Syngenta aims to accelerate shareholder value creation by improving profitability and delivering significant cash return to shareholders. The company aims to maintain CROI in excess of 12% and to deliver above market growth
In 2014, Syngenta set the objective of significantly improve its operating profitability in order to achieve an EBITDA to sales ratio of 24% to 26% in 2018.
In support of this target, Syngenta launched an Accelerating Operational Leverage program that spans across all functions in the company (R&D, Commercial and Global operations) and focuses on creating cost leverage through the scale of our operations. This program targets adding $1 billion to EBITDA and releasing $600 million of working capital in 2018.
Delivering significant cash return to shareholders
Since its creation in 2000, Syngenta has delivered a strong financial performance, illustrated by an average CFROI of 13%.
We follow a progressive dividend policy that provides attractive and sustainable long-term returns to our shareholders.