monsanto’s pesticide problems & corporate environmental responsibility

from forbes: Monsanto, the world’s largest agriculture seed producer, is under fire after scientists in the U.S. recently discovered what they believe to be a case of crop-eating bugs developing a resistance to the company’s genetically modified corn plants. Some researchers believe that the discovery validates concerns that biotech crops could spawn new species of pesticide-resistant super-bugs. Among Environmental, Social, Governance (ESG) circles, reports of this phenomenon have sparked discussions about the importance of corporate social responsibility (CSR) policies when it comes to environmental issues.

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