Monarch Tractor Recognized in Three Categories of Fast Company’s Best World Changing Ideas: North America, Energy And Food

Monarch tractor has been recognized in three categories of the Fast Company’s 2020 World Changing Ideas Awards. The Monarch tractor was named as a finalist in the Best World Changing Idea North America and Best World Changing Idea Energy categories, and an honorable mention in the Food category. Winners were announced on April 28, honoring the businesses, policies, projects, and concepts that are actively engaged and deeply committed to flattening the curve when it comes to the climate crisis, social injustice, or economic inequality.

This acknowledgment follows Monarch’s Top 10 Best New Products win at the World Ag Expo in February. Monarch tractor is working to utilize 21st century technology to empower farmers by enabling profitable implementation of sustainable & organic practices. The Monarch electric tractor platform combines mechanization, automation, and data analysis to enhance farmer’s existing operations, alleviate labor shortages, and maximize yields.

Now in its fourth year, the World Changing Ideas Awards showcase 26 winners alongside finalists, and honorable mentions—with Health and Wellness, Corporate Social Responsibility, and Artificial Intelligence and Data among the most popular categories. A panel of eminent judges selected winners and finalists from a pool of more than 3,000 entries across transportation, education, food, politics, technology, and more. The 2020 awards feature entries from across the globe, from Vancouver to Singapore to Tel Aviv.

Illustrating how some of the world’s most inventive entrepreneurs and companies are addressing grave global challenges, Fast Company’s May/June issue celebrates the Monarch Tractor, among an impressive list of innovative organizations.

We are honored to be recognized among such a remarkable group of organizations working to alleviate some of the most difficult challenges facing the world today. We believe in empowering today’s farmers through efficient and profitable implementation of regenerative agricultural practices and look forward to delivering a platform for continued improvements to the future of farming.

“There seems no better time to recognize organizations that are using their ingenuity, resources, and, in some cases, their scale to tackle society’s biggest problems,” says Stephanie Mehta, editor-in-chief of Fast Company. “Our journalists, under the leadership of senior editor Morgan Clendaniel, have uncovered some of the smartest and most inspiring projects of the year.”

Monarch Tractor: The Monarch Tractor is the world’s most powerful compact tractor. It’s a fully electric, robust tractor platform with advanced sensors, connectivity, exportable power, and much more. The Monarch Tractor was designed from the ground up to serve the modern farmer with robust functionality, automation, and smart technology.

World Changing Ideas Awards: World Changing Ideas is one of Fast Company’s major annual awards programs and is focused on social good, seeking to elevate finished products and brave concepts that make the world better. A panel of judges from across sectors choose winners, finalists, and honorable mentions based on feasibility and the potential for impact. With a goal of awarding ingenuity and fostering innovation, Fast Company draws attention to ideas with great potential and helps them expand their reach to inspire more people to start working on solving the problems that affect us all. Find the full list of honorees here.

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