UPL is focused on emerging as a premier global provider of total crop solutions designed to secure the world’s long-term food supply.
Winning farmers hearts across the globe, while leading the way with innovative products and services that make agriculture sustainable, UPL is the fastest growing company in the industry.
Our successes in the field add up to powerful financials. UPL delivers results from protecting crops that translate into attractive investor value.
Creating a congenial environment for food to flourish, in spite of ever increasing climatic and environmental changes is to ensure mankind’s survival.
Based on the recognition that humankind is one community, UPL’s overarching commitment is to improve areas of its presence, workplace and customer engagement.
We are pleased to announce that Advanta has performed very well and obtained the 4th rank out of 24 companies in South and Southeast Asia of the Access to Seeds Index 2019. The ranking is based on the total of the scores of obtained by the company in these areas:
Thanks to the many efforts the company puts in to comprehensive marketing and sales activities such as demonstration and promotions, Advanta reaches a wide target group of farmers across the index region. It scored the most in this area with 3.24 points out of 5. Other areas where Advanta scored points are in Intellectual Property and Research & Development as it has a relatively wide portfolio that covers most index crops, except field legumes, and a few local crops as well. As UPL and Advanta together carry out capacity building activities such as training, ICT-based extension services, and input supply and guidance, it scored well in capacity building too.
Other notable points that helped Advanta gain this excellent rank were that Advanta and its parent company UPL are working towards UN Sustainable Development Goals especially SDG #1 (No poverty) and #2 (Zero hunger). Advanta also allocates 20-25% of annual turnover to improving access to seeds for smallholder farmers.
To know more, visit: https://www.accesstoseeds.org/index/south-southeast-asia/company-scorecards/advanta/