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Sustainable Brands ’12 Innovation Open Partners with GOOD Maker to Publicly Elect the Tenth Finalist in Revolutionary Innovation

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., April 25, 2012 – The Sustainable Brands Innovation Open (SBIO) has recently issued a challenge to for-profit start-ups: offer ideas that improve people’s lives and/or the environment. 

Secretary-General Appoints New Global Compact Board Members, Strengthens Focus on Business Engagement

Secretary-General Appoints New Global Compact Board Members, Strengthens Focus on Business Engagement (New York, 19 April 2012) – UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has appointed 14 new members to the Global Compact Board, the UN’s highest-level advisory body involving business, civil society, labour and employers organizations.

“Life Cycle Analyzer” supports sustainable solutions

"Life Cycle Analyzer" supports sustainable solutions  Life cycle assessment tool developed for Europe under BASF’s “Green Sense® Concrete” approach  Sustainable solutions for concrete gain importance With the newly developed “Life Cycle Analyzer” BASF helps to improve concrete characteristics. The special software offers solutions in major concrete improvement areas like process

BASF gives Seattle Mariners green boost to launch ‘Sustainable Saturdays’ at Safeco Field

BASF News Release For immediate release BASF gives Seattle Mariners green boost to launch ‘Sustainable Saturdays’ at Safeco Field First 10,000 fans at Earth Day weekend game take home free ‘Kitchen Catcher’ compost kit with compostable bags

Sustainable Brands Releases Program Details For Sustainable Brands ’12 Conference

Record Attendance of Over 1,000 Sustainability, Brand and Innovation Leaders Expected at Sixth Annual Conference

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HP and Staples Make It Easy, Free to Recycle Electronics Nationwide

Consumers can recycle electronics every day at Staples Stores throughout the United States PALO ALTO, Calif., FRAMINGHAM, Mass., April 12, 2012

Solar Energy Used to Power Production of Becker Underwood’s Environmentally Friendly Biopesticides and Biofertilizers

Installation of 120 solar panels at Becker Underwood’s Littlehampton, United Kingdom facility

25 brands join forces to build carbon offset projects with NativeEnergy

Firms seek to reduce carbon emissions in Iowa, Oklahoma, and Pennsylvania

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Sustainable Brands Announces First Look at 2012 Conference Program

Over 1000 Attendees will Learn, Discuss, and Collaborate to Tap Opportunity in Response to Global Environmental and Social Issues June 4-7, 2012 at Paradise Point in San Diego, CA

Shelton Group to Shine Light on Toshiba’s Innovative New LED Lighting

KNOXVILLE, TN – Toshiba International Corporation (TIC), a leader in solid-state lighting, has chosen Shelton Group as the agency of record to develop a comprehensive marketing and communications campaign to market its innovative LED lighting products in the United States.

GRI and Sustainability Context: Explain It Like We’re Four

“Now, explain it to me like I’m a four year old,” says Denzel Washington to Tom Hanks in the 1993 film Philadelphia. We pose this same question to the Global Reporting Initiative, the standard-setter for sustainability reporting.

Nonprofits and Brands Seeking Purpose-driven Collaborations Have CauseWay -- a New Program at SB ’12

High-impact Organizations will Showcase their Initiatives and Seek Matches with Aligned Brand Partners in San Diego CA, June 4-7, 2012

PETRONAS and BASF move ahead with expansion of partnership

Joint news release PETRONAS and BASF move ahead with expansion of partnership in Malaysia  Partners sign "Heads of Agreement" for development of new project in Pengerang  Further progress on expansion plan for current joint venture in Kuantan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia – March 6, 2012 – PETRONAS and BASF have taken the

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BASF and FDK Corporation to collaborate on joint battery materials development program

BASF and FDK Corporation to collaborate on joint battery materials development program

Sustainable Brands ’12 Announces the 4th Annual SB Innovation Open, a Contest for Sustainable Start-ups

Seeking New Companies to Showcase their Revolutionary Innovation at Sustainable Brands ’12 Conference in San Diego CA, June 4-7, 2012

BASF acquires extrusion technology from B.C. Foam:

BASF acquires extrusion technology from B.C. Foam: PET foams for the wind energy sector  BASF expands portfolio for wind power  Strengthened competence for automotive, aeronautics and shipbuilding industries BASF has purchased the PET foam business of the Italian company B.C. Foam S.p.A., headquartered in Volpiano. The companies have

Award for integrated reporting

Award for integrated reporting  Excellent placing in sustainability reporting ranking of Germany’s 150 biggest industrial and service companies  Rankings for greater comparability of sustainability reporting Berlin, Germany – February 28, 2012 – BASF was honored yesterday for its Report 2010, which documents the company’s economic,

BASF sets new ambitious goals for environment, health and safety

BASF has established new ambitious environmental, health and safety goals. The company wants to increase its energy efficiency – defined as the amount of sales products in relation to the primary energy demand – worldwide by 35 percent by 2020, compared to the previous goal of 25 percent.

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