Key data BASF Group 2013

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Economic data

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2013

2012

Change in %

1

For further information, see Adjusted earnings per share

2

Including acquisitions

Sales

million €

73,973

72,129

2.6

Income from operations before depreciation and amortization (EBITDA)

million €

10,427

10,009

4.2

Income from operations (EBIT) before special items

million €

7,190

6,647

8.2

Income from operations (EBIT)

million €

7,273

6,742

7.9

Income from operations (EBIT) after cost of capital

million €

1,872

1,164

60.8

Income before taxes and minority interests

million €

6,713

5,977

12.3

Net income

million €

4,842

4,819

0.5

Earnings per share

5.27

5.25

0.4

Adjusted earnings per share1

5.37

5.64

(4.8)

Dividend per share

2.70

2.60

3.8

Cash provided by operating activities

million €

7,870

6,602

19.2

Additions to noncurrent assets2

million €

7,513

5,263

42.8

Depreciation and amortization2

million €

3,154

3,267

(3.5)

Return on assets

%

11.6

11.0

Return on equity after tax

%

19.4

19.9

Value added 2013

Value added 2013 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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2013

2012

Change in %

Research and development expenses

million €

1,835

1,732

5.9

Number of employees in research and development at year-end

 

10,631

10,456

1.7

Employees and society

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2013

2012

Change in %

Employees at year-end

112,206

110,782

1.3

Apprentices at year-end

3,060

2,809

8.9

Personnel expenses

million €

9,285

8,963

3.6

Annual bonus

% of Group companies

98.9

97.9

1.0

Donations and sponsorship

million €

49.2

49.0

0.4

Supply chain management and Responsible Care

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2013

2012

Change in %

4

In 2013, we updated our approach for evaluating suppliers. In addition to on-site audits, we initiated 550 sustainability evaluations online through external service providers. For more information, see Supply chain management.

Number of on-site sustainability audits of raw material suppliers4

155

210

(26.0)

Number of environmental and safety audits

132

112

17.9

Number of occupational medicine and health protection audits

44

42

4.8

Safety and health

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2013

2012

Change in %

5

For more information, see Production.

Transportation accidents

per 10,000 shipments

0.22

0.24

(8)

Product spillages during transportation

per 10,000 shipments

0.23

0.25

(8)

Lost time injuries

per million working hours

1.4

1.7

(18)

Health Performance Index5

 

0.89

0.89

0.4

Environment

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2013

2012

Change in %

6

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

7

Excluding emissions from oil and gas production

Primary energy usage6

million MWh

59.2

57.4

3.1

Energy efficiency in production processes

metric tons of sales product/MWh

0.592

0.602

(1.7)

Total water withdrawal

million cubic meters

1,781

1,999

(10.9)

Withdrawal of drinking water

million cubic meters

22.6

23.2

(2.5)

Emissions of organic substances to water7

thousand metric tons

19.7

21.2

(7.5)

Emissions of nitrogen to water7

thousand metric tons

2.9

2.8

4.7

Emissions of heavy metals to water7

metric tons

21.9

26.2

(16.7)

Emissions of greenhouse gases

million metric tons of CO2 equivalents

23.0

22.8

0.8

Emissions to air (air pollutants)7

thousand metric tons

32.4

30.6

5.9

Waste

million metric tons

2.5

2.2

11.8

Operating costs for environmental protection facilities

million €

893

901

(0.9)

Investments in environmental protection

million €

325

268

21.3