BASF SE in Ludwigshafen

BASF is the world’s leading chemical company: The Chemical Company. Its portfolio ranges from chemicals, plastics and performance products to agricultural products, fine chemicals as well as oil and gas. As a reliable partner BASF helps its customers in virtually all industries to be more successful.

With its high-value products and intelligent solutions, BASF plays an important role in finding answers to global challenges such as climate protection, energy efficiency, nutrition and mobility. BASF posted sales of more than €62 billion in 2008 and had approximately 97,000 employees as of the end of the year.

Climate change is one of the main challenges facing society. Industry, science, politics and society need to work together to find global solutions for climate protection. At the beginning of 2008, BASF presented an action plan for climate protection. BASF set ambitious climate protection goals and appointed a Climate Protection Officer and presented a comprehensive corporate carbon footprint. Climate protection is an integral part of BASF's sustainability strategy. BASF supports the goals of the Kyoto Protocol and is committed to contributing to their global implementation. BASF is reducing greenhouse gas emissions in the production by further improving the energy efficiency of its processes.

Please learn more from the website Climate Protection - BASF.