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Unilever Ranks Highest in Gartner's 2016 Supply Chain Top 25
Unilever Ranks Highest in Gartner's 2016 Supply Chain Top 25

3 years ago - The research firm Gartner Inc. has released the findings from its annual Supply Chain Top 25, identifying supply chain leaders and highlighting their best practices. Analysts announced the results May 18 at the Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference in Phoenix, Arizona, USA. For the first time, Unilever topped the ranking, followed by McDonald's, Amazon, Intel, and a newcomer to the top five, the Swedish fashion retailer H&M. Five new companies made the Supply Chain Top 25 this year, with Schneider Electric, BASF, and BMW joining the list for the first time, and HP and GlaxoSmithKline rejoining after several years. (See below for the full list.)

Sustainable Water Management and Facilitating Global Access to Clean Water: Addressing SDG 6
Sustainable Water Management and Facilitating Global Access to Clean Water: Addressing SDG 6

3 years ago - Although roughly 70 percent of our planet is covered with water, drinkable water is increasingly becoming a scarce resource. The United Nations has defined access to clean water as one of 17 Sustainable Development Goals; BASF supports the SDGs and is committed to a responsible use of water along the entire value chain.

BASF’s Creator Space Program to be Continued to Support Innovation
BASF’s Creator Space Program to be Continued to Support Innovation

3 years ago - BASF will continue the Creator SpaceTM program as part of its innovation process to foster co-creation and open innovation within the company. The program was launched during BASF’s 150th anniversary year. In around 50 initiatives around the globe, BASF employees discussed solutions to challenges with a focus on the three anniversary themes of food, smart energy and urban living with more than 6,000 partners from industry, academia, government and society. These initiatives have led to more than 100 projects currently being pursued with partners. In addition, two projects are being carried out within corporate citizenship initiatives.

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Europeans Want Cheap, Pesticide-Free Food; Industry Campaign Says It Can’t Be Done
Europeans Want Cheap, Pesticide-Free Food; Industry Campaign Says It Can’t Be Done

3 years ago - Do Europeans have unreasonable expectations for the agriculture industry? New poll results suggest that 91 percent of consumers think food should remain affordable, but just 54 percent think that farmers should be able to use pesticides to keep prices down.

Stakeholder Relations - Invest in It Before You Need to Rely on It
Stakeholder Relations - Invest in It Before You Need to Rely on It

3 years ago - As the world’s leading chemical company, BASF has products in all kinds of industries; it employs 112,000 employees globally, services a variety of customers, and has relationships with shareholders and a large numbers of societal stakeholders. Any company’s set of relevant stakeholders in business, government and civil society will change with time; a clear picture is essential for effective engagement. Rather than relying on inflexible stakeholder mapping tools, it might be more appropriate to have skilled people and organizational structures in place for ongoing stakeholder analysis and engagement.

SB'16 Barcelona Will Demonstrate 'Sustainability and Business Are Not Only Compatible, They Are Inseparable'
SB'16 Barcelona Will Demonstrate 'Sustainability and Business Are Not Only Compatible, They Are Inseparable'

3 years ago - The second edition of Sustainable Brands Barcelona is taking place the 22nd-24th of May. Sandra Pina, director of the event and partner of the consultancy firm Quiero salvar el mundo haciendo marketing gave us a sneak peak of what is to come.

Sustainable Brands Elevates Networking Platform for Business Solutions
Sustainable Brands Elevates Networking Platform for Business Solutions

3 years ago - SAN FRANCISCO, April 21, 2016 – Sustainable Brands® recently announced activities in the Activation Hub at SB’16 San Diego, June 6-9, 2016 at Paradise Point Resort & Spa. As a central networking hub, this action-centered environment will serve as an ideation marketplace for global brands looking for specific solutions to scale sustainability initiatives.

7 Trends at the Intersection of Sustainability and Purpose to Watch This Year
7 Trends at the Intersection of Sustainability and Purpose to Watch This Year

3 years ago - There is widespread consensus in the global Sustainable Brands community that purpose is trending in the business world, especially among brands that are looking beyond the next quarter and trying to figure out how to thrive in the middle and long run. Such brands are not only wisely taking actions to future-proof themselves, but are also smartly leveraging a strong zeitgeist of purpose-driven behavior in society in general – that verifiable wave of health-conscious consumers, meaning- and balance-seeking employees, future-focused students and increasingly influential faith-based and spiritual communities.

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BASF reimagines urban coastal resilience in Red Hook, Brooklyn
BASF reimagines urban coastal resilience in Red Hook, Brooklyn

3 years ago - BASF, a leading global chemical company at the forefront of sustainable construction solutions, released a white paper titled "Co-Creating Solutions for Urban Neighborhoods in Coastal Cities: A Look at Red Hook, Brooklyn." It explores five solutions that would help Red Hook to resiliently and sustainably rebuild from the $32 billion in property damage Hurricane Sandy left behind in 2012, better prepare to withstand extreme weather and ultimately revitalize the neighborhood's fledgling economy.

In-Cosmetics 2016: BASF Sets The Course For A Sustainable Future With “All About Tomorrow”
In-Cosmetics 2016: BASF Sets The Course For A Sustainable Future With “All About Tomorrow”

3 years ago - The sustainability of a product is a decisive factor for making a purchase decision for a growing number of consumers. “Many of our customers wish to further promote their sustainable development. We can help them”, said Jan-Peter Sander, Head of the Personal Care business of BASF in Europe. Framed by the motto “All about tomorrow”, BASF will present concepts and methods to its customers at this year’s in-cosmetics (April 12-14) in Paris, in addition to new ingredients and formulations, which will help them to achieve their own sustainability objectives.

