How we contribute to the SDGs
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.
Plastics provide health, safety, sustainability and convenience benefits. But plastic waste does not belong in our oceans, rivers or anywhere in our environment. Learn more about BASF's engagement against plastic waste.
For BASF, circular economy is much more than waste management. The aim is to close cycles and use products and resources in the best way possible across the entire value chain.
BASF and partners have announced the initiative “ZEROby40” to use their expert knowledge and chemical resources to support the research, development and supply of innovative products to eradicate malaria by 2040.
BMW Group, BASF SE, Samsung SDI and Samsung Electronics have launched a joint pilot project in the Democratic Republic of the Congo to identify workable solutions that lead to better working conditions at the mine site.
BASF, Arkema, Jayant Agro-Organics Ltd. and Solidaridad launched the project "Pragati" to improve working conditions, create awareness for sustainable farming and increase yields due to more efficient farming practices.
The sustainable use of water and worldwide conservation of natural water resources are of concern to us. We reduce emissions to water from our production processes, and offer products that save water and improve water quality.