07 November 2021, Wilmington: Today, Corteva Agriscience was presented the 2021 President’s ‘E’ Award for Exports by Deputy U.S. Secretary of Commerce Don Graves – recognizing the company’s significant contributions to the expansion of U.S. exports.
“Corteva Agriscience has demonstrated a sustained commitment to export expansion,” said Secretary Raimondo. “The ‘E’ Awards Committee was impressed with Corteva’s innovative development of agricultural products using green chemistry ingredients, as well as products for use in water-limited conditions.”
Through its engagement across the global food system, Corteva remains focused on further expanding and modernizing U.S. trade and helping to increase grower and consumer access to innovation.
U.S. companies are nominated for the ‘E’ Awards through the U.S. Commercial Service, part of the Department’s International Trade Administration. In total, more than 30 U.S. companies and organizations from across the country were honored for 2021.
About the “E” Awards
In 1961, President Kennedy signed an executive order reviving the World War II “E” symbol of excellence to honor and provide recognition to America’s exporters. Criteria for the award is based on four years of successive export growth in one or more international markets.