On to Wilmington

Companies from around the world to be honored for their commitment to stewardship, community, and sustainability during a week of celebration highlighted by a gala banquet.

The judging is complete. The winners have been selected. Celebration Week is less than three months away.


The Best is Yet to Come — Judges meet in mid-April to select the 2017 winners

The entry deadline for the 27th Environmental Respect Awards has passed, but that moment is just the first of several exciting moments to come. In all, more than 200 companies from 24 countries filled out the extensive application in hopes of earning bragging rights as a winner in the prestigious environmental stewardship program presented by CropLife® and AgriBusiness Global® magazines with the support of DuPont Crop Protection.


Slideshow: Brantwyn Estates and Poster Presentation

The Brantwyn Estate is the childhood home of Pierre S. du Pont, IV,  a  United States Representative for Delaware from 1971 to 1977 and also the 68th Governor of Delaware from 1977 to 1985. Today, the estate is used to host a variety of events, including weddings. It is also a part of the festivities that comprise…


Slideshow: Chesapeake Farms

  DuPont’s Chesapeake Farms is 3,300-acre agricultural and wildlife management research, demonstration and education area located on the eastern shore of the Chesapeake Bay near Chestertown, MD. The company uses the site to demonstrate, promote, and research products for all segments of the business. It serves as the flagship of environmental stewardship for crop protection by investigating, demonstrating,…


Slideshow: A Visit to Longwood Gardens

The DuPont family has a long and storied connection to Wilmington, DE and the surrounding communities. It would be hard to overstate the family’s impact on the area. Businesses, hospitals, hotels, and a variety of other sites share the DuPont name or were developed or supported by a leaf on that family tree. The Longwood…