- Bayer (FRA:BAY) publishes Sustainable Development Report 2010

The Report focuses on the company's sustainability performance in 2010
Jul 5, 2011 8:55 AM ET
Press Release

(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) July 5, 2011 - “For Bayer sustainable development forms an integral part of our corporate policy, which is geared toward long-term success and high-quality solutions. In this sense, innovative and sustainable solutions address the core of our business,” emphasizes Marijn Dekkers, Chairman of the Board of Management of Bayer AG.

Bayer’s Sustainable Development Report 2010 focuses on the company’s sustainability performance in 2010. It documents the progress Bayer has made in its focus areas of global health care provision, nutrition for a growing world population and climate and resource conservation, and gives information on the strategic anchoring of sustainability in the Group.

To accentuate the company commitment to sustainability, Bayer set ambitious new targets to be achieved by 2015. These targets shall support the enhanced integration of sustainability into our business activities along the entire value chain.

The publication also reports in detail on Bayer’s sustainability achievements in the fields of management & corporate governance, employees, innovation & products, ecology and social commitment.

For the first time, Bayer put additional in-depth information on the Internet. You will find the online version and a pdf of the printed Sustainable Development Report along with the online supplement to the SD-Report at Hard copies may be ordered in English and German. Please send your request to

The reporting is aligned to the G3 guidelines of the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI). As with the previous report, GRI has stated that the requirements for the highest reporting level “A+” have been fulfilled.

The full report (printable and online version) has been reviewed by corporate auditors Ernst & Young.
Bayer welcomes your feedback on this report by sending an email to:

The Bayer Group is one of the world’s leading companies in the fields of health care, nutrition and high-tech materials: with 111,400 employees’ worldwide and annual sales of 35,08 billion Euros (2010).


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