– Clarivate Analytics has named DuPont a 2016 Top Global Innovator for the sixth consecutive year. The program, based on proprietary data, recognizes the most innovative corporations and institutions in the world that shape the future through the development and commercialization of breakthrough technologies.
Monsanto Co., a lightning rod for critics of modern agricultural techniques, is introducing a new feature next year for its genetically modified corn seeds that it says will not only boost yields but cut down on fertilizer use and carbon-dioxide emissions.
Krysta Harden joined DuPont in February 2016 as the company’s Vice President of Public Policy and Chief Sustainability Officer. Prior to joining DuPont, she served as Deputy Secretary of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), where she helped to shape national food and agriculture policy.