Purchasing at Boehringer Ingelheim

Suppliers are an integral part of our commitment to success. We are passionate about seeking innovative solutions and new opportunities to review, improve and optimize our supplier base. It is important to us that our business partners share our social and environmental values.

Our global team manages approximately 8 billion € of spend on purchasing goods and services in 11 business areas across Human Pharma, Animal Health, BioPharma as well as Finance & Group functions.


Sustainable Purchasing

Sustainable Purchasing ensures sustainability throughout the value chain, creates a positive impact on environmental, social and economic matters and reduces negative impacts throughout the lifecycle of our products.

  • We implement sustainability criteria in our processes
  • We integrate sustainability criteria into our category strategies
  • We manage the risks in our supplier relationships to improve Supply Chain resilience
  • We contribute to Boehringer Ingelheim's Sustainable Development For Generations program

Learn more about sustainability at BI

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