We create chemistry for a sustainable future

Our Commitments along the Value Chain 

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. We live our corporate purpose “We create chemistry for a sustainable future” by

  • Sourcing and producing responsibly,
  • Acting as a fair and reliable partner,
  • Connecting creative minds to find the best solutions for market needs.

For us, this is what successful business is all about.

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Sustainable Investments

BASF shares are particularly attractive for investors, who incorporate environmental, social and governance criteria into their investment decision. By fully integrating sustainability into our strategic decision making, we will be able to generate many new business opportunities.


BASF has a solid history of success in the area of environmental protection. We will continue to work to protect people and the environment.

Stammwerk der BASF Gruppe - Ludwigshafen / Ludwigshafen site of the BASF Group

Employees and Society

Our employees are fundamental for achieving the goals of our corporate strategy.

Graphentinten für Elektronikanwendungen / Graphene inks for electronics applications

What´s new

Read all news around the topic of sustainability at BASF; featuring current stories from all regions, news releases, event announcements and further links.

Strategy and Goals

We aim to add value in the long term for our company, the environment and society. 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:

  • We source responsibly
  • We produce safely for people and the environment
  • We produce efficiently
  • We value people and treat them with respect
  • We drive sustainable products and solutions

Corporate Reporting

In our integrated corporate report, that documents the company’s economic, environmental and social performance, we inform shareholders and the interested public about the past business year.

How we create value

The interplay between financial and nonfinancial figures can be seen in a graphic modeled on the framework of the International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC). Entitled “How we create value,” this chart illustrates how BASF creates long-term value for the company, the environment and for society.