DULUTH, Ga. - Thursday, September 19th 2013 [ME NewsWire]
(BUSINESS WIRE)-- AGCO, Your Agriculture Company (NYSE: AGCO), a global leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of agricultural machinery and solutions, announced the release of its 2012 global Sustainability Report – Food for Thought. The report details AGCO’s global goals for sustainable operations and products, and tracks progress to-date. "Overall, our business fundamentals are in great shape, and we are in a very strong financial and competitive position to realize progress on the sustainability front,” said Martin Richenhagen, Chairman, President and CEO of AGCO.
AGCO’s sustainability objectives were developed to provide the best impact and prioritize the most pressing global economic, environmental and social issues facing AGCO’s stakeholders. The 2012 report helps bridge the discussion about issues and the Company’s work towards net positive impacts. Aligning with the Global Reporting Initiative™ (GRI) guidelines, the report includes summaries of material issues such as food security, energy and climate, resource management, supply chain as well as issues that drive long-term company sustainability. AGCO has developed goals to help address these issues.
AGCO’s 2012 Sustainability Report is available at http://bit.ly/AGCO2012Sustainability.
AGCO, Your Agriculture Company (NYSE:AGCO), is a global leader focused on the design, manufacture and distribution of agricultural machinery. AGCO supports more productive farming through a full line of tractors, combines, hay tools, sprayers, forage equipment, tillage implements, grain storage and protein production systems, as well as related replacement parts. AGCO products are sold through five core machinery brands, Challenger®, Fendt®, GSI®, Massey Ferguson® and Valtra®, and are distributed globally through 3,150 independent dealers and distributors in more than 140 countries worldwide. Founded in 1990, AGCO is headquartered in Duluth, Ga., USA. In 2012, AGCO had net sales of $10 billion. www.AGCOcorp.com