The maker of agricultural seeds, insecticides and herbicides had been based in Wilmington, Delaware, since its spinoff from parent DowDuPont in 2019.
The chemicals at issue are known as per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances, or PFAS. They include perfluorooctanoic acid, which was used in the production of Teflon, firefighting foam, water-repellent clothing and many other household and personal items.
The company says Sotero Ramirez and Robert Lemon downloaded thousands of files of valuable and confidential information in the days leading up to their resignations, amounting to theft of company property and a violation of their non-disclosure and non-competition agreements.
DowDuPont this month spun off the agricultural chemicals, seeds and plant biotechnology firm, turning it into a standalone public company.
Hundreds of employees at the Corteva Agriscience Global Business Center in Indianapolis on Monday celebrated the official launch of the company and the first trading of its common stock.
One of the three breakaway companies—ag division Corteva—has significant operations in Indianapolis. Corteva will be separately traded starting June 1.
A federal appeals court ruled Thursday that the Trump administration endangered public health by keeping widely used pesticide chlorpyrifos, sold by Dow AgroSciences, on the market.
DowDuPont Inc. is working on a series of deals to tighten the focus at two of the three spinoffs it plans for next year, including the Corteva Agriscience spinoff, which includes the Indianapolis operations of the former Dow AgroSciences unit.
The agricultural spinoff includes the Indianapolis operations of the former Dow AgroSciences headquarters, which employs about 1,500.
The deals cleared Thursday help DuPont meet commission requirements for DuPont's pending $62 billion merger with Dow Chemical, the parent company of Indianapolis-based Dow Agrosciences.
DuPont Co. saw seed sales rise in the second quarter—good news before it closes in on the historic $75 billion merger with Dow Chemical Co., the parent of Indianapolis-based Dow AgroSciences.
The mega-merger is set to create a huge publicly traded agricultural company that would be based in Delaware but have major operations in Indianapolis.
The $62 billion deal, which is still awaiting U.S. regulatory approval, would create a huge publicly traded agricultural company that would be based in Delaware but have major operations in Indianapolis.
Dow Chemical Co. and DuPont Co. say they're willing to make more business divestments as a way to nudge European regulators who remain wary of their proposed merger.
Dow Agrosciences parent Dow Chemical Co. and DuPont Co. face further delays to their plans to create the world’s biggest chemical company
The Environmental Protection Agency has proposed more than doubling the number of states allowed to use a new version of a popular weed killer on genetically modified crops despite its earlier concerns.
Indianapolis-based Dow AgroSciences said sales and operating earnings rose in the third quarter, thanks in part to strong demand for products in Latin America. Meanwhile, the massive merger between parent Dow Chemical and DuPont has been delayed.
Corn containing the Herculex trait isn’t controlling the western bean cutworm, six entomologists from Michigan, Indiana, Ohio, New York and Pennsylvania wrote in an " open letter to the seed industry" posted on the website of Purdue University.