Canada
Sustainability

Sustainability in Canada

We create chemistry for a sustainable future

Through science and innovation-driven thinking, BASF enables customers from every industry to meet the current and future needs of society. We take pride in successfully combining economic success with environmental protection strategies and social responsibility.

Through our partnerships and various initiatives in Canada we contribute to a world that provides a viable future with an enhanced quality of life for everyone.

BASF Canada Sustainable Development Goals

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

BASF Canada reduces its carbon footprint with Bullfrog Power’s green electricity

BASF’s renewable energy commitment will reduce its CO2 emissions footprint by approximately 1,520 tonnes on an annual basis. This amount of carbon dioxide is equivalent to taking nearly 325 cars off the road for a year.

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Sustainable Solution Steering

Our customers have been taking a greater interest in the business contribution to sustainability over the past decades and we are committed to understanding these evolving expectations. By identifying key drivers and challenges in a variety of industries, we are able to assess the sustainability contribution of each of our products in its specific application.

UN Sustainable Development Goals

BASF contributes to a sustainable future with its innovations. We support the United Nations in the implementation of the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), which create the framework for sustainable business practices at the economic, social and environmental levels.

BASF co-founded global Alliance to End Plastic Waste in January 2019

The Alliance to End Plastic Waste (AEPW) is made up of nearly thirty major global companies. They have committed over $1.0 billion with the goal of investing $1.5 billion over the next five years to develop, deploy and bring to scale solutions that will minimize and manage plastic waste and promote post-use solutions.

The sky is the limit for Hiawatha’s citizens as community hub goes solar

The Hiawatha First Nation celebrated a new solar installation on the Old Railroad Stop, the community’s flagship business and gathering place. The 22-kilowatt (kW) installation is made possible through support from BASF and Bullfrog Power, Canada’s leading renewable energy provider.

BASF Canada is a signatory of the Oceans Plastics Charter

We recognize the important role that plastics play in our economy, as well as the importance of taking urgent action to address the threat of marine plastic litter. We are committed to taking a lifecycle approach to plastics stewardship on land and at sea. On this basis, we commit to the advancement of the objectives and commitments of the Ocean Plastics Charter within our respective jurisdictions and area of influence. 

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