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 €74 billion in 2013 and over 112,000 employees as of the end of the year. BASF shares are traded on the stock exchanges in Frankfurt (BAS), London (BFA) and Zurich (AN). Further information on BASF is available at www.basf.com.
The right connections allow people to learn from one another and create ideas and solutions, which make our lives better and help solve life’s challenges. In the 150th year of its existence, BASF is celebrating by connecting people and ideas around the globe. The co-creation program we have launched is called Creator SpaceTM. It focuses on urban living, energy and food. On the CreatorSpaceTM platform, you can find out more about the anniversary activities taking place around the world this year.