Nonfinancial and Other Disclosures by Bayer AG

Due to the importance of Bayer AG within the Bayer Group, further disclosures are required. This pertains especially to reporting on significant nonfinancial information, which also became mandatory for the parent company Bayer AG as a result of the CSR Directive Implementation Act that came into effect in 2017.

The integrated presentation was selected in the management report for the nonfinancial statement to be issued in 2018 pursuant to Section 289b through e of the German Commercial Code (HGB). All disclosures, provisions, described processes and key data contained in the preceding statements in the management report apply to the Bayer Group including Bayer AG. No additional aspects were identified pursuant to the CSR Directive Implementation Act that apply exclusively to Bayer AG.

The following table contains significant nonfinancial and other key data of Bayer AG. Further information on the business performance and the situation of the company is found in “Earnings; Asset and Financial Position of Bayer AG.”

Significant Nonfinancial and Other Key Data of Bayer AG

 

 

2017

 

2018

2017 figures restated

1

Full-time equivalents (FTEs)

R&D expenses (€ million)

 

2,186

 

2,331

Employees1

 

17,072

 

17,276

Employees by function1

 

 

 

 

Production

 

8,858

 

9,188

Marketing and distribution

 

936

 

887

R&D

 

5,468

 

5,368

Administration

 

1,810

 

1,833

Employees by gender1

 

 

 

 

Women

 

6,104

 

6,248

Men

 

10,968

 

11,028

Personnel expenses (€ million)

 

2,045

 

2,571

Pension obligations (€ million)

 

4,251

 

4,514

Short-term incentive program (€ million)

 

194

 

277

Procurement spend (€ million)

 

3.9

 

4.2

Safety

 

 

 

 

Recordable Incident Rate (RIR)

 

0.53

 

0.50

Lost Time Recordable Incident Rate (LTRIR)

 

0.35

 

0.37

Loss of Primary Containment Incident Rate (LoPC-IR)

 

0.21

 

0.25

Environmental protection

 

 

 

 

Total energy consumption (terajoules)

 

7,878

 

7,239

Total greenhouse gas emissions (million metric tons of CO2 equivalents)

 

0.69

 

0.55

Water use (million cubic meters)

 

4.74

 

4.92

Total waste generated (1,000 metric tons)

 

302

 

268

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