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Shaping the Future Of Sustainable Agriculture

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We’re committed to a world in which biodiversity thrives in harmony with humankind. Where hunger and climate change are terms relegated to history books. Where farms are more sustainable, consisting of plants that are more adaptive and resilient, to help increase economic prosperity for all families and their communities. In short, where agriculture is part of the solution to many of the planet’s biggest challenges.

When Women Succeed, We All Succeed

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International Women’s Day, annually held on the 8th March, is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women, but the day also marks a call to action for accelerating gender parity. At Bayer, we have the privilege to co-lead our global Business Resource Group GROW which stands for Growing Representation and Opportunities for Women. In these roles, we would like to use the platform of our CEO to celebrate IWD 2021.

"Our families, our communities, and our companies are better when diversity wins"

Fighting Climate Change on the Farm and in the Checkout Line

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What if you—yes, you—could do something every day to actively fight climate change? What if it were as simple and familiar as going to the grocery store? Here’s how a new Bayer initiative could put the power to rewrite the carbon story directly into your hands. 

Bayer's Unmatched R&D Investment Powers Industry-Leading Crop Science Portfolio

Summary: 
  • Commercialized ten new formulations and more than 430 new hybrids and varieties across corn, soybeans, cotton and vegetables. Three biotech trait projects advance to launch phase
  • Advanced eight new small molecule crop protection actives
  • Leading soybean pipeline to offer the greatest weed control flexibility, premium genetics
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  • Commercialized ten new formulations and more than 430 new hybrids and varieties across corn, soybeans, cotton and vegetables. Three biotech trait projects advance to launch phase
  • Advanced eight new small molecule crop protection actives
  • Leading soybean pipeline to offer the greatest weed control flexibility, premium genetics

Pink Tomatoes & Petite Peppers: Innovating for Taste and Nutrition

Episode 6: Nutrition changes constantly. It is as dynamic as life itself. And as our understanding of health and nutrition evolves, so does our food.
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What did you last eat? And why? Don’t worry, we won’t tell anyone. After all, it’s not entirely up to you.

The food that ends up on our plate is the result of global trade dynamics, cultural norms, seasonality, marketing, thousands of years of plant breeding, and personal tastes. And it’s all constantly changing. In this episode, we discover how nutrition evolves over time, and how crop science keeps up.

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What did you last eat? And why? Don’t worry, we won’t tell anyone. After all, it’s not entirely up to you.

The food that ends up on our plate is the result of global trade dynamics, cultural norms, seasonality, marketing, thousands of years of plant breeding, and personal tastes. And it’s all constantly changing. In this episode, we discover how nutrition evolves over time, and how crop science keeps up.

City Food: The Vertical Farms Growing Produce Next Door

Episode 5: Vertical farms are optimized around one idea: Growing fresh, local produce incredibly well.
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In this episode, we talk to a wide range of guests about the innovation that drives vertical farming, the sustainability challenges it addresses, and the advances in plant breeding that could take large-scale indoor agriculture into the mainstream.

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In this episode, we talk to a wide range of guests about the innovation that drives vertical farming, the sustainability challenges it addresses, and the advances in plant breeding that could take large-scale indoor agriculture into the mainstream.

On Common Ground: What Unites The Next Generation of Scientists, Activists, and Farmers?

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Genetically modified organisms (GMOs) have a short history and an impressively far-reaching impact—from becoming an ally in the fight against climate change, to helping stamp out malnutrition, to preserving the modern papaya. But what do they mean for our food, our families, and our future?

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Genetically modified organisms (GMOs) have a short history and an impressively far-reaching impact—from becoming an ally in the fight against climate change, to helping stamp out malnutrition, to preserving the modern papaya. But what do they mean for our food, our families, and our future?

Bayer Crop Science: First Strategic Partner in the “Living Soils of the Americas” Initiative

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SAN JOSE, Calif., March 3, 2021, /3BL Media/ - Bayer Crop Science has become the first strategic partner in the “Living Soils of the Americas” initiative, launched by the Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA) and Professor Rattan Lal, Director of the Carbon Management and Sequestration Center (CMASC), to tackle soil degradation – a phenomenon that is threatening countries’ capacity to sustainably satisfy their food demand.

Bayer CEO Werner Baumann: Diversity Needs Clear Commitments

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Let's be completely honest here: I am a white, German man in his late 50s who spent his entire professional life in the same company. If that resume leaves you thinking that I’m not a suitable ambassador for inclusion and diversity, I’d think that’s too bad, but I could understand it.

During my time in leadership, the perspective on diversity in business and society has changed. This also applies to our company and to myself.

Bayer Fueling Growth Opportunities for Sustainable Agriculture Through Collaborative Innovation Model

Summary: 
  • Unique Open Innovation model, alongside Leaps by Bayer impact investments, drive future agricultural advancements in gene editing, plant health and improved food quality 
  • Leveraging the latest agricultural technologies in new ways to reduce environmental impact and solve big challenges in food and agriculture
 
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  • Unique Open Innovation model, alongside Leaps by Bayer impact investments, drive future agricultural advancements in gene editing, plant health and improved food quality 
  • Leveraging the latest agricultural technologies in new ways to reduce environmental impact and solve big challenges in food and agriculture
 

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