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Clariant Joins BASF, AkzoNobel in Chem Industry Sustainability Initiative
Clariant Joins BASF, AkzoNobel in Chem Industry Sustainability Initiative

5 years ago - On Thursday, Swiss specialty chemicals giant Clariant announced it is the newest member of “Together for Sustainability” (TfS), a chemical industry initiative founded in 2011 aimed at improving sustainability practices within its supply chains.

Brand Leaders Join SB Collaboratory to Address Employee Engagement
Brand Leaders Join SB Collaboratory to Address Employee Engagement

5 years ago - Less than a year ago at Sustainable Brands ‘13, leading brand innovators from around the world came together in San Diego for the seventh year to address some of their biggest sustainability challenges. These innovators realize that no brand is an island and many challenges they face are shared by their peers, competitors, suppliers and customers. In order to support shared learning and collaboration beyond the conference itself, members of the SB advisory board designed a new structure — the SB Collaboratory — to provide a forum for these professionals to come together to share experiences, ask questions, learn from each other and brainstorm a path forward.

Umicore: How Sustainability-Driven Innovation Transformed a Failing Mining Company Into a Materials Tech Power Player
Umicore: How Sustainability-Driven Innovation Transformed a Failing Mining Company Into a Materials Tech Power Player

5 years ago - Umicore’s ranking as #1 on the 2013 Global 100 index of most sustainable companies was met with healthy skepticism by social justice advocates and environmental purists. The company’s history as Union Minière du Haut Katanga created devastation that Umicore will need to continue to remedy at a hefty price tag.

American Cleaning Institute Rolls Out Sustainable Products Initiative
American Cleaning Institute Rolls Out Sustainable Products Initiative

5 years ago - The American Cleaning Institute (ACI), the nonprofit trade association representing over 120 companies in the US cleaning products industry — including BASF, Clorox, Dow, Novozymes, Method, Seventh Generation, Colgate-Palmolive and Unilever, to name a few — has launched a new voluntary initiative to promote and demonstrate continual improvement in the cleaning products industry’s sustainability profile.

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BASF again named to Global 100 list of most sustainable corporations by Corporate Knights
BASF again named to Global 100 list of most sustainable corporations by Corporate Knights

5 years ago - MISSISSAUGA, ON, January 22, 2014 -- For the second year in a row, BASF has been named to the Global 100 index of the world’s most sustainable corporations by Corporate Knights, the Toronto-based media and investment advisory company. The Global 100 consists of the 100 top-performing stocks worldwide on a range of sector-specific sustainability metrics. Companies named to the Global 100 are considered the top overall sustainability performers in their industry. BASF placed 12th overall. “For BASF, inclusion in this index is recognition of how we create chemistry for a sustainable future by combining long-term oriented economic success with social and environmental sustainability,” said Charlene Wall-Warren, Director of Sustainability for BASF in North America.

Westpac Banking Tops Corporate Knights' 2014 Global 100 Index
Westpac Banking Tops Corporate Knights' 2014 Global 100 Index

5 years ago - Corporate Knights, the Toronto-based media and investment advisory company, released the 2014 iteration of its Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World (Global 100) index today at the World Economic Forum in Davos.In its tenth year, the Global 100 index has come to be a widely followed analysis of corporate sustainability; companies named to the Global 100 are the top overall sustainability performers in their respective industrial sectors.

BASF and Heritage Plastics Partnering to Bring ecovio® Bioplastics Production to U.S.
BASF and Heritage Plastics Partnering to Bring ecovio® Bioplastics Production to U.S.

5 years ago - BASF has announced a strategic manufacturing partnership with Heritage Plastics, Inc. to produce the chemical company’s ecovio® compostable bioplastic products in North America.The partnership enables BASF to expand manufacturing of its ecovio biopolymers, which are currently only produced in Europe. ecovio production will begin immediately at the Heritage facility in Picayune, Mississippi.

BASF and Heritage Plastics, Inc. form strategic partnership to bring ecovio manufacturing to North America
BASF and Heritage Plastics, Inc. form strategic partnership to bring ecovio manufacturing to North America

5 years ago - BASF and Heritage Plastics, Inc. form strategic partnership to bring ecovio manufacturing to North America Florham Park, NJ, September 24, 2013 – BASF announced today that it has formed a strategic manufacturing partnership with Heritage Plastics, Inc. to produce ecovio® certified compostable products in North America. The partnership enables BASF to begin manufacturing ecovio biopolymers outside of Europe to better serve its customers and to further focus on growth in the rapidly developing North American market. Production of ecovio will begin September 2013 at the Heritage facility in Picayune, Mississippi.

