Our Commitment to

Sustainability

Contributing to sustainable development has become a core element of Bayer’s corporate strategy. We are increasingly focusing our activities on providing more people in all the regions of the world with access to health care and food and devising solutions to the challenges presented by climate change and protecting the environment.

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By making sustainability an even stronger part of our strategy and operations, we aim to achieve long-term returns and generate a positive impact for society and the environment. In line with the Sustainable Development Goals of the United Nations and the Paris Agreement, the company has set ambitious targets to be achieved by 2030.

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Key Topics of Our Strategy

Bayer is a Life Science company with a more than 150-year history and core competencies in the areas of health care and nutrition. Our innovative prowess enables us to contribute significantly toward meeting the Sustainable Development Goals set by the United Nations with regard to combating hunger (Goal 2) and providing health care (Goal 3). Our work also helps the fight against poverty (Goal 1). In addition, we are sharpening our focus on empowering women (Goal 5), redoubling our efforts to reduce greenhouse gases and tackle the impacts of climate change (Goal 13) and protecting life on land (Goal 15).

Raising the Bar

As a new leader in agriculture, Bayer has a heightened responsibility and the unique potential to advance farming for the benefit of society and the planet. We are committed to living up to this responsibility and using our full potential.