MAULDIN, SC, February 23, 2016 — Recently, BASF’s Mauldin and White Stone, South Carolina sites accepted the 2016 Business Black Box magazine’s “Green Award.”. The award recognizes South Carolina companies or individuals focused on protecting the environment and promoting energy efficiency. BASF received this honor for their dedication to energy-saving, environmentally friendly methods of materials production.
“Our employees at BASF are dedicated to developing sustainable solutions to respond to the current and future needs of society,” said Neville Lockwood, Manager of BASF’s Mauldin and White Stone sites. “We show this dedication through our work as well as our commitment to our local communities here in South Carolina.”
BASF sites in Mauldin and White Stone support a wide range of community initiatives. In 2015, the White Stone site participated in Hub City Farmer’s Market Earth Day community garden project, while the Mauldin site supports the Eastside and GHS Family YMCA’s summer camp program. BASF employees are active members of the local community and the company is a member of the “Responsible Care” program of the American Chemistry Council.
BASF Corporation, headquartered in Florham Park, New Jersey, is the North American affiliate of BASF SE, Ludwigshafen, Germany. BASF has more than 17,000 employees in North America, and had sales of $20.6 billion in 2014. For more information about BASF’s North American operations, visitwww.basf.us.
At BASF, we create chemistry – and have been doing so for 150 years. Our portfolio ranges from chemicals, plastics, performance products and crop protection products to oil and gas. As the world’s leading chemical company, we combine economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility. Through science and innovation, we enable our customers in nearly every industry to meet the current and future needs of society. Our products and solutions contribute to conserving resources, ensuring nutrition and improving quality of life. We have summed up this contribution in our corporate purpose: We create chemistry for a sustainable future. BASF had sales of over €74 billion in 2014 and around 113,000 employees as of the end of the year. Further information on BASF is available on the Internet atwww.basf.com.