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Our commitment to sustainability: A statement from David Stern

by | Jun 5, 2017

“The United States leadership has announced its intention to withdraw from the 2016 Paris climate accord. This decision places our nation on a trajectory at odds with central tenets of the Boyce Thompson Institute (BTI) mission: to improve agriculture, enhance human health and protect the environment.

BTI reaffirms its commitment to innovation and discovery in the life sciences, upholding our founder’s vision that new knowledge promises new solutions for food security and planetary health. We re-emphasize our commitment to sustainability by maximizing efficiency of our practices, and stand with the numerous city and state governments, corporations, and other organizations who have pledged to redouble their efforts to reduce climate change impact.”

David Stern

President/CEO, Boyce Thompson Institute