BASF launches Maglis, a new online platform to help farmers improve crop management
BASF launches Maglis, a new online platform to help farmers improve crop management

3 years ago - Limburgerhof, Germany – March 3, 2016 – Today, BASF has launched MaglisTM, an online agricultural platform set to become a key partner in helping farmers manage their crops. With the platform, farmers will be able to gather, interpret, and monitor a range of crop-related data that will support them in making better decisions on how to grow and market their crops. The launch took place at the Commodity Classic agricultural convention and trade show, in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA.

Trending: New Materials, Traceability Could Help Mould Circular Economy for Plastics
Trending: New Materials, Traceability Could Help Mould Circular Economy for Plastics

3 years ago - With the opportunity to curb over $80 billion in annual industry losses, a circular economy for plastics seems pretty appealing. Several projects in Europe are working to make this happen: Earlier this month, Sustainable Brands covered a collaborative effort between the cities of London, Amsterdam and Copenhagen to improve plastics capture, but companies, non-profits and research centres are also working together to improve traceability and create new materials to help facilitate the transition to a circular economy for plastics.

BASF: 'The Chemistry Between People' Key for Co-Creating a Sustainable Future
BASF: 'The Chemistry Between People' Key for Co-Creating a Sustainable Future

3 years ago - As the old African proverb famously asserts: “If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together.” Chemical giant BASF has taken this to heart, as evidenced by its collaborative approach to sustainability innovation. We spoke with Peter Gräve, director of Communications and Advocacy at BASF Española, to learn more about the many ways the global company is engaging and collaborating to fulfill its commitment to “create chemistry for a sustainable future.”

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BASF Crop Protection improves product traceability and transparency throughout the value chain
BASF Crop Protection improves product traceability and transparency throughout the value chain

3 years ago - BASF has announced the introduction of a new traceability technology for its crop protection products filling lines: Supply Chain Track and Trace (SCTT). The innovation will enable BASF to show and document the route its products take from the filling stage until they reach farmers. With SCTT, BASF aims to create further transparency in the supply chain and to fight product counterfeiting. The first production lines to implement the new technology are at the BASF’s sites in Tarragona, Spain, and in Genay and Gravelines, both located in France.

Industry-Led Roundtable for Product Social Metrics Expanding Into Multi-Stakeholder Group
Industry-Led Roundtable for Product Social Metrics Expanding Into Multi-Stakeholder Group

3 years ago - The Roundtable for Product Social Metrics — a coalition of multinational consumer product companies aimed at developing a comprehensive, consistent methodology for businesses to measure the social impacts of products, launched in 2013 — announced Monday that it is now moving forward as a multi-stakeholder organization, opening its doors to interested companies, industry associations, NGOs, researchers and consultants to join the collaboration.

BASF Marks 150th Anniversary With ‘Smart Energy Solutions’ Tour
BASF Marks 150th Anniversary With ‘Smart Energy Solutions’ Tour

3 years ago - To mark its 150th anniversary, German firm BASF is hosting a ten-day program in Ludwigshafen focusing on one of the most pressing global challenges: Given the limited resources, how can we secure our energy supply also in the future?By 2050, global energy demand is forecast to rise by more than 50 percent, BASF says, and new solutions will have to be developed in order to secure the energy supply in the future.Germany, in particular, is in the midst of an energy transition: Electricity generation is becoming increasingly decentralized. As a result, electricity grids and energy markets will have to change and become more flexible. That’s why BASF says it chose to make “smart energy” the theme of the tour stop in Germany.

BASF at Sustainable Brands '15 London
BASF at Sustainable Brands '15 London

3 years ago - BASF, a Platinum Sponsor of Sustainable Brands, will be presenting the latest developments in its Sustainable Solution SteeringTM project at the Sustainable Brands London event in Windsor (Nov 16-18). BASF has systematically reviewed and evaluated the sustainability aspects of 60,000 product applications in the company’s portfolio. The analysis involved 2,000 experts, and resulted in more than a thousand specific action plans for improving the overall value-chain sustainability performance.

BASF Presents New Types of the Readily Biodegradable Chelating Agent Trilon®
BASF Presents New Types of the Readily Biodegradable Chelating Agent Trilon®

3 years ago - At the SEPAWA Congress 2015, BASF will present new types of the readily biodegradable chelating agent Trilon® M, which has established itself in the market as the high-performance phosphate alternative for automatic dishwashing detergents. EU regulations stipulate that phosphate will be virtually prohibited for this application in Europe from 2017. In the US, 16 states have already banned phosphate in this application since 2010.Trilon® M binds the hard water ions particularly effectively and prevents limescale buildup on the dishes during the dishwashing cycle. It is readily biodegradable and fulfills the criteria for the EU Ecolabel.

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BASF launches new bio-based Polyol for VOC free* 2K PU applications
BASF launches new bio-based Polyol for VOC free* 2K PU applications

3 years ago - Sovermol® 830 promotes sustainable development for industrial flooring systems, coatings exposed to potable water and semi-structural adhesivesExcellent hardening and mechanical characteristics even under difficult conditionsBASF has extended its range of high-quality bio-based polyols sold under the Sovermol® trademark. The products are used for manufacturing extremely low-emission 2K PU coatings for interior and exterior applications. With Sovermol 830 BASF is launching a new polyol that makes indoor floorings, e.g. in industrial warehouses or sports halls, more resistant.

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