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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

4 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.

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

4 years ago - Trilon® M Max as the high-performance phosphate alternative for automatic dishwashing detergentsExtra benefits in terms of enhanced formulation flexibility and esthetic choice of the end productTrilon® Ultimate as 2-in-1 solution for improved stability and extra glass protectionLudwigshafen, Germany – October 14, 2015 – 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 deterge

First Round of Plenaries at #NewMetrics '15 Tackles ROI, Reporting, Multiple Capitals, Science-Based Goals
First Round of Plenaries at #NewMetrics '15 Tackles ROI, Reporting, Multiple Capitals, Science-Based Goals

4 years ago - The main-stage program of New Metrics ’15 kicked off Wednesday with a simple, yet powerful reminder: This set of conversations is all about upside potential, smarter risk management and long-term resilience. Our focus this week — New Metrics — are metrics that allow business leaders to quantify previously ignored ESG impacts, or capture entirely new forms of business value based on new opportunities along those dimensions.

HUGO BOSS racing yacht all in black due to functional pigments made by BASF
HUGO BOSS racing yacht all in black due to functional pigments made by BASF

4 years ago - BASF now official partner of Alex Thomson RacingLaunch of the first entirely black IMOCA 60 sailing yacht in the world made possible by functional pigments with heat-reflecting propertiesBASF coating technology based on Paliogen® and Sicopal® pigmentsWhether the new racing yacht of the fashion house HUGO BOSS is going to be the fastest sailing boat in the world is yet to be seen. But one thing is certain: skippers and sailing fans around the world will not be able to ignore this state-of-the-art yacht.

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BASF and Genomatica expand license agreement for 1,4-butanediol (BDO) from renewable feedstock
BASF and Genomatica expand license agreement for 1,4-butanediol (BDO) from renewable feedstock

4 years ago - License agreement adds countries in Southeast AsiaOptional capacity for up to 75,000 metric tons per yearTargeting large-scale commercial production of renewable butanediol using Genomatica technologyLudwigshafen, Germany and San Diego, California – September 24, 2015 – BASF and Genomatica have expanded the scope of their license agreement for the production of 1,4-butanediol based on renewable feedstock (renewable BDO) using Genomatica’s patented process. The parties added certain countries in Southeast Asia to their initial agreement, which focused on North America.

CDP: Threefold Increase in Companies Disclosing Carbon Price from 2014
CDP: Threefold Increase in Companies Disclosing Carbon Price from 2014

4 years ago - Big brands across all industries are now assigning a carbon price to offset the costs and risks of their GHG production: Companies reporting that they price their greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions through CDP (Carbon Disclosure Project) has nearly tripled this year, now 437 from 150 in 2014.

BASF’s Creator Space Tour Heading to Shanghai to Explore Future Urban Living
BASF’s Creator Space Tour Heading to Shanghai to Explore Future Urban Living

4 years ago - Leading scientists and urban planning experts will gather at BASF’s Creator Space™ Science Symposium on November 10 and 11, 2015, in Shanghai, China to share the latest insights into the area of sustainable urban living. The symposium is part of the worldwide Creator Space™ program for the 150th anniversary year of BASF.

World's first top mount with polyurethane bearing and polyamide housing
World's first top mount with polyurethane bearing and polyamide housing

4 years ago - BASF is now expanding its expertise in top mounts to enable car manufacturers an optimum combination of weight savings, pleasant acoustics and vibration damping. The unique NVH (noise, vibration, harshness) solution is made possible by combining two of BASF's plastic specialties: the micro-cellular polyurethane elastomer Cellasto® and the highly glass-fiber reinforced polyamide Ultramid® A3WG10 CR. The top mount with the Cellasto® element and the Ultramid® housing is around 25 percent lighter than conventional aluminum die-cast versions with rubber. It was developed and optimized for serial production using BASF's simulation tool Ultrasim®.Combination of polyurethane and polyamide

CDP: Competitive Advantages for Chemical Companies Leading in Preparing for a Low-Carbon Economy
CDP: Competitive Advantages for Chemical Companies Leading in Preparing for a Low-Carbon Economy

4 years ago - The latest quarterly sector research report from CDP ranks companies in one of the highest-emitting sectors — diversified chemicals — based on a number of emissions-related metrics which, in aggregate, could have a material impact on company performance. It reveals which companies in the sector are best prepared for the future in developing sustainable products, enhancing efficiency or addressing regulatory change across sector-specific environmental metrics.

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5 Evolving Reasons Every Business Should Care About #NewMetrics
5 Evolving Reasons Every Business Should Care About #NewMetrics

4 years ago - If you are a regular or even semi-regular reader of Sustainable Brands, you are likely familiar with our New Metrics (#NewMetrics) events and publications.

