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20 May 2008

[DOC] Letter to Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

Author: Maureen Mazurek - Director, Human Rights, Monsanto

Thank you for the opportunity to provide a response to the article published in the May 2008 edition of Vanity Fair. At Monsanto, we strive to conduct business in alignment with basic values which include integrity, transparency and respect. These...

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1 May 2008

Monsanto’s Harvest of Fear

Author: Donald Barlett & James Steele, Vanity Fair [USA]

...Monsanto’s past, especially its environmental legacy, is very much with us. For many years Monsanto produced two of the most toxic substances ever known— polychlorinated biphenyls, better known as PCBs, and dioxin. Monsanto no longer produces...

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14 March 2008

"Monsanto's Harvest of Fear" - Vanity Fair report details environmental legacy, treatment of farmers

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14 March 2008

[DOC] Letter to Vanity Fair re: report on Monsanto

Author: Darren Wallis, Monsanto

Protecting Technologies to Drive Innovation and Productivity [regarding intellectual property rights in seeds]......

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20 January 2006

[PDF] Race to the Top: A Report on Ethical Business Campaigns

Author: Michael Shellenberger & Ethical Business Campaigns Network

How did a few scrappy NGOs – many of which have budgets under $2 million – force sweeping changes in multi-billion dollar industries worldwide?... Ethical business campaigns – often referred to as “corporate campaigns” or “market campaigns” – use both...

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9 October 2004

EC names and shames worst industrial polluters

Author: David Gow, Guardian [UK]

A review of the workings of the European Pollutant Emission Register, set up earlier this year, found a handful of plants operated by big companies, mainly in the chemicals and metals industries, are responsible for a large amount of air and water...

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21 August 2003

Monsanto Settles PCB Case in Alabama [USA]

Author: Reuters

Three companies led by Monsanto Co. [also Solutia & Pfizer unit Pharmacia], agreed yesterday to a $700 million settlement of two Alabama court cases involving thousands of plaintiffs who charged that their homes and lives were damaged by PCB...

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6 April 2003

Blacks join to dump harmful waste sites [USA]

Author: Dave Bryan, Associated Press

Known as "environmental racism," the practice of locating such toxic operations near politically powerless blacks has been stymied by emerging citizen groups. [refers to lawsuits against chemical plant in Anniston, Alabama - defendants were Monsanto,...

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4 April 2003

Jury Awards $3.6 Million in Solutia Case [USA]

Author: Associated Press

The company's stock has been plummeting.

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4 April 2003

Jury rules Solutia owes $3.6M to Alabama plaintiffs [USA]

Author: St. Louis Business Journal

Solutia must pay more than $3.6 million to six people whose property was damaged by Solutia's production of PCBs, an Alabama jury ruled Friday...More than a year ago, the jury found Solutia, then Monsanto, liable for knowingly contaminating Alabama...

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