World’s Most Admired Companies 2011
BASF honored as the most admired company in the chemical industry
The U.S. business magazine Fortune again ranked BASF as the most admired chemical company in the world. BASF took first place in numerous categories, including product and service quality, global competitiveness and quality of management.
Dow Jones Sustainability World Index
BASF shares listed in the most important sustainability index for past eleven years
BASF shares were again included in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI World) in 2011. The company received particular recognition for its product stewardship, environmental management systems and climate strategy, as well as its risk and crisis management.
Carbon Disclosure Project
Carbon Disclosure Leadership Index and Carbon Performance Leadership Index
In 2011, BASF again achieved the top ranking in the Materials & Energy sector in the Carbon Disclosure Leadership Index. BASF was also once again included in the Carbon Performance Leadership Index, which assesses companies’ performance in managing climate change.
China Green Companies Top 100
BASF honored for its efforts
For the fourth time in succession, BASF was listed among the China Green Companies Top 100. This award recognizes companies that strengthen their competitiveness through long-term commitment to environmental protection, society, innovation and corporate culture.
German Diversity Prize &
DiversityInc 25 Noteworthy Companies
BASF honored for commitment to diversity
BASF was honored in 2011 with the German Diversity Award as “Germany’s Most Diverse Employer” in the category large-scale enterprise. The prize is awarded by Henkel, the business consultancy McKinsey and the German business magazine Wirtschaftswoche. It honors employers, individuals and innovative projects that are committed to establishing a diverse working culture. We have also gained international recognition for our diversity activities: BASF was included in DiversityInc’s 2011 ranking of “25 Noteworthy Companies for Diversity.”