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Sept. 14 | Newark Liberty International Airport Marriott | Newark, NJ

No. 24 | BASF | DiversityInc Top 50

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WHY IT’S ON THE LIST

BASF moves up four slots and with it marks the fourth year in a row it made the Top 50 list. The company partners with organizations such as the National Association of Manufacturers STEP Ahead movement to advance women in manufacturing. And the company has an advanced diversity scorecard, which measures the impact of leader behaviors on diversity outcomes.

KEY RESULTS

Women in Senior Management: 26.8% higher than U.S. companies overall

DIVERSITY LEADERSHIP

Wayne Smith
Chairman and CEO

“The value of diversity and inclusion is fundamental to how we create chemistry for a sustainable future,” said Wayne Smith, Chairman and CEO, BASF Corporation. “Individuals with different backgrounds and experiences bring new ideas and perspectives to the table. Diversity makes us stronger – by leveraging our differences, we bring the best of BASF to everything we do.”
Patricia Rossman
Chief Diversity Officer

“We are working to be faster and bolder in our commitments to further improve diversity and inclusion,” said Patricia Rossman, Chief Diversity Officer, BASF Corporation. “This involves deeper efforts in hiring manager education, and higher degrees of leadership accountability for growth and change.”  

COMPANY FACTS

BAS (ETR)

U.S. HEADQUARTERS

Florham Park, N.J.

GLOBAL EMPLOYEES

113,000

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