BASF Share Included in DJSI for 14th Consecutive Year
Submitted by: BASF Corporation
Posted: Sep 11, 2014 – 12:04 PM EST
FLORHAM PARK, NJ, Sep. 11 /CSRwire/ - (Marketwired) BASF was today again included in the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI World). The company has been especially recognized for its engagement in the areas of eco-efficiency, environmental reporting, labor practice and human rights. The DJSI World is one of the most renowned
sustainability indices and represents the top 10 percent of the largest 2,500 companies included in the Dow Jones Global Index.
The BASF share is included in the DJSI World for the 14th consecutive year. The listed companies have to demonstrate continuous improvement every year with regards to sustainability and are assessed by analysts from asset manager RobecoSAM.
Sustainability is integral to BASF's "We create chemistry" strategy and a main growth driver. Additional information is available on the Internet at www.basf.com/sustainability.
BASF Corporation, headquartered in Florham Park, New Jersey, is the North American affiliate of BASF SE, Ludwigshafen, Germany. BASF has nearly 17,000 employees in North America, and had sales of $19.3 billion in 2013. For more information about BASF's North American operations, visit www.basf.us.
At BASF, we create chemistry -- and have been doing so for 150 years. Our portfolio ranges from chemicals, plastics, performance products and crop protection products to oil and gas. As the world's leading chemical company, we combine economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility. Through science and innovation, we enable our customers in nearly every industry to meet the current and future needs of society. Our products and solutions contribute to conserving resources, ensuring nutrition and improving quality of life. We have summed up this contribution in our corporate purpose: We create chemistry for a sustainable future. BASF had sales of about EUR 74 billion in 2013 and over 112,000 employees as of the end of the year. Further information on BASF is available on the Internet at www.basf.com.
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