At a glance

At BASF, we create chemistry for a sustainable future. We combine economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility. The approximately 115,000 employees in the BASF Group work on contributing to the success of our customers in nearly all sectors and almost every country in the world. Our portfolio is arranged into five segments: Chemicals, Performance Products, Functional Materials & Solutions, Agricultural Solutions and Oil & Gas.

BASF Factbook

June 2018

Lab employees observe the effects of individual active ingredients on plants. At regular intervals, they measure the size of the plants’ leaves to monitor their growth. Here, BASF is conducting research on new active ingredients for innovative crop protection products. The aim is to reduce the concentration of test substances so that farming has less impact on the soil.

Forward-looking statements

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Last Update 15 June 2018