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Headquarters : Werk Leverkusen D-51368 Leverkusen Germany Germany
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« Ethical » rating of Bayer AG , group and subsidiaries

Labor 2 Jobs -29% /1998 Pollution 10 Fraud 9 Offshore 5 Sales 30 Bn $.€ /year Profit 7 Bn $.€ /1998 Influence 11 Infocom 2
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2009Bayer is the world's third largest fertilizer manufacturer.Les Echos
2007Syngenta, Bayer, Monsanto, BASF, Dow and DuPont together sell 85 percent of the annual pesticide bought in the world, a market valued 30 billion US dollars.IPS
2007Bayer is Germany's largest drugmaker.Bloomberg
2006Bayer is the world's fourteenth-largest pharmaceutical group.Les Echos
2004Second-largest chemical group in Europe.Les Echos
Dystar AG Germany50
Schering AG Germany100AFP
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address & contact : production type
incentive source
Argentina Argentina
Zarate :
Argentina Argentina
Pilar :
Brazil Brazil
Belford Roxo :
Brazil Brazil
Porto Feliz :
China China
 Les Echos
China China
Caojing, Shanghai :
 Les Echos
Hong-Kong Hong-Kong
Offshore finance, secret bank account, tax haven, shell companies or free zone(s) Centro Nuovo Modello di Sviluppo
Indonesia Indonesia
 Occupational Safety
Ireland Ireland
Dublin : R&D
Offshore finance, secret bank account, tax haven, shell companies or free zone(s) Les Echos
Luxembourg Luxembourg
Offshore finance, secret bank account, tax haven, shell companies or free zone(s) Centro Nuovo Modello di Sviluppo
Mexico Mexico
 Sistema de Informacion de la Industria Maquiladora
Singapore Singapore
Bayer (Singapore) Pte.Ltd. :
Offshore finance, secret bank account, tax haven, shell companies or free zone(s)
Switzerland Switzerland
Bayer International S.A. :
Offshore finance, secret bank account, tax haven, shell companies or free zone(s)
Switzerland Switzerland
Bayer (Schweiz) AG, Grubenstraße 6 8045 Zurich :
Offshore finance, secret bank account, tax haven, shell companies or free zone(s)
Turkey Turkey
Bayer Türk Kimya San.Ltd.Sti, P.K. 688 80225 Sisli Istanbul :