BASF again included in two renowned indices
BASF again included in two renowned indices

5 years ago -  CDP Global 500 Climate Disclosure Leadership Index: BASF leading in climate protection reporting  BASF again listed in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index Ludwigshafen, Germany – September 12, 2013 – BASF was today again included in the global Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI World). The company has been recognized for its engagement in risk and crisis management, human capital management and plant biotechnology. The DJSI World is one of the most renowned sustainability indices and represents the top 10 percent of the largest 2,500 companies included in the Dow Jones Global Index.

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13 New Types of Data Analysis Every Business Should Consider
13 New Types of Data Analysis Every Business Should Consider

5 years ago - As many stakeholders — including investors, employees and consumers — begin to re-evaluate their perception of value, it is becoming imperative for companies of all industries to credibly measure, analyze and interpret the entire range of costs and benefits for which they are responsible. Below are 13 fairly (as of yet) uncommon types of data analysis that help businesses do just that. You have nothing to lose and much to gain by learning how to:

Report Highlights Cleaning Industry’s Progress in Curbing Energy, Emissions, Water and Waste
Report Highlights Cleaning Industry’s Progress in Curbing Energy, Emissions, Water and Waste

5 years ago - The American Cleaning Institute’s (ACI) just-released 2013 Sustainability Report shows overall decreases by member companies in four environmental data categories: energy use, greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, water use and solid waste generation.

Biotech Companies Launch Campaign to Combat Anti-GMO Movement
Biotech Companies Launch Campaign to Combat Anti-GMO Movement

5 years ago - This week, a group of biotech seed companies including Monsanto, Dow and DuPont launched a website to combat mounting opposition to genetically modified foods among consumer groups and activists, according to Reuters.

European Sustainable Brands Community Leaders to Gather for World-Renowned Brand Innovation Conference
European Sustainable Brands Community Leaders to Gather for World-Renowned Brand Innovation Conference

5 years ago - SAN FRANCISCO, July 31, 2013 – Sustainable Brands® announced today that the Sustainable Brands London conference is set to convene November 18-19, 2013 at the Lancaster London.  The conference theme, From Revolution to Renaissance, will focus on positive shifts currently taking place in product and service innovation and marketing, as well as provide examples of purpose-driven brand innovation that is reinvigorating global and local economies.  

BASF Licenses Genomatica Process for Creating BDO from Renewable Feedstock
BASF Licenses Genomatica Process for Creating BDO from Renewable Feedstock

6 years ago - Chemical technology company Genomatica has announced a new partnership with BASF. The chemical giant has licensed Genomatica’s patented new manufacturing process for a renewable form of the organic compound 1,4-butanediol, more commonly known as BDO.BDO and its many derivatives are used for the production of plastics, solvents, electronic chemicals and elastic fibers.

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BASF, DuPont Commit to Increased Product Safety Standards
BASF, DuPont Commit to Increased Product Safety Standards

6 years ago - BASF, DuPont, Honeywell, Dow and other members of the American Chemistry Council (ACC) this week launched a new Responsible Care Product Safety Code to increase chemical safety standards beyond regulatory requirements.

BASF receives European Water Stewardship certificate
BASF receives European Water Stewardship certificate

6 years ago - BASF receives European Water Stewardship certificate -- First chemical site with certification for sustainable water management -- BASF has ambitious water goals

Report: Major Global Companies Failing To Report on GHG
Report: Major Global Companies Failing To Report on GHG

6 years ago - The level of public disclosure of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions among the world's 800 largest companies is “unacceptably poor,” according to research published this week by the Environmental Investment Organization (EIO).

BASF joins Habitat for Humanity for Earth Day
BASF joins Habitat for Humanity for Earth Day

6 years ago - BASF joins Habitat for Humanity for Earth Day FLORHAM PARK, NJ, April 26, 2013 -- BASF employee volunteers joined Morris Habitat for Humanity today to build homes for three families in Madison, New Jersey. More than 30 BASF employees worked on various aspects of construction, installing roofs, exterior walls and exterior frames for the homes.

BASF sponsors second season of Sustainable Saturdays
BASF sponsors second season of Sustainable Saturdays

6 years ago - BASF sponsors second season of Sustainable Saturdays with the Seattle Mariners All-Star pitcher Felix Hernandez challenges fans to Strike Out the Landfill. LIVE BASF Trivia Challenge rewards winners with Samsung GALAXY Tab 2 including a year of unlimited data from T-Mobile

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BASF and University of Michigan Athletics announce BASF Team Chemistry Challenge winners
BASF and University of Michigan Athletics announce BASF Team Chemistry Challenge winners

6 years ago - BASF and University of Michigan Athletics announce BASF Team Chemistry Challenge winners Wyandotte, MI, April 18, 2013 -- BASF and the University of Michigan Athletic Department (U-M) are proud to announce the winners of the BASF Team Chemistry Challenge.

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