Bayer: Science For A Better Life.

Bayer is a Life Science company with a more than 150-year history and core competencies in the areas of health care and agriculture. With our innovative products, we are contributing to finding solutions to some of the major challenges of our time.

Bayer Mission, Vision and Values: Science For A Better Life

A growing and aging world population requires an adequate supply of food and improved medical care. Our research and development activities are therefore focused on improving people’s quality of life by preventing, alleviating and treating diseases.

At the same time, we are making an important contribution to providing a reliable supply of high-quality food, feed and plant-based raw materials. Our understanding of the biochemical processes in living organisms helps us address these demanding challenges.

Our goal is to achieve and maintain leadership positions in our markets. In this way we create value for our customers, stockholders and employees, at the same time strengthening the company’s earning power. To this end, our strategy is designed to help solve some of the most pressing challenges facing mankind.

Our LIFE Values

Bayer LIFE Values: Leadership, Integrity, Flexibility, Efficiency

We are committed to operating sustainably and addressing our social and ethical responsibilities. We also respect the interests of all our stakeholders. Employees with a passion for innovation enjoy excellent development opportunities at Bayer.


In fulfilling our mission, we are guided by our corporate values. Represented by the acronym LIFE. LIFE stands for Leadership, Integrity, Flexibility and Efficiency.

Our Values. Our Stories.

“Passion to innovate | Power to change” expresses what someone who works or wants to work for Bayer can expect and what characterizes us as an employer.

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These values apply to everyone at Bayer and are firmly integrated into our global performance management system for managerial employees. Our value culture ensures a common identity throughout the enterprise across national boundaries, management hierarchies and cultural differences.

Each of these four values is illustrated with seven examples:

Leadership

Bayer LIFE Values: Leadership
  • Be passionate for people and performance
  • Show personal drive, inspire and motivate others
  • Be accountable for actions and results, successes and failures
  • Treat others fairly and with respect
  • Give clear, candid and timely feedback
  • Manage conflicts constructively
  • Create value for all our stakeholders

Integrity

Bayer LIFE Values: Integrity
  • Be a role model
  • Comply with laws, regulations and good business practices
  • Trust others and build trustful relationships
  • Be honest and reliable
  • Listen attentively and communicate appropriately
  • Ensure sustainability: balance short-term results with long-term requirements
  • Care about people, safety and the environment

Flexibility

Bayer LIFE Values: Flexibility
  • Drive change actively
  • Be ready to adapt to future trends and needs
  • Challenge the status quo
  • Think and act with customers in mind
  • Seek out opportunities and take calculated risks
  • Be open-minded
  • Embrace lifelong learning

Efficiency

Bayer LIFE Values: Efficiency
  • Manage resources smartly
  • Focus on activities that create value
  • Do things simply and effectively
  • Deliver with appropriate costs, speed and quality
  • Speed up good decision-making
  • Be accountable for consistent execution
  • Collaborate for better solutions
Last updated: February 22, 2017 Copyright © Bayer AG
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