Syngenta is a member of the United Nations Global Compact (UNGC) – the world’s largest corporate citizenship initiative. We have committed to aligning our operations with the 10 principles set out by the Compact, for issues concerning human rights, labor, environment and anti-corruption. We actively engage in UNGC work groups such as the CEO Water Mandate and the UNGC Sustainable Agriculture Business Principles.
Our Code of Conduct establishes our commitment to comply with all labor laws, national and international codes and conventions, and to uphold the principles set out in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and the International Labor Organization’s Core Conventions.
Syngenta also adheres to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), and collaborates with select government members of the CBD to facilitate development of National Biodiversity Action Plans and implementation of selected Aichi Biodiversity Targets by 2020.
In support of The Good Growth Plan, we have signed agreements with the Fair Labor Association (FLA) – expanding our existing partnership, Together for Sustainability (TfS) for chemical supply chain management, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) on access to technology and services for smallholders, and the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) on a soil leadership academy.