Who we are
Who we are

Our Strategy

At BASF, we are passionate about chemistry and our customers. Thanks to our expertise, our innovative and entrepreneurial spirit, and the power of our Verbund integration, our innovations have decisively contributed to changing the world we live in for the better for more than 150 years. To be the world’s leading chemical company for our customers, we will grow profitably and add value to society. This is how we create chemistry for a sustainable future.

Strategy Press Conference

We published BASF’s new strategy on November 20, 2018.

Today, the world is changing more rapidly than ever before, driven by demographic change and new digital technologies. Our customers in different industries and regions face diverse social and environmental challenges due to limited natural resources and increasing consumer demands. Chemistry is key to solving these challenges.

Wasserstoff für den BASF Verbund / Hydrogen for the BASF Verbund


We are addressing the areas of economy, environment and society, contributing to a sustainable future.

Shaping the future of e-mobility: Research on high-performance battery materials / Antrieb für die Zukunft: Forschung an hochleistungsfähigen Batteriematerialien für Elektromobilität


With our products and processes, we provide sustainable solutions for global challenges.

Creating Chemistry Magazine

In our online magazine you can read about the subjects that are affecting our world today and will impact the future.