We create chemistry for a sustainable future - this is our company purpose. In all our decisions and operations we strive to balance the three pillars of sustainable development - economic, social and environmental responsibility - to find the best available solutions contributing to a more sustainable future.
BASF shares are particularly attractive for investors, which incorporate environmental, social and governance criteria into their investment decision.
There is a growing awareness in the financial market that a company geared towards sustainable development can outperform peers over the long-term while minimizing risks.
By fully integrating sustainability into our strategic decision making, we will be able to generate many new business opportunities.
To create additional value for BASF we:
- deliver sustainability excellence in our operations and our value chain.
- connect, both within our team and society, to strive for sustainable solutions.
- enable our customers to provide more sustainable solutions by innovating with our unique chemical expertise across industries.
BASF publishes fifth Palm Progress Report
BASF to build new battery recycling prototype plant in Schwarzheide, Germany
BASF will build a battery recycling prototype plant in Schwarzheide, Germany, at the site of its cathode active materials (CAM) plant. The prototype recycling plant will allow for the development of operational procedures and optimization of technology to deliver superior returns of lithium, nickel, cobalt and manganese from end-of-life lithium-ion batteries as well as off spec material from cell producers and battery material producers.