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Bayer is a multinational pharmaceutical and biotechnology company founded in 1863 and based in Leverkusen, Germany. With over 100,000 employees working in 83 countries, Bayer is one of the largest pharmaceutical companies in the world. In addition to pharmaceuticals, Bayer's business operations also cover consumer healthcare products, agricultural chemicals, seeds and biotechnology products.

Ranking position
#4 /380
Total score
44.9 /100
Industry Rank
Agricultural inputs #1
Food and agriculture #4
Measurement area Score Rank (0-380)

Governance and strategy

#1 72.8 /100 #2

Ecosystems and biodiversity

#1 32.2 /100 #7

Social inclusion and community impact

#1 53.6 /100 #12
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More about the company

Leverkusen, Germany
Number of employees
Group revenue
USD 53,409,473,684
Ownership structure
Publicly listed

This company is part of the SDG2000, the 2000 most influential companies

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