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24 February 2020

A third of pesticide sales by 5 largest companies allegedly contain 'highly hazardous' chemicals, analysis finds; includes company comments

According to new research by Public Eye and Unearthed, over a third of the pesticide sales made by the world's five largest pesticide companies - Bayer, BASF, Syngenta, FMC and Corteva - contain chemicals that are highly toxic to human health or the...

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24 February 2020
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Laut neuen Recherchen von Public Eye und Unearthed erzielen die fünf größten Agarchemiekonzerne - BASF, Bayer Crop Science, Corteva Agriscience, FMC und Syngenta - mehr als ein Drittel ihrer Umsätze mit für Mensch oder Umwelt hochgiftigen Substanzen....

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23 February 2020
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Author: Revista Semana

“Empresas que ganan millones vendiendo pesticidas peligrosos al mundo” – 21 de febrero de 2020...

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3 February 2020
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Author: Laurent Radisson, Actu Environnement

« Pesticides interdits de production : le Conseil constitutionnel valide l'interdiction », 31 Jan 2020...

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24 January 2020
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Author: Public Eye

Anmerkung: Business & Human Rights Resource Centre hat Syngenta um eine Stellungnahme gebeten; diese können Sie hier einsehen....

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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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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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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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