Dow Jones Sustainability Index
BASF shares included in the most important sustainability index
For the ninth year in succession, BASF shares were included in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI World) – the most important sustainability index worldwide.
Carbon Disclosure Leadership Index
First place in materials sector
In 2009, BASF achieved the top ranking in the materials sector in the Carbon Disclosure Leadership Index.This index of the international investor group Carbon Disclosure Project recognizes corporations that excel in addressing the opportunities and risks associated with climate change.
Included for the fourth time in succession
BASF was included in the list of the “Global 100” for the fourth time in succession in 2009 by New York-based investment advisory firm Innovest. This list comprises the world’s most successful companies in the areas of environmental protection, social affairs and corporate governance.
Best Corporate Citizenship Award
Commitment to education and environmental protection
In 2009, BASF China Co. Ltd. received the Best Corporate Citizenship Award for the fifth time. The prize recognizes achievements in categories such as education and environmental protection, and is awarded by the business magazine 21st Century Business Herald.