  • Human impact

year name
photo position; compensation
2004Starck, HC
See the photo of: Starck, HC Chairman;
2003Ellrich, Karl-Josef
See the photo of: Ellrich, Karl-Josef Monitoring Committee;
2003Gipperich, Erhard
See the photo of: Gipperich, Erhard Chairman;
2003Kronen, Petra
See the photo of: Kronen, Petra Monitoring Committee;
2003Schulte, Dieter
See the photo of: Schulte, Dieter Monitoring Committee;
2003Weber, Jurgen
See the photo of: Weber, Jurgen Monitoring Committee;
2003Wendlandt, Siegfried
See the photo of: Wendlandt, Siegfried Monitoring Committee;
2003Winnacker, Ernst-Ludwig
See the photo of: Winnacker, Ernst-Ludwig Monitoring Committee;
2003Wunderlich, Hermann
See the photo of: Wunderlich, Hermann Monitoring Committee;
2002Achleitner, Paul
See the photo of: Achleitner, Paul Chairman;
2002Ackermann, Josef
See the photo of: Ackermann, Josef Monitoring Committee;
2002De Win, Thomas
See the photo of: De Win, Thomas Monitoring Committee;
2002Hellmuth, Thomas
See the photo of: Hellmuth, Thomas Monitoring Committee;
2002Henkel, Hans-Olaf
See the photo of: Henkel, Hans-Olaf Monitoring Committee;
2002Kornblum, John Christian
See the photo of: Kornblum, John Christian Monitoring Committee;
2002Kühn, Klaus
See the photo of: Kühn, Klaus Chief Financial Officer;
2002Pott, Richard
See the photo of: Pott, Richard Director;
2002Schenk, Wolfgang
See the photo of: Schenk, Wolfgang Monitoring Committee;
2002Schmoldt, Hubertus
See the photo of: Schmoldt, Hubertus Monitoring Committee;
2002Wendt, Reinhard
See the photo of: Wendt, Reinhard Monitoring Committee;
2002Wenning, Werner
See the photo of: Wenning, Werner Chairman of the Executive committee;
2000Bischoff, Werner
See the photo of: Bischoff, Werner Monitoring Committee;
2000Kohlhaussen, Martin
See the photo of: Kohlhaussen, Martin Monitoring Committee;
2000Lennings, Manfred
See the photo of: Lennings, Manfred Monitoring Committee;
2000Maucher, Helmut O
See the photo of: Maucher, Helmut O Director;
2000Molnar, Attila
See the photo of: Molnar, Attila Director;
Corporate Europe Observatory
2000Van Wachem, Lodewijk
See the photo of: Van Wachem, Lodewijk Monitoring Committee;
2000Von Pierer, Heinrich
See the photo of: Von Pierer, Heinrich Monitoring Committee;
1999Kopper, Hilmar
See the photo of: Kopper, Hilmar Monitoring Committee;
1999Schneider, Manfred
See the photo of: Schneider, Manfred Chief Executive Officer;
1999Strenger, Hermann J
See the photo of: Strenger, Hermann J Monitoring Committee;
1996Oels, Udo
See the photo of: Oels, Udo Director;
social impact : country
Internal restructuring: France
Les Echos
ILO violation 138 : Bayer's subcontractors for the cotton harvest in the States of Pradesh, Gujarat, Karnataka and Tamil Nadu, employ hundreds of thousands of teenagers of less than 18 years old and children of less than 14 years old.: India
Business Standard
Merger/Acquisition: Bayer cuts about 20% of Shering's workforce in Berlin.: Germany
Les Echos
Merger/Acquisition: United States of America
Les Echos
Internal restructuring: Germany
Les Echos
Merger/Acquisition: Bayer plans to cut 10% of the combined workforce of Bayer and Schering.: Germany
Les Echos
Internal restructuring: France
France 3
Les Echos
Les Echos
Les Echos
Les Echos
Les Echos
Les Echos
Les Echos
Les Echos
Les Echos
BBC News
Les Echos
Centro Nuovo Modello di Sviluppo
ILO violation 138 : Child labor: Indonesia
Occupational Safety
social impact : country
 24 informations, access to subscribers
country : consequences
2007Brazil : The marketing of the transgenic variety of corn Libertlink resistant to insects was approved by Brazil's national technical Commission of biosecurity.AFP
2007United States of America brand: Cropsciences : Cropsciences sells GM rice seeds. This transgenic rice is authorized by the department of agriculture despite having contaminated fields and shipments of non-GM rice.
2006France Les Echos
2004brand: Baycol : Bayer aurait dissimulé les effets secondaires de son anticholestérol. Bayer a déjà versé 1,1 milliard de dollars à des familles de victimes dans le cadre de règlements à l'amiable. Plus de 6.000 procès sont encore en cours.Les Echos
2003Norway : Severe contamination with Polychlorinated Biphenyls (PCBs) in the Oslo fjord: compensation 3,5 millions eurosBayerwatch
2002Peru : Poisoning of 42 childrenPANUPS
2001Brazil : Belford Roxo: contamination de la rivière Sarapui avec des PCB, métaux lourds, benzenamines halogénées, benzenes chlorésGreenpeace
2001brand: Baycol : "FDA has received reports of 31 U.S. deaths due to severe rhabdomyolysis (muscle weakness) associated with use of Baycol'', 52 décès recensés dans le monde.Bayerwatch
1999brand: Olaquindox : Cancérigène (cancer du sein et de la prostate)Centro Nuovo Modello di Sviluppo
  : Pesticide PCBGreensboro News Record

