About Bayer Corporation
Bayer Corporation, headquartered in Pittsburgh, is a subsidiary of Bayer AG, an international health care, nutrition and innovative materials group based in Leverkusen, Germany. In North America, Bayer had 2006 net sales of 7.8 billion euros and employed 17,200 at year end. Bayer's three subgroups, Bayer HealthCare, Bayer CropScience and Bayer MaterialScience, improve people's lives through a broad range of essential products that help diagnose, prevent and treat diseases; protect crops and enhance yields; and advance automobile safety and durability. To download Bayer's Sustainable Development Report, visit http://www.Bayer.com.
About United Nations Environment Programme
Established in 1972 following the United Nation's Conference on the Human Environment, UNEP's mission is to provide leadership and encourage partnership in caring for the environment by inspiring, informing, and enabling nations and peoples to improve their quality of life without compromising that of future generations.
About Bayer and UNEP
Bayer Corporation's joining the Billion Tree Campaign in the United States is part of the company's global commitment to environmental protection, the Billion Tree Campaign and UNEP.
Bayer AG is the first company in the world to forge a long-term
partnership with UNEP in the area of youth and environment. The partners
first began cooperating on youth environmental projects in Asia in the late
1990s. In 2004, Bayer and UNEP signed a framework agreement to globalize
this partnership, which, in August this year, was extended by another three
years. The partners have jointly organized a dozen environmental projects
for young people around the world, including the TUNZA International Youth
Conference, the Young Environmental Envoys Program, Eco-Minds Youth
Environmental Forum and the International Children's Paint
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