BASF

We combine economic success, social responsibility and environmental protection. Through science and innovation we enable our customers in almost all industries to meet the current and future needs of society. Our products and system solutions contribute to conserving resources, ensuring healthy food and nutrition and helping to improve quality of life. We create chemistry for a sustainable future.

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Nov 2017

Sustainable action is growing increasingly into a competitive factor that can tip the balance when the customer takes his or her purchase decision. Ecological responsibility, the conservation of fossil resources, and cutting greenhouse gas emissions go hand in glove with commercial success. Our common challenge: Adopting innovative methods and...

News & Views
Nov 2017

While measurement, disclosure and other forms of engagement were the dominant themes yesterday, day two of New Metrics ’17 saw brands, NGOs and solution...

Press Piece
Nov 2017
Jonas Heinze (Bronze for Team Germany), Daryl Head (Silver for Team United Kingd

Identifying the exact color code, mixing paint to match the original color and shade, preparing the car body, and finally applying the coating – at the 44th edition of WorldSkills, the world championship of apprenticeships, 26 spray painters proved that automotive refinishing is a highly complex trade.

During the finals in Abu Dhabi,...

News & Views
Nov 2017

Shifting an entire product portfolio to align with an ambitious sustainability strategy is no small feat. Even those considered leaders in corporate sustainability are still refining their approach. This session on day two of SB'17 Copenhagen explored...

News & Views
Oct 2017

Consumer demand for more socially and environmentally responsible products continues to rise, a trend that is increasingly putting pressure on companies to embrace materials and processes with less pronounced impacts....

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Oct 2017

Global environmental disclosure platform CDP has released the results of its annual tracker of how the largest, most environmentally impactful companies are responding to climate change. ...

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Oct 2017

Despite making progress on climate risks, the chemical industry is failing to meet the goals outlined by the Paris Agreement, says a new report by CDP.

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Oct 2017

Earlier this week, the Larta Institute, an accelerator for small businesses and startups in science-based innovation, announced that its subsidiary, Larta Inc. has been awarded an exclusive contract by the United States Department of Energy (...

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Oct 2017

A coalition of businesses, international organizations and NGOs have banded together to put an end to the social and environmental impacts driving the growing trade in batteries for smartphones, gadgets, electric vehicles and ...

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Oct 2017

The European Commission has launched the pilot of a new framework for sustainable buildings in partnership the World Green Building Council.

Developed as an EU-wide framework of core sustainability indicators for office and residential buildings, ...

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Aug 2017

BASF and bse Engineering have signed an exclusive joint development agreement for BASF to provide custom catalysts for a new chemical energy storage process. The process will enable the economically viable transformation of excess current and off-gas carbon dioxide...

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Aug 2017

Have you heard about the UN Sustainable Development Goals (a.k.a. the SDGs or the Global Goals), but wondered how to integrate them into your brand's strategy? Maybe you...

Press Piece
Aug 2017
BASF introduces first new class of public health insecticide for malaria prevent

BASF has received a recommendation from the World Health Organization (WHO) for Interceptor® G2, a long-lasting insecticide-treated mosquito net (LN) based on chlorfenapyr. Chlorfenapyr is a completely new insecticide class for combating mosquitoes for public health. This is the first WHO...

Press Piece
Jul 2017

BASF has now improved the process for manufacturing Lupranol® (polyether polyol) so that car components which are made of BASF polyurethane systems emit an average of 20 percent less aldehyde. This allows automotive suppliers, that manufacture e.g. acoustic parts, seats and steering wheels or back-foam instrument panels and doors, to meet the...

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Jul 2017

Charlene Wall-Warren, Director of Sustainability at BASF, discusses the importance of creating the right chemistry for a sustainable future through both chemical technologies and through people and organizations.

Charlene Wall-Warren, Director of Sustainability, BASF North America

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