  • Subsidy

yearfinancial misdemeanorsalesincome source
2007 The European Commission has fined Bayer AG, Denka Group, EI Du Pont de Nemours & Co, Dow Chemical Co, ENI and Tosoh Corp a total of 243.2 mln eur for participating in a cartel for chloroprene rubber between 1993 and 2002. The companies involved shared the market and fixed prices for chloroprene rubber, which is used for rubber components in a range of industrial products such as latex for the production of diving equipment, condoms, and the inner soles of shoes and as an adhesive.     CNN
2005 Portugal’s Competition Authority has fined five drug companies a total of EUR 16 millions for operating a cartel. The companies, Johnson and Johnson, Abbott Laboratories, Bayer, Menarini Diagnosticos, Roche Holding AG, fixed prices during 36 bidding processes to supply 22 hospitals from November 2001 to January 2003.     Reuters
2005 Europe's competition authority has fined Bayer 58.9 million euros for running a rubber chemicals cartel in Europe. The Commission added that it had "firm and convincing evidence" of the existence of a cartel during the years 1996-2001, but had also seen indications of collusion dating back to the 1970s.     Reuters
2005 Aux Etats-Unis, Wolfgang Koch, directeur de la branche caoutchouc de Bayer, a reconnu sa culpabilité dans une affaire d'entente sur les prix dans le secteur du caoutchouc de synthèse. Pendant trois ans, Bayer s'est mis d'accord avec son concurrent Crompton pour maintenir à un niveau élevé le prix du caoutchouc vendu aux fabricants de pneus et aux de chaussures.     Los Angeles Times
2004   29,80,6   billion Eu€
2004 Amende de 33 milions dollars pour pratiques anticoncurrentielles entre 1998 et 2002     Les Barons Marqués
2004 Investigation price fixing in half a dozen chemicals used in plastics, rubber and synthetic materials in the United States, Canada, Europe and Japan.     Reuters
2003   28,57-1,36   billion Eu€
2003 Surfacturation: a changé le nom de ses médicaments pour les écouler plus cher à l'administration fédérale états-unienne: amende de 257 millions de $US.     L'Expansion
2002   29,621,06   billion Eu€
2002 Price-fixing of rubber chemicals.     Financial Times
2001 Cadeaux aux médecins français qui prescrivent du Staltor: week-ends dans des Relais et Châteaux, des soirées au Ritz et même un logiciel médical d'une valeur de 10 000 F     Le Canard Enchaîné
2001   25,790,86   billion US$
2000   30,971,84   billion Eu€
1999   27,322   billion Eu€
1998   32,931,89   billion US$
yearfinancial misdemeanorsalesincomeassetsbuybacksource
 16 informations, access to subscribers
purpose : intermediary/lobby : institution
2000Limit the legal liability, no price control, no list of preferred drugs, hampers the approval and marketing of generic drugs, no drug imports, no limit to drug advertising… : Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America : : US government, congress, senate translateWashington Post
2000Prevent binding environmental regulations (environmental protection through economic growth, self-regulation and free trade) : WBCSD (World Business Council for Sustainable Development) : : United Nations translateCorporate Europe Observatory
2000lift the ban on bovine growth hormon : FEDESA : : European Commission translateFedesa
2000Market access (through WTO), cheaper energy (through energy liberalization in Europe); uniform rules to enable the patenting of plants and animals (through TRIPS); prevent advert legislation on chemicals, self-regulation instead; : CEFIC (European Chemical Industry Council) : : European Commission translateCorporate Europe Observatory
2000Lift the ban on bovine growth hormons, the moratorium on GMOs : EFPIA (European Federation of Pharmaceutical Industry Associations) : : European Commission translateEFPIA
1999Market admission for genetically modified organisms : EuropaBio : : European Commission translateCorporate Europe Observatory
1999Deregulation and "maximum liberalization" through WTO, GATS : TABD (Transatlantic Business Dialogue) : : US Government / European Commission translateCorporate Europe Observatory
1999Access to public services (privatization through GATS) : ERT (European Roundtable of Industrialists) : : European Commission translateCorporate Europe Observatory
1998Regulation favorable to company's interests : Contribution to Candidate's Political Action Committee : amount: 188 thousand US$ : US President, Congress, Senate translateCenter for Responsive Politics
1996 : Miles Inc : amount: 49 thousand US$ : Parti USA (Election) translateMultinational Monitor
purpose : intermediary/lobby : institution
 10 informations, access to subscribers
dubious practice : image
2007Disinformation: Bayer affirmed that it had reduced in a drastic way its CO2 emissions. However, it was proved that the multinational had done nothing but withdraw of its assessment the emissions emitted by subsidiary companies which it had sold.: Novethic
2004slogan: Sciences For A Better Life;
2004slogan: La science améliore la vie.;
2004slogan: Etudier la vie. Réaliser ses rêves.;
2001ad budget: 320 million US$; Advertising Age
2000ad budget: 354 million US$; Advertising Age
2000Arguable partnership: Global Compact with the United Nations: value: Respects human, social and environmental laws; ONU
1999slogan: Nous ne soignons plus aujourd'hui comme hier.;
1998ad budget: 434 million US$; Advertising Age
1998 value: Compétence, responsabilité; slogan: Etre compétent, c'est aussi être responsable;
1998slogan: La via d'uscita.;
1997ad budget: 410 million US$; Advertising Age

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