Monsanto is a purely agricultural company, with a business focused on a mixture of agricultural seeds, traits and chemical technology, which provide integrated solutions to farmers around the world. The company is the UK's leading breeder of certified conventional, hybrid and speciality Oilseed Rape seed - including specific varieties for such end uses as healthier vegetable oils and biodiesel production.
Monsanto has become a global leading provider of technology-based solutions in the field of plant breeding and crop improvement, which improve farm productivity and food quality. The company employs some 17,000 people in over 100 countries.
Our 2012 Annual Report (http://www.monsanto.com/investors/Documents/Annual%20Report/2012/monsanto-2012-annual-report.pdf) details our company values, corporate beliefs and outlines our achievements in delivering those values to help the worlds farmers produce abundant and healthy food, protect and enhance the environment, as well as outlining Monsanto’s business conduct and donations programmes.