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Syngenta Crop Protection AG

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Overview

Lobbying Costs

1,250,000€ - 1,499,999€

Financial year: Jan 2021 - Dec 2021

Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

2 Fte (4)

Lobbyists with EP accreditation

2

High-level Commission meetings

22

Lobbying Costs over the years

  • Info

    Syngenta Crop Protection AG

    EU Transparency Register

    16822412339-79 First registered on 25 Sep 2009

    Goals / Remit

    Syngenta is one of the world’s leading agriculture companies, comprised of Syngenta Crop Protection and Syngenta Seeds. Our ambition is to help safely feed the world while taking care of the planet. We aim to improve the sustainability, quality and safety of agriculture with world-class science and innovative crop solutions. Our technologies enable millions of farmers around the world to make better use of limited agricultural resources. Syngenta Crop Protection and Syngenta Seeds are part of Syngenta Group with 49,000 people in more than 100 countries working to transform how crops are grown. Through partnerships, collaboration and The Good Growth Plan, we are committed to accelerating innovation for farmers and nature, striving for carbon neutral agriculture, helping people stay safe and healthy, and partnering for impact. To learn more visit www.syngenta.com and www.goodgrowthplan.com

    Main EU files targeted

    Activities in the policy areas of agriculture and legislation relevant for crop protection products, biotechnology, biostimulants and seeds. Syngenta also follows policies in the area of environment, trade, development, innovation and research. These include:

    - Communication COM(2019) 640 final. The European Green Deal
    - Communication COM(2020) 381 final. A Farm to Fork Strategy for a fair, healthy and environmentally-friendly food system
    - Communication COM(2020) 380 final. EU Biodiversity Strategy for 2030
    - Legislative framework for sustainable food systems
    - Initiative on plants obtained by targeted mutagenesis and cisgenesis
    - Revision of the plant and forest reproductive material legislation
    - Soil health – protecting, sustainably managing and restoring EU soils Communication COM(2021) 800 final. Sustainable Carbon Cycles
    - Communication COM(2021) 400 final; EU Action Plan: “Towards Zero Pollution for Air, Water and Soil’
    - Regulation (EC) 1107/2009 concerning the placing of plant protection products on the market
    - Biopesticides – approval criteria for microbial active substances
    - Revision of the sustainable use of pesticides Directive
    - Regulation (EC) 396/2005 on maximum residue levels of pesticides in or on food and feed of plant and animal origin
    - Proposal for a regulation. Conversion of FADN to a Farm Sustainability Data Network (FSDN)
    - Communication COM(2020) 667 final. Chemicals Strategy for Sustainability. Towards a Toxic-Free Environment
    - Revision of REACH Regulation to help achieve a toxic-free environment
    - Measures aiming to reduce the presence in the environment of unintentionally released microplastics
    - Regulation (EC) 1272/2008 on classification, labelling and packaging of substances and mixtures
    - Regulation (EU) 2020/852 on the establishment of a framework to facilitate sustainable investment

    Address

    Head Office
    Rosentalstrasse, 67
    Basel CH-4058
    SWITZERLAND
    EU Office
    Avenue Louise 489
    Brussels 1050
    BELGIUM

