Our Commitment to



For Bayer, sustainability means shaping the future successfully and, as part of our corporate strategy, is an integral part of our day-to-day work routines.

Dr. Hartmut Klusik

Sustainability is a core element of our strategy and we are committed to strengthen the positive impact of our business to society.

Our Key Topics

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

What We Achieved

We develop our sustainability targets further every fiscal year. Find out in the diagrams below how our indicators in the fields of employees, safety and handling resources have changed over the years.


Recordable Incident Rate (RIR)


Number of nationalities in the Group Leadership Circle (%)


Energy efficiency (MWh/t) Life Sciences


Specific greenhouse gas emissions
(CO² equivalent in t/manufactured sales volume in t)


Volume of process wastewater (million m3

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