Sustainability in Indonesia 

Call for Indonesia's Industries: Transition Towards a Sustainable Future

At BASF, we are committed to helping our customers and business partner to build resilient businesses and thrive from going green. Your business can benefit from our ecosystem of resources, sustainability-linked solutions, and ESG sustainability tools to navigate the transition to Net Zero.

We create chemistry for a sustainable future.


We combine economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility. More than 111,000 employees worldwide contribute to the success of around 82,000 customers from almost all sectors.


We contribute to sustainability and the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in many ways. We are committed to doing business responsibly, safely, resource-efficient, and respectfully. Our corporate values and global Code of Conduct guide us here. Our business partners must comply with prevailing laws, regulations, and internationally recognized principles. We want to ensure that we act in line with the applicable laws and uphold our responsibility to the environment and society with comprehensive management and monitoring systems. 


We believe that a sustainable future can only be achieved together. In this webinar, we would like to call for collaborations among industry players to foster a transition toward a sustainable future. The event theme will be "Call for Indonesia's Industries: Transition Towards a Sustainable Future." This event is open to the public and will have representatives from government, business, association, and academic sectors to share their experiences, expertise, and ideas to reach Indonesia's commitment towards net zero by 2060.


Our global sustainability initiatives

At BASF we create chemistry for a sustainable future. We combine economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility. As global leaders in sustainability, it is important to us that we are combining science and innovation to help our customers meet the current and future needs of society, whilst contributing to a cleaner, more sustainable future. We aim to achieve these goals through our global initiatives mentioned below.


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  • Session 1: Implementation of Green Economy in Industry 

By Ibu Amalia Adininggar Widyasanti S.T., M.Si., M.Eng., Ph.D

Ministry of National Development Planning / BAPPENAS will share the Framework of Green Industry National Development. They will share the trend and updated situation of the green industry in Indonesia, including the opportunities and challenges in implementing the regulations in the industrial sector. Understand more about how Indonesia is contributing to the global green industry journey from the government sector.

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  • Session 2: Chemical Industry’s Contribution Towards Sustainable Future 

By Dr. Carola Richter

Chemicals are almost in everything that we see and touch. No downstream decarbonization is possible without upstream decarbonization. As a chemical company, BASF has responsibilities to bring transformation towards a sustainable future along the value chain. BASF Regional President will share how the industry's innovative strategies and implementations can contribute to and support to achieve of the global and Indonesia's net-zero targets.

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  • Session 3: Plastics Circularity 

By Ms. Eileen Cai, Ibu Christine Halim, and Mr. Joshua Lau

Alliance to End Plastic Waste (AEPW) and Indonesian Plastic Recycling Association (ADUPI) will share their ideas and works contributing to circular economy development in Indonesia. What is their perspective regarding plastic waste management, the current version vs. best practices? The head of Performance Materials at BASF Indonesia will share the innovations and solutions to support circularity with a success story.

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  • Session 4: Renewable Feedstock Potential: Biomass

By Prof. Ir. Tjandra Setiadi, M. Eng., Ph.D and Mr Yoshiyuki Kashiwagi

Exploring 2nd generation of lignocellulosic materials is very important for process industries to utilize it as a sustainable feedstock, shifting from fossil-based to bio-based raw materials. What is the concept of the biorefinery process, and what is the example project regarding that? Can we scale it up to the industrial level and generate profit? Hear more about the practical challenges and the ways to overcome them from the academic expert.

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  • Session 5: Call for Collaboration 

By Dr. Christofer Arisandy

Collaboration is the key to the industrial transformation towards a sustainable future. It requires joint efforts from all parties along the value chain to contribute to the net zero targets. The President Director of BASF Indonesia will call for Indonesia's industry players, government sectors, academic experts, and valuable partners to collaborate with BASF Indonesia.

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Partnering for success


Through our memberships and partnerships, we strive to be a leading contributor to corporate sustainability in Indonesia. We are proud to have partnered with the organisations below, to promote sustainability throughout our business:

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