Regency and East Java of Indonesia. This report summarizes the FLA’s farm-level findings for its 2018 assessment cycle and Syngenta’s correction action plan developed in response to the assessment.

More than one billion people worldwide depend on agricultural work to make a living. Field production is exhausting work and often among the lowest paid, where legally required minimum wages – let alone living wages – far too often remain elusive.

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