Corporate Governance

Corporate governance refers to the entire system for managing and supervising a company. This includes its organization, values, corporate principles and guidelines as well as internal and external control and monitoring mechanisms. Effective and transparent corporate governance ensures that BASF is managed and supervised responsibly with a focus on value creation. It fosters the confidence of our investors, the financial markets, our customers and other business partners, employees, and the public in BASF.

BASF SE follows all recommendations of German Corporate Governance Code

BASF advocates responsible corporate governance that focuses on sustainably increasing the value of the company. BASF SE follows all of the recommendations of the German Corporate Governance Code in the version dated December 16, 2019 (Code 2020), the version in force on submission of the Declaration of Conformity. In the same manner, BASF follows all of the nonobligatory suggestions of the German Corporate Governance Code.

Related Information

BASF Group List of Shares Held 2020
Corporate Governance
(BASF Report 2020)
Statutes BASF SE
BASF Group Payment Report 2020 (in German)
BASF SE Financial Statements 2020
Agreement on Involvement of Employees (excerpt)
Industry Associations Review
BASF Group: Our Tax Principles

Rules of Procedure for the Supervisory Board of BASF SE

Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB) index

Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB) index

Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB) Index
Last Update May 11, 2021