BASF Recognized as Global Leader in Sustainable Water Management

Water is one of BASF's sustainability focus topics.

BASF SE with its main site in Ludwigshafen is the heart of the BASF Group. It is also the cradle of the Verbund concept, where production facilities, energy flows and logistics are linked together intelligently in order to utilize resources as efficiently as possible. BASF

Worldwide, water is becoming an increasingly scarce resource. Water is of fundamental importance in chemical production: It is used as a coolant, solvent and cleaning agent, as well as to make products. The sustainable use of water and worldwide conservation of natural water resources are key to BASF (No. 25 on the DiversityInc Top 50 Companies list.


"Ensure access to water and sanitation for all" is one of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) adopted by the United Nations and one of BASF's focus topics. BASF contributes to this goal through its water stewardship strategy to efficiently use water and to develop specific sustainable solutions for local water situations. In addition, BASF provides solutions to customers that help purify water and use it more efficiently while minimizing pollution.

In recognition of its actions to manage water more sustainably, BASF has been again acknowledged as a global leader in sustainable water management. CDP, a highly recognized international non-profit organization, awarded BASF with a top position on this year's Water A List. CDP works with investors representing assets of over US$100 trillion.

Find more information on the following websites: BASF's Water Chemicals, sustainable water management and contribution to the  Sustainable Development Goals.

Future mobility and human needs inspire BASF's 2018-19 Automotive Color Trends

Collection "Keep it Real" connects the digitalized with the physical world.

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Originally Published by BASF.

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BASF and employees donate $300,000 to Capital Area United Way


"Capital Area United Way provides our community with the services and programs that are needed to improve the quality of life for many of our neighbors in need, said Tom Yura, Senior Vice President and General Manager.

Originally Published by BASF.

BASF recently continued its longtime support of the Capital Area United Way by presenting the organization with a $300,000 check during a fundraising event and jambalaya cook-off at the BASF site in Geismar. The donation represents the total amount pledged during the 2017-2018 United Way campaign by BASF and employees from the BASF facilities in Geismar, North Geismar and Zachary.

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