We produce safely and efficiently
Our global safety and security concepts serve to protect our employees, contractors and neighbors as well as to prevent property and environmental damage and protect information and company assets. Operational excellence is key to outperforming the competition sustainably, long-term. We are connecting across BASF to operate in the most efficient way possible.
Responsible Care Management System
Responsible Care (RC) is a voluntary initiative of the chemical industry. The objective: continuous improvement in the areas of environmental protection, health and safety (EHS). Companies in the chemical industry and associations in more than 50 countries support this initiative. BASF committed to the principles of Responsible Care in 1992 and has established binding Responsible Care objectives for itself. In order to do so, we implemented a RC Management System as early as 2007, which applies to all companies in the BASF Group as well as companies in which we hold a majority share. BASF’s RC Management System comprises documents, which define requirements and standards for the various steps along our value chain. These documents apply throughout the BASF Group and covers all EHS topics: