Monsanto Company Named One Of The World’s Best Multinational Workplaces

10/27/2014

Company Recognized On Global Ranking Of Great Places To Work For Third Year In A Row

ST. LOUIS (October 27, 2014) – For the third consecutive year, Monsanto Company has been named to the list of the World’s Best Multinational Workplaces by Great Place to Work®. This year, Monsanto ranked No. 8 in the world’s largest annual study of workplace excellence that identifies the top 25 best multinational companies in terms of workplace culture.

Monsanto moved up six places to reach number 8 on the 2014 list. Monsanto is the only St. Louis-based company and the only agriculture company recognized again this year.

“We are grateful to again be recognized on this year’s list of top multinational workplaces,” said Steve Mizell, Monsanto executive vice president of human resources. “This award recognizes the collaborative efforts of all our employees around the world and their dedication to working in partnership with others to deliver innovative agricultural solutions.”

To be eligible for the Top 25 World’s Best Multinational Workplaces list, qualifying companies must have appeared on at least five national Great Place to Work lists, have at least 5,000 employees worldwide, and have a global workforce where at least 40 percent of their employees work outside the company’s home country.

In 2014, China, Belgium, France, Netherlands joined the list of countries where Monsanto was named in national Great Place to Work lists. The company was also named on lists in Mexico, Argentina, Brazil, Central America and India. Monsanto has more than 22,000 employees around the world.

Third party organizations continue to recognize Monsanto as an employer of choice. In 2014, Monsanto also received awards recognizing its employees’ innovation, leadership, and workplace satisfaction by Forbes (World’s Most Innovative Companies), Science Magazine (Science Careers Top Employers), CR Magazine (100 Best Corporate Citizens), Computerworld (100 Best Places to Work in IT), DiversityInc. (Top 50 Companies for Diversity), MIT Technology Review (50 Smartest Companies) and Chief Executive (40 Best Companies for Leaders). For more information on these recognitions and others, see Monsanto’s list of workplace recognitions.

To learn more about the company and our people, visit discover.monsanto.com.

To view the full list of best multinational workplaces, visit http://www.greatplacetowork.com/best-companies/worlds-best-multinationals/the-list.

About Monsanto Company

Monsanto is committed to bringing a broad range of solutions to help nourish our growing world. We produce seeds for fruits, vegetables and key crops – such as corn, soybeans, and cotton – that help farmers have better harvests while using water and other important resources more efficiently. We work to find sustainable solutions for soil health, help farmers use data to improve farming practices and conserve natural resources, and provide crop protection products to minimize damage from pests and disease. Through programs and partnerships, we collaborate with farmers, researchers, nonprofit organizations, universities and others to help tackle some of the world’s biggest challenges. To learn more about Monsanto, our commitments and our more than 20,000 dedicated employees, please visit: discover.monsanto.com and monsanto.com. Follow our business on Twitter® at twitter.com/MonsantoCo, on the company blog, Beyond the Rows® at monsantoblog.com or subscribe to our News Release RSS Feed.

About Great Place to Work®:

Great Place to Work®, headquartered in San Francisco, is a global research, consulting and training firm that helps organizations identify, create and sustain great workplaces through the development of high-trust workplace cultures. Great Place to Work serves businesses, non-profit organizations and government agencies in 51 countries.

About the World’s Best Multinational Workplaces List:

Great Place to Work’s annual World’s Best Multinational Workplaces List ranks the top 25 global companies to work for. Qualifying companies must have been selected for at least five national Great Place to Work® lists, have at least 5,000 employees worldwide and count at least 40 percent of their global workforce outside of the company’s home country.

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