Bayer To Focus on Food Production and Food Security at COP28

Nov 9, 2023 3:35 PM ET
"Bayer crop science Sustainability progress report" on a close up view of waterdrops on a leaf.

The 28th UN Climate Conference – known also as COP28 – is just around the corner. Food production and food security will be featured prominently at this year's COP… and for good reason: devastating crop losses were apparent this summer, and climate is putting an increasing strain on agriculture.

At the same time, agriculture is also a major contributor to climate change. The only way forward is to radically transform today’s farming methods and switch to more sustainable agriculture practices. At Bayer, we're determined to enable regenerative agriculture that uses fewer inputs and delivers benefits to the environment while still increasing productivity and global food production.

Have a read here to learn how we are working towards this mission and transparently tracking our progress along the way.


Bayer is a global enterprise with core competencies in the life science fields of health care and nutrition. Its products and services are designed to help people and planet thrive by supporting efforts to master the major challenges presented by a growing and aging global population. Bayer is committed to drive sustainable development and generate a positive impact with its businesses. At the same time, the Group aims to increase its earning power and create value through innovation and growth. The Bayer brand stands for trust, reliability and quality throughout the world. In fiscal 2020, the Group employed around 100,000 people and had sales of 41.4 billion euros. R&D expenses before special items amounted to 4.9 billion euros. For more information, go to

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