Mission and Values

This is Bayer

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.

Guided by our purpose Science For A Better Life, we are striving to prevent and cure disease, improve everyday health and help feed a growing population.

We deliver breakthrough innovations in healthcare and agriculture and contribute to a world in which:
- diseases are not only treated by effectively prevented or cured;
- people can take care of their own health more effectively;
- enough food is produced for all while respecting our planet’s natural resources; and
- business growth and sustainability go hand-in-hand

In short, we contribute to health for all, hunger for none.

Read more here: https://www.bayer.com/en/bayer-group

Exclusive Focus on the Life Science Businesses

The Bayer Group is managed as a life science company with three divisions – Pharmaceuticals, Consumer Health and Crop Science. The Enabling Functions support the operational business.
 The Pharmaceuticals division focuses on prescription products, especially for cardiology and women’s healthcare, and on specialty therapeutics in the areas of oncology, and ophthalmology. The division also comprises the radiology business, which markets diagnostic imaging equipment together with the necessary contrast agents .
 The Consumer Health division markets mainly nonprescription (OTC = over-the-counter) products in the dermatology, nutritional supplement, analgesic, digestive health, cold, allergy, sinus and flu categories .
 The Crop Science division is a world-leading agriculture enterprise with businesses in seeds, crop protection and nonagricultural pest control. The Crop Protection / Seeds operating unit markets a broad portfolio of high-value seeds and innovative pest management solutions, while at the same time providing extensive customer service for sustainable agriculture. The Environmental Science operating unit provides products and services for professional nonagricultural applications, such as vector and pest control and forestry .

Our Values

Our corporate culture is built on our LIFE values, which are firmly anchored in our company and provide us with guidance in our daily work. LIFE stands for Leadership, Integrity, Flexibility and Efficiency.
Everything we do is aligned with these values.

Read more here: https://www.bayer.com/en/commitments/our-values