Bayer is an international company that has core competencies in health, nutrition and high-tech materials. Our products and services are designed to benefit people and in order to improve their quality of life. At the same time, we want to create value through innovation, growth and a greater ability to profit.
Bayer has committed to support the principles of sustainable development and acts as a socially and ethically responsible citizen. In fiscal year 2012, the Group with a total of about 110 500 employees posted sales of 39.8 billion euros. Capital expenditures amounted to EUR 2 billion, and research and development spending 3 billion.