    Website

  • People

    Total lobbyists declared

    4

    Employment timeLobbyists
    75%1
    50%2
    25%1

    Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

    2

    Lobbyists with EP accreditation

    All Lobbyists with EP accreditation over time

    2 accreditations were / are live (in bold) for the selected state of 13 Aug 2022

    Name Start date End Date
    Mr Alain-Dominique QUINTART 20 May 2022 19 May 2023
    Mr Christopher SIELER 21 Apr 2022 20 Apr 2023
    Mr Mark BALL 13 May 2021 12 May 2022
    Ms Miruna MARCHIS 13 May 2021 12 May 2022
    Mr Alain-Dominique QUINTART 13 May 2021 12 May 2022
    Mr Alain-Dominique QUINTART 31 Mar 2020 30 Mar 2021
    Ms Miruna MARCHIS 22 Aug 2019 21 Aug 2020
    Mr Mark BALL 26 Apr 2019 24 Apr 2020
    Mr Alain-Dominique QUINTART 16 Mar 2019 13 Mar 2020
    Ms Anastasia BAKOLA 22 Jan 2019 21 Jan 2020
    Ms Miruna MARCHIS 19 Oct 2018 30 Sep 2019
    Mr Mark BALL 27 Apr 2018 26 Apr 2019
    Mr Alain-Dominique QUINTART 10 Mar 2018 08 Mar 2019
    Ms Anastasia BAKOLA 20 Jan 2018 18 Jan 2019
    Ms Miruna MARCHIS 05 Oct 2017 03 Oct 2018
    Mr Mark BALL 12 May 2017 05 May 2018
    Mr Alain-Dominique QUINTART 20 Mar 2017 16 Mar 2018
    Ms Anastasia BAKOLA 23 Jan 2017 11 Jan 2018
    Ms Miruna MARCHIS 30 Sep 2016 28 Sep 2017
    Mr Alain-Dominique QUINTART 01 Apr 2016 30 Mar 2017
    Ms Miruna MARCHIS 04 Sep 2015 02 Sep 2016
    Mr Angus KELLY 04 Sep 2015 02 Sep 2016
    Mr Gerard MEIJERINK 09 Oct 2014 06 Oct 2015
    Mr Alain-Dominique QUINTART 11 Feb 2015 27 Jan 2016
    Ms Miruna MARCHIS 26 Sep 2014 24 Sep 2015
    Mr Angus KELLY 26 Sep 2014 24 Sep 2015
    Mr Alain-Dominique Quintart 11 Feb 2015 27 Jan 2016
    Ms Miruna Marchis 26 Sep 2014 24 Sep 2015
    Mr Thoralf KUECHLER 28 Oct 2014 24 Oct 2015
    Mr Gerard Meijerink 09 Oct 2014 06 Oct 2015
    Mrs Miruna Marchis 26 Sep 2014 24 Sep 2015
    Mr Angus Kelly 26 Sep 2014 24 Sep 2015
    Mr Alain-Dominique Quintart 09 Jan 2014 07 Jan 2015
    Mrs Jessica BROBALD 08 Oct 2013 04 Oct 2014
    Mrs Jessica BROBALD 09 Nov 2012 25 Sep 2013
    Mrs Jessica BROBALD 27 Mar 2012 31 Oct 2012
    Jessica BROBALD 27 Mar 2012 31 Oct 2012

    Complementary Information

    None declared

    Person in charge of EU relations

    Data not provided by Register Secretariat due to GDPR

    Person with legal responsibility

    Data not provided by Register Secretariat due to GDPR

  • Categories

    Category

    Companies & groups

  • Networking

    Affiliation

    Syngenta is member of the following industry associations:
    - CropLife Europe
    - Euroseeds
    - International Biocontrol Manufacturers Association (IBMA)
    - European Biostimulants Industry Council (EBIC)

    Syngenta is a member of:
    - American chamber of commerce to the European Union (AmCham EU)
    - EconomieSuisse.

    Syngenta participates to following bodies:
    - Transantlantic Policy Network (TPN),
    - European Technology Platform (ETP) Plants for the Future
    - The Glyphosate Renewal Group (GRG)
    - European Risk Forum (ERF).

    Member organisations

    None declared

  • Financial Data

    Interests represented

    Promotes their own interests or the collective interests of their members

    Closed financial year

    Jan 2021 - Dec 2021

    Lobbying costs for closed financial year

    1,250,000€ - 1,499,999€

    Major contributions in closed year

    None declared

    Intermediaries for closed year

    None declared

    Intermediaries for current year

    None declared

    Closed year Costs

    1,250,000€ - 1,499,999€

    Other financial info

    The estimated costs are calculated based on the activities, including FFA2021, and the portion of working time spent by Syngenta associates on representing interests to the EU institutions in 2021, following the Transparency Register Implementation Guidelines.

  • EU Structures

    Groups (European Commission)

    none

    Groups (European Parliament)

    Climate change, biodiversity and sustainable development

    Other activities

    None declared

  • Meetings

    Meetings

    22 meetings found. Download meetings

    The list below only covers meetings held since November 2014 with commissioners, their cabinet members or directors-general at the European Commission; other lobby meetings with lower-level staff may have taken place, but the European Commission doesn't publish information about such meetings. All information below comes from European Commission web pages.

