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ExxonMobil and BASF Corporation demonstrate new solvent to decrease sulfur emissions
ExxonMobil and BASF Corporation demonstrate new solvent to decrease sulfur emissions

5 months ago - HOUSTON, TX –  ExxonMobil Catalysts and Licensing LLC and  BASF Corporation are conducting a full scale commercial demonstration of a new gas treating solvent at Imperial Oil’s Sarnia Refinery.

Global Practitioners Gather to Compare Notes on Redesigning the #GoodLife
Global Practitioners Gather to Compare Notes on Redesigning the #GoodLife

6 months ago - Last year, the Sustainable Brands community gathered around the world throughout the year to share insights on how they – and their customers – were “redefining the good life.” This year, the conversation has progressed from the ‘what’ to the ‘how’ of designing the sustainable future in which we all want to live.

BASF recognized as a UN Global Compact LEAD company and SDG Pioneer
BASF recognized as a UN Global Compact LEAD company and SDG Pioneer

6 months ago - FLORHAM PARK, NJ, September 25, 2018 – BASF was recognized for its continuing involvement and commitment to the United Nations (UN) Global Compact and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) as a UN Global Compact LEAD company and as an SDG Pioneer during the UN Global Compact Leaders Summit.

BASF receives NPA’s Novel Ingredient and Science Award for its portfolio of natural cosmetic ingredients
BASF receives NPA’s Novel Ingredient and Science Award for its portfolio of natural cosmetic ingredients

8 months ago - The Natural Products Association (NPA) recognized BASF for having the largest selection of ingredients for cosmetic manufacturers who want to certify their products according to the NPA Natural Standard. The 25th Annual NPA Awards honors outstanding individuals and companies that have made valuable contributions to the success of the natural products industry. “BASF is a truly innovative company that continues to deliver new natural alternatives for consumers year in and year out,” said Daniel Fabricant, Ph.D., President and CEO of NPA. “We are pleased to honor BASF for their contributions to our industry and to NPA, the nation’s largest and oldest association for natural products.”

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“The Corporate Reporting Dialogue Is Looking for Alignment, Not for One Common Framework”
“The Corporate Reporting Dialogue Is Looking for Alignment, Not for One Common Framework”

8 months ago - Sustainable Brands recently talked to Wim Bartels, Program Lead at the Corporate Reporting Dialogue (CRD) about key issues and initiatives around the further development of corporate reporting.

BASF Calls for Proposals: Inaugural Newtrition Health Innovation Challenge
BASF Calls for Proposals: Inaugural Newtrition Health Innovation Challenge

9 months ago - Newtrition®, BASF’s human nutrition brand invites innovators and entrepreneurs worldwide to participate in the first-ever Newtrition Health Innovation Challenge.

Gold and Silver Awards for Sustainability Campaign from BASF Master Builders Solutions®
Gold and Silver Awards for Sustainability Campaign from BASF Master Builders Solutions®

9 months ago - “Quantified Sustainabile Benefits” – the sustainability campaign from Master Builders Solutions® convinced the juries of both the Deutscher Preis für Onlinekommunikation (German Award for Online Communications) and the Best of Content Marketing Award (BCM), Europe’s biggest content marketing competition. The campaign has won a Gold Award at Deutscher Preis für Onlinekommunikation 2018 in the category “Microsite” as well as three Silver Awards at Best of Content Marketing Award 2018 in the categories “B2B Campaign”, “B2B Crossmedia”, and “B2B Microsite”.

BASF invests in carbon recycling company LanzaTech
BASF invests in carbon recycling company LanzaTech

10 months ago - Unique biotechnological procedure for using gaseous waste as a source for raw materials Technology with potential for applications in the chemical industry BASF Venture Capital GmbH is to invest in LanzaTech, a biotech company headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, USA. Using special microbes, LanzaTech has developed a technology for gas fermentation that first enables ethanol to be produced from residual gases containing carbon monoxide and hydrogen. By re-using waste streams instead of incinerating them, industrial companies can reduce carbon dioxide emissions.

Sustainable Brands Gathers Global Brand Innovation Leaders at SB’18 Vancouver
Sustainable Brands Gathers Global Brand Innovation Leaders at SB’18 Vancouver

10 months ago - Sustainable Brands kicks off its largest community gathering today with Sustainable Brands '18 Vancouver at the Vancouver Convention Centre West in Vancouver, British Columbia.

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BASF, IKEA, P&G Among Companies Showcasing How Brands Are Redesigning the Good Life
BASF, IKEA, P&G Among Companies Showcasing How Brands Are Redesigning the Good Life

10 months ago - Today, the Sustainable Brands® team has convened, along with 2,000 members of its global community, for the kick-off of SB’18 Vancouver, running June 4-7 at Vancouver Convention Centre West in Vancouver, British Columbia. More than 300 influential brand leaders and practitioners of environmental and social innovation will share new tools and frameworks, cutting-edge business solutions and case studies related to design and innovation for The Good Life.

