Diversity + Inclusion at BASF
"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.
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.
For suppliers doing business with us, or interested in doing business, please register with us via our supplier portal.
Diverse suppliers are for-profit enterprises that are at least 51% owned; and whose management and daily operations are controlled by a minority, woman, LGBT person, or veteran with U.S. Citizenship or Legal Resident Alien Status, see diversity designations below.
A: The first step in becoming a potential supplier to BASF is to enter your company's information into the Diverse Supplier Portal. Once registration is complete you will receive an automated system message with your Login Id and Password. Please ensure that you keep your profile and contact information up to date. BASF will plan to contact you should an opportunity that matches your capabilities become available.