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Company Response

Syngenta response

We appreciate the opportunity to respond to some of the issues and concerns highlighted in the Facing Finance report…

With reference to Syngenta’s involvement with SAGCOT, Tanzania

…The ECCAg project contributed to the wider SAGCOT initiative…[P]artners were chosen because they were crucial to help adapt the project to local conditions and grower feasibility, plus help validate its technical soundness…

With reference to concerns regarding our business in Brazil

All products Syngenta is selling in Brazil have been granted registration…Syngenta helped establishing Inpev, an industry group that coordinates the collection of used pesticide containers…

With reference to Via Campesina in Brazil

…Syngenta has no connection with the confrontation that happened many hours after the invasion occurred…We will seek appropriate legal measures to appeal to the second level court and trust in justice to reverse the decision.

With reference to the termination of contract with the Secretary of the trade union at our site in Pakistan

The redundancy of the union member was not connected with his position as Secretary of the Union in our Pakistan office…The former employee continues to participate in union activities…The former employee’s case is currently pending in the High Court. Syngenta has made efforts to continue professional dialogues with him…

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