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Who we are

Supplier Diversity

Wayne T. Smith

Our Commitment

"At BASF, supplier diversity is key to our commitment to diversity and inclusion.

We recognize the value of our diverse supplier base to meet customer requirements in an innovative and differentiated way.

The opportunities to drive increased value for our customers, our people and our local communities are significant."

Wayne T. Smith
Chairman & CEO BASF Corporation

Our mission is to give diverse suppliers equal access to potential business opportunities in order to build a world-class supply base that is reflective of the markets we serve.

At BASF, we are committed to supporting the communities in which we operate, and the people that live in them. We are committed to developing a supply base that reflects the demographic diversity of the many markets and customers we serve in North America.

Get Connected

From pipeline to naphtha to ethanol; technical services, equipment's, business services, cargo container to site supplies, our procurement activities include nearly everything that’s needed for the BASF value chains. We collaborate with competitive suppliers who add value for BASF and our customers.

Call to Action:

For suppliers doing business with us, or interested in doing business, please register with us via our supplier portal.

  • Already Certified (Recognized Certifications) – Register and upload your Certificate to our Diverse Supplier Portal maintained by CVM Solutions.
  • Want to be Certified – Reach out and seek one of our recognized certifications (see below), best aligned with your diversity status.

Recognized Certifications


Upcoming Supplier Diversity Events


BASF actively engages with diverse suppliers through various channels including participation in national and regional conference led by customers and advocating/certifying agencies.

Please also reach out to us BASF_NA_SupplierDiversity@basf.com for any questions.

Frequently Asked Questions