November 4, 2015

BASF leading in climate protection reporting worldwide

According to CDP, an international organization that compiles climate relevant information from companies, BASF is among the leading companies in climate protection reporting worldwide. With the maximally achievable transparency rating, the company achieved a leading position among German DAX companies and in the sector Energy & Materials. BASF is listed in the Climate Disclosure Leadership Index (CDLI) for the eleventh time.

CDP represents 822 institutional investors holding around $95 trillion in assets under management. Investors use CDP indices as assessment tools.

Sustainability is integral to BASF’s “We create chemistry” strategy and a major growth driver. Additional information on sustainability at BASF is available on the Internet at

About BASF
At BASF, we create chemistry – and have been doing so for 150 years. Our portfolio ranges from chemicals, plastics, performance products and crop protection products to oil and gas. As the world’s leading chemical company, we combine economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility. Through science and innovation, we enable our customers in nearly every industry to meet the current and future needs of society. Our products and solutions contribute to conserving resources, ensuring nutrition and improving quality of life. We have summed up this contribution in our corporate purpose: We create chemistry for a sustainable future. BASF had sales of over €74 billion in 2014 and around 113,000 employees as of the end of the year. BASF shares are traded on the stock exchanges in Frankfurt (BAS), London (BFA) and Zurich (AN). Further information on BASF is available on the Internet at


Last Update November 4, 2015