Fundamental Information About the Group

Corporate Profile and Structure

  • The foundation for our success: innovation strength
  • Bayer supports efforts to attain U.N. Sustainable Development Goals
  • Largest acquisition in Bayer’s history bolsters agricultural business

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Corporate Profile Corporate Structure

Strategy and Management

  • Corporate strategy targets long-term profitable growth
  • Group targets reflect our integrated business approach
  • Comprehensive range of portfolio, efficiency and structural measures through 2022
  • Sustainability management underpins all business activities

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Strategy and Targets Management Systems Sustainability Management

Focus on Innovation

  • Merger of the research activities of Bayer and Monsanto establishes foundation for Breakthrough innovation is a term used to describe disruptive innovations in the form of pioneering advances in technology and business models with the power to change markets. in the agriculture industry
  • Joint precision cardiology laboratory opened at the Broad Institute in Boston; oncology portfolio strengthened by registration of larotrectinib (tradename: Vitrakvi™) in the United States, the first treatment with an initial registration in a tumor-agnostic indication
  • Synthetic biology joint venture Joyn Bio commences operations to improve nitrogen fixation in agriculture
  • Social innovation To tackle the challenges of our time, we need to think and work in a way that goes beyond the boundaries of scientific disciplines and institutions – both in the science sector and social domain. The term defines the process by which new social practices emerge, prevail and become more widespread in various areas of society. in Africa – driven by collaborations with the myAgro and One Acre Fund social enterprises

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Pharmaceuticals Consumer Health Crop Science Animal Health

Commitment to Employees and Society

  • Defining our corporate culture through ethics, dialogue and diversity
  • Focusing on integrating employees from the acquired agriculture business
  • Unreserved commitment to supporting human rights
  • Wide-ranging societal engagement

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Employee Data Group Employee Numbers Creating Attractive Working Conditions Ethics, Dialogue, Diversity, Responsibility Human Rights Societal Engagement

Procurement and Supplier Management

  • Sustainability criteria consistently anchored in supply management
  • Expansion of supplier development in the area of sustainability

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Procurement and Supplier Management

Safety for People and the Environment

  • Transparency initiative: publication of safety studies on crop protection products
  • Safety first: prevention of accidents and incidents has top priority
  • Environmental and safety KPIs: successful integration of acquired agriculture business

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Product Stewardship Safety Environmental Protection

Nonfinancial and other disclosures by Bayer AG

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Nonfinancial and Other Disclosures

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