The American Chemistry Council (ACC) names BASF Corporation a Responsible Care Company of the Year. The award is the highest ACC distinction, according to BASF, and annually recognizes outstanding performance and leadership in environmental, health, safety and security.
“Responsible Care is always a priority in every aspect of what we do at BASF,” says Wayne T. Smith, chairman and CEO, BASF Corporation. “Not only does it provide a framework for our environment, health and safety programs – a way to track and measure our success – it imparts a common set of principles and a language to use with our employees, our customers, and our communities. It allows us to understand our roles as individuals, as an industry, and as a global environment so we can follow a common path toward a sustainable future.”
The Responsible Care Company of the Year Awards were presented at the annual ACC meeting, held from June 5-7 in Colorado Springs, Colorado. BASF received the award in the large company category. Ethyl Corporation and FMC Corporation won the awards in the small and medium company categories.
BASF also received recognition from the ACC at its 2017 Responsible Care Conference and Expo held earlier this year. The company was presented with awards in the following categories:
- Initiative of the Year
- Facility Safety
- Energy Efficiency Program
- Significant Improvement in Manufacturing
- Non-Manufacturing Improvement
For more information, visit: www.basf.com/responsiblecare