BASF, thinkstep Scaling Collaborative Approach to Sustainable Product Portfolios: Part 2
BASF, thinkstep Scaling Collaborative Approach to Sustainable Product Portfolios: Part 2

4 years ago - At SB ’15 San Diego last month, chemical giant BASF and sustainability software and consulting company thinkstep announced their collaboration in making BASF’s Sustainable Solution SteeringTM method — for management of, and transition to, a sustainable product portfolio — available for wider use.

Report: Sustainability Innovation Powering Business Growth
Report: Sustainability Innovation Powering Business Growth

4 years ago - Revenues from company-defined portfolios of sustainable products and services grew by 91 percent between 2010 and 2013, according to a new report by The Conference Board, a public interest research association.For S&P Global 100 companies that break out revenue for sustainable products or services separately, that revenue stream grew at six times the rate of overall company results.

From Theory to Practice: Phase 3 of the Roundtable for Product Social Metrics
From Theory to Practice: Phase 3 of the Roundtable for Product Social Metrics

4 years ago - Back in 2013, PRé and seven frontrunner companies developed a vision to create a standardised and trusted methodology to assess the social impacts of products. Creating such a methodology together would avoid the drawbacks of each company developing its own methodology. Two years later, the Roundtable for Product Social Metrics has reached its third phase.The aim of the product social footprinting methodology was not only to measure and reduce social risks in the supply chain but also to identify improvement opportunities, reduce the social footprint of products and drive innovation.

BASF Convenes Scientists, Leaders at Symposium to Discuss Sustainable Food Solutions
BASF Convenes Scientists, Leaders at Symposium to Discuss Sustainable Food Solutions

4 years ago - On Tuesday and Wednesday in Chicago, BASF is hosting a Science Symposium, gathering academics and thought leaders from a variety of disciplines to discuss the challenge of sustaining global food production.The event, “Sustainable Food Chain – From Field to Table,” is part of BASF’s yearlong program to celebrate its 150th anniversary, during which it will collaborate with multiple stakeholders to “co-create” solutions to global issues including smart energy, food and urban living.

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BASF, Cargill Partnership Helping Filipino Farmers Achieve Sustainable Coconut Oil
BASF, Cargill Partnership Helping Filipino Farmers Achieve Sustainable Coconut Oil

4 years ago - For more than three years, BASF, Cargill and Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH have worked together to promote sustainable coconut oil and improve the living conditions of coconut farmers in the Philippines. This week they’ve announced the establishment of the world’s first certified production of copra, the dried coconut flesh needed to process coconut oil. The project on the southern Philippine island of Mindanao is partly financed by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) under the develoPPP.de programme.

Building 'a Single Version of the Truth': How BASF, thinkstep Are Scaling Sustainable Portfolio Management, Part 1
Building 'a Single Version of the Truth': How BASF, thinkstep Are Scaling Sustainable Portfolio Management, Part 1

4 years ago - On Wednesday at SB ’15 San Diego, BASF and thinkstep announced their collaboration in marketing the Sustainable Solution Steering method developed by BASF for sustainable portfolio management. The two organizations have signed a licensing agreement that extends their existing partnership to support BASF customers and other organizations in assessing and steering their product portfolio in line with sustainability criteria.

How to Shift Product Portfolios and Influence Entire Industries: The Evolution of a Few Remarkable Pivots
How to Shift Product Portfolios and Influence Entire Industries: The Evolution of a Few Remarkable Pivots

4 years ago - Talk about big players making big changes; CVS Health’s SVP of CSR and Philanthropy, Eileen Howard Boone; BASF’s Sustainability Manager, Denise Peterson; and Panera Bread’s Director of Public Relations, Jonathan Yohannan had a lot to share on their remarkable pivots this past year.

BASF recycling efforts support local non profits
BASF recycling efforts support local non profits

4 years ago - BASF recycling efforts support local non profitsEmployees recycle five bins full of electronic items, thousands of soft drink cans, hundreds of newspapers and tons of white paper

BASF Tool Helping Designers Lightweight Products, Minimize Development Costs
BASF Tool Helping Designers Lightweight Products, Minimize Development Costs

4 years ago - A common misconception regarding fiber-reinforced plastics is that the material’s performance cannot be predicted, as with steel or aluminum. But BASF says its ULTRASIM® performance-prediction technology routinely delivers 90-95 percent accuracy when predicting the performance of parts molded using BASF materials, creating new opportunities for lightweighting products while minimizing design and development costs.Using sophisticated material characterization methods and analysis techniques, the company says the tool now enables designers and engineers to account for the influence of the injection molding process of a thermoplastic and study:

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BASF Assembles Consortium to Tighten Up Renewable Biotech Production Processes
BASF Assembles Consortium to Tighten Up Renewable Biotech Production Processes

4 years ago - A consortium of companies in the European process industry including biotechnology, renewable resources, chemistry, process engineering, equipment and research organizations launched project PRODIAS (PROcessing Diluted Aqueous Systems) this week. The project aims to decrease production costs for renewable-based products via increasing the efficiency of raw material use and production processes.

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