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BASF is the world’s leading chemical company. With about 110,000 employees, six Verbund sites and close to 385 production sites worldwide we serve customers and partners in almost all countries of the world. Through new technologies we can tap into additional market opportunities. We conduct our business in accordance with the principles of sustainable development.

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On Thursday, Swiss specialty chemicals giant Clariant announced it is the newest member of “Together for Sustainability” (TfS), a chemical industry initiative founded in...

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Less than a year ago at Sustainable Brands ‘13, leading brand innovators from around the world came together in San Diego for the seventh year to address some of their biggest sustainability challenges. These innovators realize that no brand is an island and many challenges they face are shared by their peers, competitors, suppliers...

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Umicore’s ranking as #1 on the 2013 Global 100 index of most sustainable companies was met with healthy skepticism by social justice advocates and environmental purists. The company’s history as Union Minière du Haut Katanga created devastation that ...

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The American Cleaning Institute (ACI), the nonprofit trade association representing over 120 companies in the US cleaning products industry — including BASF, Clorox, Dow, Novozymes, Method, Seventh Generation, Colgate-Palmolive and Unilever, to name a few — has launched a new voluntary initiative to promote and demonstrate continual improvement...

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Corporate Knights, the Toronto-based media and investment advisory company, released the 2014 iteration of its Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World (Global 100) index today at the World Economic Forum in Davos.

In its tenth year, the...

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Saori Dubourg, President of Nutrition & Health at BASF shares her insights on how to bring ambitious brand values to life.

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The morning of day two at SB London was brimming with brands both large (Starbucks, MARS, BASF, Kering) and small (Fairphone, Honest By) sharing their perspectives on and strategies for creating value for all stakeholders, all of which are naturally enhanced by everyone’s favorite facet of corporate responsibility: transparency....

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BASF has announced a strategic manufacturing partnership with Heritage Plastics, Inc. to produce the chemical company’s ecovio® compostable bioplastic products in North America.

The partnership enables BASF to expand manufacturing of its ecovio biopolymers, which are currently only...

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As many stakeholders — including investors, employees and consumers — begin to re-evaluate their perception of value, it is becoming imperative for companies of all industries to credibly measure, analyze and interpret the entire range of costs and benefits for which they are responsible. Below are 13 fairly (as of yet) uncommon types...

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The American Cleaning Institute’s (ACI) just-released 2013 Sustainability Report shows overall decreases by member companies in four environmental data categories: energy use,...

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This week, a group of biotech seed companies including Monsanto, Dow and DuPont launched a website to combat mounting opposition to genetically modified foods among consumer groups and activists, according to Reuters.

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SB'13 Audio

What trends in innovation for sustainable packaging are picking up? What marketing strategies are proving successful in speeding up the adoption of new generations of packaging, and in what circumstances?

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What key sustainability drivers are arising in markets such as construction, home and personal care, food and nutrition, and agriculture, and how do you translate them into tangible solutions and approaches that enable better decision making along the value chain? How do you apply hot-spot analysis and other quantitative measurement tools to...

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What trends in innovation for sustainable packaging are picking up? What marketing strategies are proving successful in speeding up the adoption of new generations of packaging, and in what circumstances?

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The afternoon of day three at SB ’13 continued with more insightful discussions covering an array of timely topics.

A panel addressing the importance of sustainability in packaging — moderated by Tony Kingsbury, VP of Corporate Sustainability at ChemRisk and featuring representatives from the design, chemistry, recycling and retail sides...