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Sustainability in Canada

BASF Canada is a subsidiary of BASF SE, and an affiliate of BASF Corporation. Learn more about BASF Canada’s commitment to sustainability and our recent sustainability projects below.


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Signature Projects

BASF commits to United Nations Global Compact, Women’s Empowerment Principles, and CFO Principles on Integrated SDG Investments and Finance

To celebrate the 75th anniversary of the United Nations, BASF has reaffirmed its active commitment to the UN Global Compact (UNGC) at the occasion of the UN General Assembly. On September 21, BASF has been announced as a Global Compact LEAD company for its ongoing engagement in the UNGC and for its Ten Principles for responsible business.

More about our commitments



Sustainability Awards

BASF Canada is proud to be recognized for the following awards:


  • Global Compact Network Canada 2020 Canadian SDG Accelerators Awards (Large Company Category)
  • Corporate Knights Top International Corporate Citizens of 2020
  • 2021 Canada’s Top 100 Employer Award
  • 2020 Canada’s Safest Employer Award (Chemistry Category)
  • 2021 Greater Toronto's Top Employers
  • 2021 Top Employer for Canadians Over 40

BASF Canada Sustainable Development Goals

Learn about the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals and how BASF Canada is working to advance them.

Live Lounge Series: BASF Canada and Global Compact Network Canada

BASF Canada hosted a live lounge series during the Making Global Goals Local Business event in 2019. During the live lounge sessions, companies including Scotia Bank and Ikea Canada talked about their commitment to the 17 Sustainable Development Goals. 

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Live Lounge Series: GLOBE 2020

BASF Canada hosted a live lounge series during GLOBE 2020 in Vancouver, British Columbia. Several interviews were conducted to find out how companies are working towards their sustainability goals and transitioning to the circular economy.

BASF Canada Thought Leadership and Opinion Pieces

Last Update July 11, 2022