Sustainable Brands Reveals Final Program Details for SB’18 Vancouver
Sustainable Brands Reveals Final Program Details for SB’18 Vancouver

10 months ago - BASF, P&G, Danone, Starbucks, and Salesforce.org among companies confirmed to showcase how brands are redesigning products and services for The Good Life

Darren Beck Promoted to VP, Sustainable Brands Corporate Member Network
Darren Beck Promoted to VP, Sustainable Brands Corporate Member Network

10 months ago - SAN FRANCISCO, May 30, 2018 - Sustainable Brands® recently announced that Darren Beck has been promoted to Vice President of the SB Corporate Member Network. Beck joined the company’s leadership team as Senior Director of Corporate Membership 18 months ago to further develop and enhance the growing SB Corporate Member Network. He brought a wealth of experience in sustainability, CSR and social impact, having spent 15 years with Sprint, including as Director of Environmental Initiatives. Since that time, he and his team have maintained a member retention rate of more than 80 percent and are on track to grow the network nearly 50 percent in 2018.

U.S. Plastics Producers Aim to Recycle or Recover 100% of Plastic Packaging by 2040
U.S. Plastics Producers Aim to Recycle or Recover 100% of Plastic Packaging by 2040

11 months ago - Three new goals to enhance the circular economy for plastics and reduce packaging waste have been announced by leading U.S. plastic producers including BASF, Dow, DuPont and Braskem.

BASF named a General Motors Supplier of the Year for 13th time
BASF named a General Motors Supplier of the Year for 13th time

11 months ago - BASF was named a 2017 General Motors (GM) Supplier of the Year for the thirteenth time since 2002. The award is presented to suppliers who distinguish themselves by meeting performance metrics for quality, execution, innovation, and total enterprise cost. “This is an opportunity for General Motors to honor those suppliers who are truly the best of the best,” said Steve Kiefer, GM senior vice president, Global Purchasing and Supply Chain. “The automotive industry is transforming at an incredible rate.

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SB Corporate Members Among Top 50 Companies for Diversity
SB Corporate Members Among Top 50 Companies for Diversity

11 months ago - Many Sustainable Brands Corporate Members have been named in DiversityInc’s Top 50 Companies for Diversity. The list was created in 2001 in response to the emerging business value of diversity-management initiatives. To participate, each company must submit a form, have at least 1,000 employees, and complete NOD’s disability employment tracker. The company then receives a subsequent report card which evaluates its performance in talent pipeline, talent development, leadership accountability, and supplier diversity in comparison to competitors within the same industry.

BASF and Solenis to join forces by combining paper and water chemicals businesses
BASF and Solenis to join forces by combining paper and water chemicals businesses

11 months ago - On May 2, 2018, BASF and Solenis have signed an agreement to join forces by combining BASF’s paper wet-end and water chemicals business with Solenis. The combined entity with pro-forma sales of around €2.4 billion and around 5,000 employees in 2017 aims to deliver additional value for paper and water treatment customers. The goal is to create a customer-focused global solutions provider for the industry. For the paper industry, the product portfolio of the combined enterprise will cover the entire range of functional and process wet-end chemicals, solutions for the water cycle for paper mills, as well as comprehensive service capabilities.

BASF joins "ZERO by 40" initiative to end malaria
BASF joins "ZERO by 40" initiative to end malaria

11 months ago - London: 18 April 2018 -Today, at the London Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting, the world’s leading Crop Protection companies announce their commitment to support the research, development and supply of innovative products to save lives and help eradicate malaria by 2040.

BASF drives sustainable palm with major portfolio switch
BASF drives sustainable palm with major portfolio switch

1 year ago - BASF shifts its Personal Care portfolio and will offer palm-based specialties for the cosmetics industry exclusively as certified sustainable. The move was announced at its 3rd Palm Dialog event during the in-cosmetics global exhibition. “This is an important milestone for the cosmetics industry’s progress towards sustainable palm – and some of our customers have already made the step,” said Xavier Susterac, Senior Vice President BASF Personal Care Europe. The decision to offer palm-based specialties only as certified in line with the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) ‘Mass Balance’ standard is the latest move in BASF’s initiative ‘Time for Change’.

10 Startups to Pitch Sustainable Chemistry, Material Solutions to BASF, J&J, P&G
10 Startups to Pitch Sustainable Chemistry, Material Solutions to BASF, J&J, P&G

1 year ago - The Green Chemistry & Commerce Council (GC3), a multi-stakeholder collaborative that drives the commercial adoption of sustainable chemistry, has selected the 10 startups that have won the opportunity to pitch their sustainable chemicals, materials, products and manufacturing technologies to large, strategic companies at the GC3’s 3rd Annual Green & Bio-Based Chemistry Technology Showcase & Networking Event.

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Helping customers assess their portfolio with BASF's Sustainable Solution Steering methodology
Helping customers assess their portfolio with BASF's Sustainable Solution Steering methodology

1 year ago - Sustainability is an integral part of BASF’s corporate strategy. A tangible example of how BASF carries out its company purpose “We create chemistry for a sustainable future” is the Sustainable Solution Steering method. This method has been developed by BASF to assess and steer its product portfolio based on defined sustainability criteria. It considers the entire value chain and markets including industry- and region-specific views. The approach reflects economic, ecological and social aspects of the products and solutions in their respective application. The company is now publishing the detailed method to enable customers and other interested parties to steer their portfolio according to their sustainability targets.

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