Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Bayer doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 64

Bayer has a DitchCarbon Score of 64, indicating a moderate level of sustainability in their operations. This score reflects the company’s efforts to manage and reduce its carbon intensity. A higher score would suggest even greater success in minimizing their environmental impact through lower carbon emissions.

This was calculated based on 30+ company specific emissions data points, the higher the score, the better. Check out our methodology.

Industry emissions intensity

Very low




Very high

Bayer, a company in the research and development sector, has a carbon intensity ranking of very low. Some industries are more damaging than others, this ranking gives you an indication of how carbon intensive the industry is which this company operates in.

Location emissions intensity

Very low




Very high

Bayer, located in Germany, operates in a region with a medium carbon intensity rating. This indicates that the country’s energy mix and industrial practices have a moderate impact on the company’s sustainability efforts.

...this company is doing 12.64% better in emissions than the industry average.

Bayer is a multinational company headquartered in Leverkusen, Germany, founded in 1863. Operating primarily in the research and development sector, Bayer specializes in life sciences with a focus on healthcare and agriculture. The company offers a range of products and services aimed at improving quality of life, addressing societal challenges, and promoting sustainable resource use through innovation.

Good news, Bayer has set ambitious SBTi climate commitments

Bayer has established Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) commitments to significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions from their operations, aligning with the ambitious goal of limiting global warming to 1.5°C. This involves implementing strategies to lower emissions within their direct operations and indirect energy usage.

There’s always room for improvement,

DitchCarbon recommends...

Bayer should establish and pursue clear, science-based targets for reducing their Scope 3 emissions, while enhancing transparency in their reporting and encouraging sustainability across their entire supply chain, potentially decreasing their emissions by 35%.

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Our methodology

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