Press Release •  10/12/2020

Corteva Agriscience to Participate in 2020 Borlaug Dialogue at the World Food Prize

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WILMINGTON, Del., October 12, 2020 — James C. Collins, Jr., Chief Executive Officer and Neal Gutterson, Chief Technology Officer of Corteva Agriscience, will participate in two panel discussions at the virtual 2020 Borlaug International Symposium at the World Food Prize.

On Monday, Oct. 12, Collins will join other executives and thought leaders for the mainstage roundtable discussion Investment Innovations for Food System Transformation. Collins will highlight the importance of long-term investment in technology and tools to spur food security, access and quality globally.

On Friday, Oct. 16, Gutterson will join the roundtable discussion The Road to the 2021 Food Systems Summit, providing insights on the role of industry and the importance of technology choices in conversations around advancing food systems and agriculture—locally and globally.

Additionally, on Oct. 12, Corteva is sponsoring Transforming Agriculture and Food Systems into a Circular Economy, a side event examining how we can accelerate the transformation of agriculture into a circular economy – to grow food in a way that benefits the environment and creates ecosystem assets such as sequestered carbon and improved water quality. Following pre-recorded introductory remarks by Collins, Amanda Little, author, The Fate of Food: What We’ll Eat in a Bigger, Hotter, Smarter World will moderate a multi-stakeholder discussion to rethink our industry’s future and quest to feed our rapidly growing population through sustainable technologies, tools and practices. This side event is open to the public; registration information is available on the World Food Prize website.  

To learn more about the Borlaug Dialogue and the World Food Prize, visit

About Corteva Agriscience
Corteva Agriscience is a publicly traded, global pure-play agriculture company that provides farmers around the world with the most complete portfolio in the industry - including a balanced and diverse mix of seed, crop protection and digital solutions focused on maximizing productivity to enhance yield and profitability. With some of the most recognized brands in agriculture and an industry-leading product and technology pipeline well positioned to drive growth, the company is committed to working with stakeholders throughout the food system as it fulfills its promise to enrich the lives of those who produce and those who consume, ensuring progress for generations to come. Corteva Agriscience became an independent public company on June 1, 2019 and was previously the Agriculture Division of DowDuPont. More information can be found at

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