This measurement area evaluates how companies support the conservation of genetic resources and share the benefits resulting from their use of publicly available genetic material. This area also evaluates company activities relating to patents and provision of access to their products in countries where regulations are still under development.

Ranking overview

31 companies

Total score out of 100 Governance and strategy out of 10 Genetic resources and intellectual property management out of 15 Research and development out of 20 Seed production out of 15 Marketing and sales out of 25 Capacity building out of 15
1 Advanta
Total score 77.2 / 100
Genetic resources and intellectual property management 11.9 / 15
Governance and strategy 5.8 / 10
Genetic resources and intellectual property management 11.9 / 15
Research and development 17.5 / 20
Seed production 12.2 / 15
Marketing and sales 14.8 / 25
Capacity building 15.0 / 15
2 Syngenta Group
Total score 56.8 / 100
Genetic resources and intellectual property management 11.3 / 15
Governance and strategy 5.0 / 10
Genetic resources and intellectual property management 11.3 / 15
Research and development 11.7 / 20
Seed production 6.6 / 15
Marketing and sales 14.1 / 25
Capacity building 8.3 / 15
3 Rijk Zwaan
Total score 59.4 / 100
Genetic resources and intellectual property management 10.6 / 15
Governance and strategy 4.2 / 10
Genetic resources and intellectual property management 10.6 / 15
Research and development 10.0 / 20
Seed production 8.4 / 15
Marketing and sales 15.6 / 25
Capacity building 10.5 / 15
4 East-West Seed
Total score 81.9 / 100
Genetic resources and intellectual property management 9.4 / 15
Governance and strategy 8.3 / 10
Genetic resources and intellectual property management 9.4 / 15
Research and development 19.2 / 20
Seed production 11.3 / 15
Marketing and sales 19.5 / 25
Capacity building 14.3 / 15
5 Bayer
Total score 76.1 / 100
Genetic resources and intellectual property management 8.8 / 15
Governance and strategy 7.5 / 10
Genetic resources and intellectual property management 8.8 / 15
Research and development 15.8 / 20
Seed production 10.3 / 15
Marketing and sales 18.8 / 25
Capacity building 15.0 / 15
6 Acsen HyVeg
Total score 64.6 / 100
Genetic resources and intellectual property management 8.1 / 15
Governance and strategy 5.8 / 10
Genetic resources and intellectual property management 8.1 / 15
Research and development 15.8 / 20
Seed production 9.4 / 15
Marketing and sales 18.0 / 25
Capacity building 7.5 / 15
7 JK Agri Genetics
Total score 51.7 / 100
Genetic resources and intellectual property management 7.5 / 15
Governance and strategy 4.2 / 10
Genetic resources and intellectual property management 7.5 / 15
Research and development 13.3 / 20
Seed production 6.6 / 15
Marketing and sales 14.8 / 25
Capacity building 5.3 / 15
8 Limagrain
Total score 43.6 / 100
Genetic resources and intellectual property management 6.9 / 15
Governance and strategy 2.5 / 10
Genetic resources and intellectual property management 6.9 / 15
Research and development 13.3 / 20
Seed production 9.4 / 15
Marketing and sales 7.0 / 25
Capacity building 4.5 / 15
9 Bejo
Total score 23.6 / 100
Genetic resources and intellectual property management 6.3 / 15
Governance and strategy 0.8 / 10
Genetic resources and intellectual property management 6.3 / 15
Research and development 5.8 / 20
Seed production 3.8 / 15
Marketing and sales 3.9 / 25
Capacity building 3.0 / 15
10 Mahyco Grow
Total score 71.7 / 100
Genetic resources and intellectual property management 5.6 / 15
Governance and strategy 7.5 / 10
Genetic resources and intellectual property management 5.6 / 15
Research and development 16.7 / 20
Seed production 10.3 / 15
Marketing and sales 20.3 / 25
Capacity building 11.3 / 15
11 BASF
Total score 38.8 / 100
Genetic resources and intellectual property management 4.4 / 15
Governance and strategy 0.8 / 10
Genetic resources and intellectual property management 4.4 / 15
Research and development 7.5 / 20
Seed production 8.4 / 15
Marketing and sales 10.9 / 25
Capacity building 6.8 / 15
- Kalash Seed
Total score 43.8 / 100
Genetic resources and intellectual property management 4.4 / 15
Governance and strategy 2.5 / 10
Genetic resources and intellectual property management 4.4 / 15
Research and development 11.7 / 20
Seed production 7.5 / 15
Marketing and sales 13.3 / 25
Capacity building 4.5 / 15
- Lal Teer Seed
Total score 59.2 / 100
Genetic resources and intellectual property management 4.4 / 15
Governance and strategy 3.3 / 10
Genetic resources and intellectual property management 4.4 / 15
Research and development 15.0 / 20
Seed production 10.3 / 15
Marketing and sales 18.0 / 25
Capacity building 8.3 / 15
14 Namdhari Seeds
Total score 45.8 / 100
Genetic resources and intellectual property management 3.8 / 15
Governance and strategy 0.8 / 10
Genetic resources and intellectual property management 3.8 / 15
Research and development 14.2 / 20
Seed production 9.4 / 15
Marketing and sales 11.7 / 25
Capacity building 6.0 / 15
15 Enza Zaden
Total score 22.3 / 100
Genetic resources and intellectual property management 3.1 / 15
Governance and strategy 0.8 / 10
Genetic resources and intellectual property management 3.1 / 15
