Our purpose & contribution

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We bring plant potential to life

One planet.
Six commitments.

Our aim is to help feed a growing population by bringing plant potential to life

By 2050, the world’s farmers and growers will need to feed around two billion more people. And they’ll need to do so as the land available for agriculture diminishes. It’s a serious challenge and global food security hinges on it.

Our research and development, the products we bring to market, and the knowledge and expertise we provide to growers are helping to release the full potential of crops all over the world. 

12 % land suitable for agriculture

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Securing a sustainable future

Our ambition

Our ambition is to bring greater food security in an environmentally sustainable way to an increasingly populous world by creating a worldwide step change in farm productivity.  
We work in more than 90 countries with farms of all sizes, from smallholdings of less than 2 hectares to sustainable industrial farms.
The Good Growth Plan is having an increasing influence on our business and taking us nearer to realizing our ambition.

 

How is Syngenta different?

We apply world-class science and the most productive research and development in the industry to achieve a step change in agricultural productivity.  

We use our deep understanding of crops to develop a leading portfolio of crop protection and seeds, and combine products and agronomic know-how to deliver integrated offers.

Our teams around the world combine their local knowledge with our global assets and expertise, tailoring solutions that create value for growers. 

Key facts about our company

Contribution through collaboration

We know that meeting our ambition must be a combined effort. Our open, collaborative culture has made us a trusted and sought-after partner:  we have built a rich network of productive alliances with academic institutions, other agricultural businesses and growers.  These relationships leverage our own resources – accelerating our innovation, sharpening our production efficiency and increasing our flexibility. 

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