Annual Report 2015

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Bringing plant potential to life

We apply world-class science and the most productive research and development in the industry to achieve a step change in agricultural productivity.

2015 Overview
Chairman
A promising future Chairman’s statement
CEO
Clear goals
are key CEO’s statement
$13.4bn
Group sales
$2.8bn
EBITDA
$17.78
Earnings per share
CHF11.00
Dividend per share

We are using our deep understanding of crops to develop integrated offers, which increasingly bring together genetics and chemistry.

The industry’s most productive innovation engine

Syngenta invests around $1.4bn a year in R&D, and is unique in combining chemistry, genetics, breeding and computational science to develop new products and solutions.

Research and Development
$1.36bn
Investment in R&D
119
R&D sites

Seeing the world as growers see it

We’ve integrated our business so that we can combine a broad range of technologies that will have the greatest impact on yields, quality and resource efficiency.

Crops in focus
  • Cereals image
    $1,686m
    Sales in Cereals
  • Cereals image
    $3,161m
    Sales in Corn
  • Sales in Diverse field crops
    $1,105m
    Sales in Diverse field crops
  • Sales in rice
    $588m
    Sales in Rice
  • Sales in Soybean
    $2,515m
    Sales in Soybean
  • Sales in Specialty crops
    $1,882m
    Sales in Specialty crops
  • Sales in Sugar cane
    $271m
    Sales in Sugar cane
  • Sales in Vegetable
    $1,540m
    Sales in Vegetables
  • Sales in Lawn and garden
    $648m
    Sales in Lawn and Garden

Securing a sustainable future

The Good Growth Plan is our commitment to help farmers meet the challenge of feeding a fast-growing world population sustainably. It’s central to our strategy for business growth.

The Good Growth Plan
>3,600
Farmers globally
To foster collaboration, we share our data openly so that others can build on what we learn.
21
Crops in 42 countries
  • Make crops more efficient
  • Rescue more farmland
  • Help biodiversity flourish
  • Empower smallholders
  • Help people stay safe
  • Look after every worker