ByJohnathan Hettinger/Midwest Center for Investigative Reporting |
Over the past three years, these companies have on average paid their executives and directors more than $100 million, according to a Midwest Center for Investigative Reporting review of financial filings. The median was $94.5 million.
David MacLennan — chairman and chief executive officer of the Minnesota-based agribusiness Cargill Inc. — has broken from the privately held company’s typically low-key profile to support inclusive trade and immigration policy.
ByJohnathan Hettinger & Robert Holly/Big-AgWatch.org |
While new administration officials have cast doubts about climate change, the world’s largest agribusiness companies — which have billions of dollars invested in the health of the planet — have not. Here is a comprehensive guide to what some of the world’s biggest agricultural companies are doing related to climate change based on a review of news reports, SEC documents, their own websites and reports, and publicly available data.
Agriculture giant Cargill Inc. is among four Minnesota businesses that contributed hundreds of thousands of dollars to politicians who say climate change is a hoax or exaggerated, a new report from Minnesota Public Radio has found.