About Yara

Yara grows knowledge to responsibly feed the world and protect the planet, to fulfill our vision of a collaborative society, a world without hunger and a planet respected. To meet these commitments, we have taken the lead in developing digital farming tools for precision farming and work closely with partners throughout the whole food value chain to develop more climate-friendly crop nutrition solutions. In addition, we are committed to working towards sustainable mineral fertilizer production. We foster an open culture of diversity and inclusion that promotes the safety and integrity of our employees, contractors, business partners, and society at large. Founded in 1905 to solve the emerging famine in Europe, Yara has a worldwide presence with about 17,000 employees and operations in over 60 countries. In 2019, Yara reported revenues of USD 12.9 billion.

Key facts

  • Number of employees: About 17,000
  • Revenues, 2019: USD 12.9 billion
  • Operations in over 60 countries - Sales to about 160 countries
  • Listed on Oslo Stock Exchange (ticker: YAR)
  • CEO: Svein Tore Holsether
  • Founded in Norway in 1905

Want to learn more about our work?

Download our Corporate presentation and Yara in brief below.