I recently had the opportunity to attend the Business Civic Leadership Center’s national conference, which was focused on corporate citizenship. While there, I led one of four rotating sessions focused on skills-based volunteerism and had the opportunity to share a bit about what UPS does to apply its logistics expertise to relief agencies before and after urgent humanitarian relief situations.
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
(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 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 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
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.
Joint news release
PETRONAS and BASF move ahead with expansion of partnership
Partners sign "Heads of Agreement" for development of new project in
Further progress on expansion plan for current joint venture in Kuantan
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia – March 6, 2012 – PETRONAS and BASF have taken the
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
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
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 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.