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20 January 2020

Exported Syngenta pesticide found in drinking water in Brazil, NGO alleges; incl. company response

Official documents obtained by Swiss NGO Public Eye show that 37 tonnes of profenofos were exported from Switzerland to Brazil in 2018. Profenofos is an insecticide which is banned in Switzerland due to its effects on health and the environment....

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Company response
20 January 2020

Response by Syngenta

Author: Syngenta

At Syngenta protecting health and the environment is of paramount importance to us... We respect all international, national and local laws, and take our obligations as a large global business seriously......

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18 September 2019

Companies clarify position on Swiss mandatory human rights due diligence initiative

The Swiss Responsible Business Initiative (RBI) - a popular political initiative launched by an NGO coalition in 2015 seeking to introduce mandatory human rights due diligence requirements for Swiss companies - has been making its way through the Swiss...

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Company response
18 September 2019

Response by Syngenta

Author: Syngenta

Thank you for your email. We would like to inform you that you will receive a response to your below request from SwissHoldings. The joint response is on behalf of the companies that signed the letter you are referencing in your email, including...

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27 May 2019
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Author: Pedro Grigori, Agência Pública / Repórter Brasil (Brazil)

“Dos 166 registros de pesticidas liberados neste ano, apenas 5% são totalmente produzidos em solo nacional. Brasil é o maior importador de agrotóxico do mundo, segundo especialista”, 14 de maio de 2019...

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27 May 2019
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Author: Luana Rocha, Repórter Brasil / Agência Pública (Brazil)

 “Essa é a pergunta estudada por pesquisadores do Brasil e do mundo. Casos envolvendo crianças no Mato Grosso, maior consumidor de agrotóxicos do país, chamam a atenção pela alta incidência de doenças nas regiões de maior produção agrícola”, 2 de maio...

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23 April 2019
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23 April 2019
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Author: Thierry Clémence et Feriel Mestiri, RTS (Suisse)

« Syngenta accusé de vendre au Brésil des pesticides interdits en Suisse », 16 avril 2019 ...

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22 April 2019
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Author: Public Eye (Suisse)

« Syngenta gagne des milliards en vendant des pesticides extrêmement dangereux », 15 avril 2019...

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17 April 2019

Swiss NGO calls on agrochemical co Syngenta to take its most toxic pesticides off the market

In a report published in April 2019, Swiss NGO Public Eye alleges that agrochemical company Syngenta continues to sell highly hazardous pesticides, many of which no longer authorised in Switzerland or the European Union, to lower and middle income...

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