BASF is the world’s leading chemical company. With more than 110,000 employees, six Verbund sites and approximately 380 additional production sites worldwide they serve customers and partners in almost all countries of the world. The company combines economic success, social responsibility and environmental protection. Through science and innovation BASF enables their customers in almost all industries to meet the current and future needs of society. Its products and system solutions contribute to conserving resources, ensuring healthy food and nutrition and helping to improve quality of life. The company has summed up this contribution in its corporate purpose: BASF creates chemistry for a sustainable future.