Sustainability at BASF.
We create chemistry for a sustainable future
We want to contribute to a world that provides a viable future with enhanced quality of life for everyone. We do so by creating chemistry for our customers and society and by making the best use of available resources. We live our corporate purpose “We create chemistry for a sustainable future” by
• Sourcing and producing responsibly,
• Acting as a fair and reliable partner,
• Connecting creative minds to find the best solutions for market needs.
For us, this is what successful business is all about.
Our high-value products and sustainable solutions play an important role in finding answers to global challenges such as climate protection, energy efficiency, nutrition and quality of life.
We aim to achieve profitable growth and take on social and environmental responsibility, focusing on issues through which we as a company can make a significant contribution. To effectively manage sustainability, we measure or otherwise quantify sustainability in each of these pillars.
At BASF sustainability has been a board-level responsibility since 2002. Our globally responsible Corporate Sustainability Board is the central steering and decision body for sustainable development within BASF.