Key data BASF Group 2012

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Economic data

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2012

2011

Change in %

1

For further information, see adjusted earnings per share

2

Including acquisitions

Sales

million €

78,729

73,497

7.1

Income from operations before depreciation and amortization (EBITDA)

million €

12,516

11,993

4.4

Income from operations (EBIT) before special items

million €

8,881

8,447

5.1

Income from operations (EBIT)

million €

8,976

8,586

4.5

Income before taxes and minority interests

million €

8,436

8,970

(6.0)

Net income

million €

4,879

6,188

(21.2)

 

 

 

 

 

Earnings per share

5.31

6.74

(21.2)

Adjusted earnings per share 1

5.71

6.26

(8.8)

Dividend per share

2.60

2.50

4.0

 

 

 

 

 

Cash provided by operating activities

million €

6,733

7,105

(5.2)

Additions to long-term assets 2

million €

5,397

3,646

48.0

Depreciation and amortization 2

million €

3,540

3,407

3.9

 

 

 

 

 

Return on assets

%

14.6

16.1

Return on equity after tax

%

20.4

27.5

Value added 2012

Value added 2012 3
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3 Value added results from the company’s performance minus goods and services purchased, depreciation and amortization. It shows the BASF Group’s contribution to both private and public income as well as the distribution of this contribution among all stakeholders.

Innovation

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2012

2011

Change in %

Research and development expenses

million €

1,746

1,605

8.8

Number of employees in research and development as of December 31

 

10,542

10,126

4.1

Employees and society

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2012

2011

Change in %

Employees as of December 31

113,262

111,141

1.9

Apprentices as of December 31

2,809

2,565

9.5

Personnel expenses

million €

9,089

8,576

6.0

Annual bonus

% of Group companies

97.5

93.7

4.1

Donations and sponsorship

million €

49.2

48.7

1.0

Supply chain management and Responsible Care

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2012

2011

Change in %

Number of on-site audits of raw material suppliers

210

206

2.0

Number of environmental and safety audits

112

97

15.5

Number of occupational medicine and health protection audits

42

35

20.0

Safety and health

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2012

2011

Change in %

4

For more information, see Health protection; the Health Performance Index was newly defined in 2012.

Transportation accidents

per 10,000 shipments

0.24

0.18

33.3

Product spillages during transportation

per 10,000 shipments

0.25

0.30

(16.7)

Lost time injuries

per million working hours

1.7

1.9

(10.5)

Health Performance Index 4

 

0.89

Environment

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2012

2011

Change in %

5

Primary energy used in BASF’s plants as well as in the plants of our energy suppliers to cover energy demand for production processes

6

Excluding emissions from oil and gas production

7

Deviation from Report 2011 due to reclassification of natural gas usage

8

Deviation from Report 2011 due to retroactive inclusion of emissions from a former Cognis site

9

Deviation from Report 2011 primarily due to retroactive inclusion of waste from construction activities at the Ludwigshafen site

Primary energy usage 5

million MWh

61.5

63.8

(3.6)

Energy efficiency in production processes

metric tons of sales
product/MWh

0.589

0.621 7

(5.2)

Total water withdrawal

million cubic meters

2,009

2,130

(5.7)

Withdrawal of drinking water

million cubic meters

23

24

(4.2)

Emissions of organic substances to water 6

thousand metric tons

21.6

24.3

(11.1)

Emissions of nitrogen to water 6

thousand metric tons

2.8

2.9

(3.4)

Emissions of heavy metals to water 6

metric tons

26

24

8.3

Emissions of greenhouse gases

million metric tons
of CO2 equivalents

24.7

25.8

(4.3)

Emissions to air (air pollutants) 6

thousand metric tons

31.6

34.4 8

(8.1)

Waste

million metric tons

2.24

2.11 9

6.2

Operating costs for environmental protection facilities

million €

910

850

7.1

Investments in environmental protection

million €

272

190

43.2