BASF is according to its strategy committed to social responsibility and to conducting business sustainably. As a multinational company, BASF wants to be a good global citizen and, as a founding member of the UN Global Compact and Global Compact LEAD, contribute to achieving the international Sustainable Development Goals BASF's business divisions also develop solutions that help to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals.
Following the motto "Separated, but not isolated", BASF focuses its support for international development projects where market-based solutions are not sufficient to address social challenges. Company donations support the BASF Stiftung in its international development projects.
The BASF Stiftung works with UN organizations and maintains a global network of partnerships. The emphasis is on innovative approaches to the conception of development projects.
BASF Stiftung and its partners are engaged in developing innovative projects that can help and reach as many people as possible sustainably in the long term. The Foundation therefore focuses on the following issues:
In the coming years our primary focus will be on innovative approaches to combat hunger and on encouraging entrepreneurial activity and interest in technological professions among young people.