    • Date 05 May 2022 Location BERL
      Subject Ukraine and Food Security
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Janusz Wojciechowski
      Portfolio Agriculture
      Commission
      • Andreas Schneider (Cabinet member)
      • Janusz Wojciechowski (Commissioner)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 14 Mar 2022 Location Brussels
      Subject Reducing the use and risk of chemical pesticides
      Cabinet Cabinet of Executive Vice-President Frans Timmermans
      Portfolio European Green Deal
      Commission
      • Lukas Visek (Cabinet member)
    • Date 03 Dec 2021 Location video-call
      Subject Discussion on investments into carbon removals with business representatives
      Cabinet Cabinet of Executive Vice-President Frans Timmermans
      Portfolio European Green Deal
      Commission
      • Frans Timmermans (Executive Vice-President)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 09 Jul 2021 Location Video-call
      Subject Sustainable food systems
      Cabinet Cabinet of Executive Vice-President Frans Timmermans
      Portfolio European Green Deal
      Commission
      • Lukas Visek (Cabinet member)
    • Date 28 May 2021 Location Brussels - video conference
      Subject Sustainable food systems
      Cabinet Cabinet of Executive Vice-President Frans Timmermans
      Portfolio European Green Deal
      Commission
      • Lukas Visek (Cabinet member)
    • Date 29 May 2020 Location Brussels
      Subject European Green Deal
      Commission
      • Daniel Calleja Crespo (Director-General)
    • Date 17 Oct 2019 Location Brussels
      Subject Sustainable use of pesticides
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Vytenis Andriukaitis
      Portfolio Health &amp; Food Safety
      Commission
      • Nathalie Chaze (Cabinet member)
    • Date 02 Sep 2019 Location Brussels
      Subject New Techniques in Biotecnology
      Cabinet Cabinet of First Vice-President Frans Timmermans
      Portfolio Better Regulation, Interinstitutional Relations, the Rule of Law and the Charter of Fundamental Rights
      Commission
      • Bernardus Smulders (Cabinet member)
    • Date 08 Aug 2019 Location Brussels
      Subject The Future of EU policy on PPP and GMOs
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Vytenis Andriukaitis
      Portfolio Health &amp; Food Safety
      Commission
      • Nathalie Chaze (Cabinet member)
    • Date 13 Jun 2019 Location Brussels
      Subject Innovation in the field of plant protection products
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Vytenis Andriukaitis
      Portfolio Health &amp; Food Safety
      Commission
      • Nathalie Chaze (Cabinet member)
    • Date 21 May 2019 Location Brussels
      Subject Agri Matters
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Phil Hogan
      Portfolio Agriculture &amp; Rural Development
      Commission
      • Phil Hogan (Commissioner)
    • Date 12 Mar 2019 Location Brussels
      Subject GMO import approvals and new breeding techniques
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Vytenis Andriukaitis
      Portfolio Health &amp; Food Safety
      Commission
      • Nathalie Chaze (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 04 Feb 2019 Location Brussels
      Subject Plant Breeding Innovation
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Vytenis Andriukaitis
      Portfolio Health &amp; Food Safety
      Commission
      • Nathalie Chaze (Cabinet member)
    • Date 20 Sep 2018 Location Brussels
      Subject Sustainable farming, plant protection products
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Vytenis Andriukaitis
      Portfolio Health &amp; Food Safety
      Commission
      • Nathalie Chaze (Cabinet member)
    • Date 23 Feb 2018 Location Brussels
      Subject Approval of plant protection products
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Vytenis Andriukaitis
      Portfolio Health &amp; Food Safety
      Commission
      • Nathalie Chaze (Cabinet member)
    • Date 27 Jul 2017 Location Brussels
      Subject Plant protection products
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Vytenis Andriukaitis
      Portfolio Health &amp; Food Safety
      Commission
      • Nathalie Chaze (Cabinet member)
    • Date 10 Jul 2017 Location Brussels
      Subject Plant protection products
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Vytenis Andriukaitis
      Portfolio Health &amp; Food Safety
      Commission
      • Nathalie Chaze (Cabinet member)
      • Vytenis Andriukaitis (Commissioner)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 25 Nov 2016 Location Brussels, BERL 08/304
      Subject general AGRI business + Syngenta issues
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Phil Hogan
      Portfolio Agriculture &amp; Rural Development
      Commission
      • Dermot Ryan (Cabinet member)
    • Date 27 Jun 2016 Location Brussels
      Subject New breeding techniques, innovation in seeds
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Vytenis Andriukaitis
      Portfolio Health &amp; Food Safety
      Commission
      • Nathalie Chaze (Cabinet member)
      • Vytenis Andriukaitis (Commissioner)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 25 May 2016 Location Brussels
      Subject Glyphosate
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Vytenis Andriukaitis
      Portfolio Health &amp; Food Safety
      Commission
      • Nathalie Chaze (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 13 Oct 2015 Location Brussels
      Subject Bioeconomy
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Carlos Moedas
      Portfolio Research, Science and Innovation
      Commission
      • Maria Da Graca Carvalho (Cabinet member)
    • Date 03 Jun 2015 Location Brussels
      Subject New College and Better Regulation
      Commission
      • Robert Madelin (Director-General)
      Other Lobbyists
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