Bayer is an inventor company with a long tradition of research. By applying science to the major global challenges, we deliver innovations that address unmet customer and market needs.
Our focus on innovation is the key to maintaining or gaining a leading position in every market in which we operate. It is also the foundation for improving the lives of many millions of people:
We help patients around the world by preventing, alleviating and curing diseases as well as improving diagnosis.
We ensure a sufficient supply of high-quality food, feed and fiber.
We make significant contributions in the fields of energy and resource efficiency, mobility and home living - to name just a few.
By working sustainably and accepting our role as a socially and ethically responsible corporate citizen - and by committing to our Bayer values - we create benefits for the communities in which we live.
Science For A Better Life: this is the promise we all give to our stakeholders.
Bayer's corporate culture is an important factor in the company's success. Central to this culture are our values: Leadership, Integrity, Flexibility and Efficiency, summarized by the term LIFE.
They provide us with guidance for our daily work as we seek solutions to the major challenges of our time, in line with our mission statement "Bayer: Science For A Better Life."
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
Additional examples for managers with personnel responsibility
Provide clarity and direction
Think and act strategically
Demand and recognize performance
Ensure employability of staff by developing and coaching
Build a strong and diverse talent pipeline
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