Research and development 9.2 / 20
Seed production 3.8 / 15
Marketing and sales 3.9 / 25
Capacity building 1.5 / 15
16 KWS
Total score 5.7 / 100
Genetic resources and intellectual property management 2.5 / 15
Governance and strategy 0.8 / 10
Genetic resources and intellectual property management 2.5 / 15
Research and development 0.0 / 20
Seed production 0.0 / 15
Marketing and sales 2.3 / 25
Capacity building 0.0 / 15
- Takii
Total score 35.4 / 100
Genetic resources and intellectual property management 2.5 / 15
Governance and strategy 0.0 / 10
Genetic resources and intellectual property management 2.5 / 15
Research and development 11.7 / 20
Seed production 6.6 / 15
Marketing and sales 10.2 / 25
Capacity building 4.5 / 15
18 Corteva Agriscience
Total score 39.4 / 100
Genetic resources and intellectual property management 1.9 / 15
Governance and strategy 4.2 / 10
Genetic resources and intellectual property management 1.9 / 15
Research and development 8.3 / 20
Seed production 6.6 / 15
Marketing and sales 11.7 / 25
Capacity building 6.8 / 15
- Sakata
Total score 36.5 / 100
Genetic resources and intellectual property management 1.9 / 15
Governance and strategy 0.0 / 10
Genetic resources and intellectual property management 1.9 / 15
Research and development 7.5 / 20
Seed production 9.4 / 15
Marketing and sales 12.5 / 25
Capacity building 5.3 / 15
20 BRAC Seed and Agro Enterprise
Total score 39.5 / 100
Genetic resources and intellectual property management 1.3 / 15
Governance and strategy 0.0 / 10
Genetic resources and intellectual property management 1.3 / 15
Research and development 10.8 / 20
Seed production 6.6 / 15
Marketing and sales 14.1 / 25
Capacity building 6.8 / 15
- Nuziveedu Seeds
Total score 23.9 / 100
Genetic resources and intellectual property management 1.3 / 15
Governance and strategy 0.8 / 10
Genetic resources and intellectual property management 1.3 / 15
Research and development 10.0 / 20
Seed production 5.6 / 15
Marketing and sales 4.7 / 25
Capacity building 1.5 / 15
22 Bioseed
Total score 21.7 / 100
Genetic resources and intellectual property management 0.0 / 15
Governance and strategy 0.0 / 10
Genetic resources and intellectual property management 0.0 / 15
Research and development 9.2 / 20
Seed production 5.6 / 15
Marketing and sales 4.7 / 25
Capacity building 2.3 / 15
- Charoen Pokphand Goup
Total score 22.0 / 100
Genetic resources and intellectual property management 0.0 / 15
Governance and strategy 0.8 / 10
Genetic resources and intellectual property management 0.0 / 15
Research and development 8.3 / 20
Seed production 2.8 / 15
Marketing and sales 7.8 / 25
Capacity building 2.3 / 15
- Indo-American Hybrid Seed
Total score 10.9 / 100
Genetic resources and intellectual property management 0.0 / 15
Governance and strategy 0.0 / 10
Genetic resources and intellectual property management 0.0 / 15
Research and development 6.7 / 20
Seed production 1.9 / 15
Marketing and sales 2.3 / 25
Capacity building 0.0 / 15
- Known-You Seed
Total score 15.9 / 100
Genetic resources and intellectual property management 0.0 / 15
Governance and strategy 0.8 / 10
Genetic resources and intellectual property management 0.0 / 15
Research and development 9.2 / 20
Seed production 2.8 / 15
Marketing and sales 2.3 / 25
Capacity building 0.8 / 15
- National Seeds Corporation
Total score 12.6 / 100
Genetic resources and intellectual property management 0.0 / 15
Governance and strategy 0.8 / 10
Genetic resources and intellectual property management 0.0 / 15
Research and development 0.0 / 20
Seed production 4.7 / 15
Marketing and sales 7.0 / 25
Capacity building 0.0 / 15
- Nongwoo Bio
Total score 8.5 / 100
Genetic resources and intellectual property management 0.0 / 15
Governance and strategy 0.0 / 10
Genetic resources and intellectual property management 0.0 / 15
Research and development 5.8 / 20
Seed production 1.9 / 15
Marketing and sales 0.8 / 25
Capacity building 0.0 / 15
- Punjab Seed Corporation
Total score 10.1 / 100
Genetic resources and intellectual property management 0.0 / 15
Governance and strategy 0.8 / 10
Genetic resources and intellectual property management 0.0 / 15
Research and development 0.0 / 20
Seed production 4.7 / 15
Marketing and sales 3.1 / 25
Capacity building 1.5 / 15
- Rallis India
Total score 21.3 / 100
Genetic resources and intellectual property management 0.0 / 15
Governance and strategy 1.7 / 10
Genetic resources and intellectual property management 0.0 / 15
Research and development 6.7 / 20
Seed production 3.8 / 15
Marketing and sales 4.7 / 25
Capacity building 4.5 / 15
- Rasi Seeds
Total score 22.1 / 100
Genetic resources and intellectual property management 0.0 / 15
Governance and strategy 0.0 / 10
Genetic resources and intellectual property management 0.0 / 15
Research and development 10.0 / 20
Seed production 2.8 / 15
Marketing and sales 6.3 / 25
Capacity building 3.0 / 15
- Vinaseed
Total score 10.9 / 100
Genetic resources and intellectual property management 0.0 / 15
Governance and strategy 0.0 / 10
Genetic resources and intellectual property management 0.0 / 15
Research and development 6.7 / 20
Seed production 1.9 / 15
Marketing and sales 2.3 / 25
Capacity building 0.0 / 15