Selected prizes and awards

CDP Global 500 Climate Disclosure Leadership Index

BASF in leading position in reporting on climate protection
In 2013, BASF was inclued in the CDP Global 500 Climate Disclosure Leadership Index for the ninth time in succession. The index contains companies that report on climate protection in a particularly transparent and comprehensive manner. As in previous years, BASF achieved the top ranking in the Materials sector.

Dow Jones Sustainability Index

BASF share included in DJSI World for thirteenth consecutive year
BASF shares were again included in the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index. The analysts especially pointed out the company’s commitment to risk and crisis management, human capital development, and plant biotechnology.

European Water Stewardship certificate

BASF awarded for responsible use of water
BASF is the first chemical company in the world to achieve gold-level certification according to the European Water Stewardship (EWS) standard for its production site in Tarragona, Spain in 2013. In the course of an external audit, the water management of the production site was certified.