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DuPont Pioneer and DuPont Crop Protection Donate Over $100,000 to Breakfast and Nutrition Programs Across Canada in 2016

Funds provided through DuPont’s community investment program focused on improving child nutrition


MISSISSAUGA, Ontario– January 10, 2017 – DuPont Pioneer and DuPont Crop Protection are pleased to announce that as part of their Full Belly! Full Mind! initiative that supports nutrition and breakfast programs across Canada, over $100,000 was donated to more than 50 breakfast and nutrition programs in 2016.

“Food security and food accessibility are important for us at DuPont.” says Bryce Eger, business director for Canada at DuPont Pioneer and DuPont Crop Protection. “Healthy, nutritious meals are vital for children to focus and learn in schools. We are proud to be a part of the excellent work nutrition and breakfast programs are doing across Canada to support our children to succeed.”

The Full Belly! Full Mind! targeted community investment funding program supports local schools and community-based nutrition programs. The program was launched in 2016, as part of DuPont agriculture businesses broader community investment program for Canada focused on education, food security and community betterment.

DuPont makes contributions to community-based organizations on behalf of the business and employees. Consideration for outreach grants are given to communities where Pioneer sales representatives, DuPont Crop Protection retailers, employees and customers live and work and that support quality-of-life initiatives to create an improved, sustainable lifestyle for people worldwide.

DuPont Pioneer is the world's leading developer and supplier of advanced plant genetics, providing high-quality seeds to farmers in more than 90 countries. Pioneer provides agronomic support and services to help increase farmer productivity and profitability and strives to develop sustainable agricultural systems for people everywhere. Science with Service Delivering Success®.

DuPont (NYSE: DD) has been bringing world-class science and engineering to the global marketplace in the form of innovative products, materials, and services since 1802. The company believes that by collaborating with customers, governments, NGOs, and thought leaders, we can help find solutions to such global challenges as providing enough healthy food for people everywhere, decreasing dependence on fossil fuels, and protecting life and the environment. For additional information about DuPont and its commitment to inclusive innovation, please visit www.dupont.com.

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01/10/2017

Contact:    Ali Aziz
416-458-8255
ali.aziz@pioneer.com