Selected prizes and awards
Carbon Disclosure Project
Carbon Disclosure Leadership Index and Carbon Performance Leadership Index
In 2012, 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 dealing with climate change.
Dow Jones Sustainability Index
BASF share included in DJSI World for twelfth consecutive year
BASF shares were again included in the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI World) in 2012. The company received particular recognition for its commitment in the areas of climate strategy and risk and crisis management, as well as human capital development.
China Green Companies Top 100
BASF honored for its commitment
For the fifth 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.
LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design)
BASF honored for sustainable construction
BASF’s new North American headquarters in Florham Park, New Jersey, was awarded the highest LEED certification in 2012, making it one of a total of five construction projects in the United States to have achieved the Double Platinum rating. The classification system for sustainable buildings defines standards in the areas of site concept, water and energy consumption, building materials and interior construction.