We create chemistry for a sustainable future

We want to contribute to a world that provides a viable future with enhanced quality of life for everyone. We do so by creating chemistry for our customers and society and by making the best use of available resources. Sustainability is at the core of what we do, a driver for growth as well as an element of our risk management.

For example, we have defined sustainability focus areas within our corporate strategy. These formulate the commitments with which BASF positions itself in the market and how it aims to meet the growing challenges along the value chain.

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Battery materials

The new guiding principles are a milestone for the Global Battery Alliance to promote a sustainable and responsible battery value chain. As a founding member of the alliance, BASF welcomes a joint vision and concrete measures that create value to society, the economy and the environment.“
Vorsitzender des Vorstands: Legal, Taxes, Insurance & Intellectual Property; Corporate Development; Corporate Communications & Government Relations; Senior Executive Human Resources; Investor Relations; Compliance; BASF 4.0; Corporate Technology & Operational Excellence; Digitalization in Research & Development; Innovation Management
Dr. Martin Brudermüller

The worldwide demand for energy is constantly growing. At the same time, climate protection and thus energy generation from renewable sources is gaining in importance. BASF is working with partners from industry and science on innovative materials, processes and technologies to further develop batteries and battery systems. 

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Corporate Reporting

This integrated report documents BASF's economic, environmental and social performance in 2019.