Industry Group: Chemicals
Founded in 1865 and based in Germany, BASF is the world’s largest chemical company, with products spanning the full spectrum of commodities to specialties. In addition, the company is a strong player in agricultural crop protection chemicals and emissions control catalysts for cars and trucks. Given its sheer size, BASF has a top-three market position in roughly 70% of its businesses.
ESG Risk Rating
Industry Group (1st = lowest risk)
Chemicals 149 out of 531
Global Universe 8938 out of 15557
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The ESG Risk Ratings measure a company's exposure to industry-specific material ESG risks and how well a company is managing those risks.
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BASF SE's Exposure is Medium
Management refers to how well a company is managing its relevant ESG issues. Our management score assesses the robustness of a company's ESG programs, practices and policies.
BASF SE's Management of ESG Material Risk is Strong
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Top Material ESG Issues for BASF SE
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Highest Controversy level that has impacted BASF SE's ESG Risk Rating in the last three years
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