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Super Sustainability: BASF Canada recognized for its sustainability leadership under CN EcoConnexions Partnership Program

Mississauga, Ontario – BASF has been recognized by CN, a transportation industry leader and trade-enabler, for its sustainability practices in Canada. 

The CN EcoConnexions Partnership Program celebrates CN’s customers and supply chain partners who are committed to reducing their environmental footprint and being part of the climate solution, building a more sustainable future.

“We are humbled to receive this recognition that acknowledges our efforts and achievements in sustainability in Canada,” said Apala Mukherjee, president, BASF Canada. “At BASF, we work continuously to further reduce the emissions and environmental impact of our operations, products and system solutions. However, to drive sustainability, we recognize the importance of partnering with companies who innovate and integrate sustainability into all they do, such as CN, that supports us in transporting our products in a more sustainable way.”

BASF’s range of sustainability practices implemented to contribute to a world that provides value to society includes initiatives led by BASF Canada, as well as globally through BASF SE, such as:

  • Contributing to clean revenue through Accelerator product sales, products within the BASF portfolio that contribute most to sustainability based on economic, environmental, and societal indicators
  • Recichain, innovative plastics circularity pilot project that combines the power of blockchain with a digital badge and loop count technology, improving sorting, tracing, and monitoring of plastics throughout the value chain to enable a circular economy in Canada
  • Supporting the Value Balancing Alliance, which aims to change the way companies report by introducing impact measurements that integrates sustainability reporting into accounting principles
  • The Product Carbon Footprint (PCF), digital solution developed in-house, that helps to calculate and reduce the footprint for our entire product portfolio
  • The purchase of Renewable Energy for BASF sites located in Western Canada, reducing C02 emissions footprint in Canada by 50%
  • The joint agreement BASF signed recently with SABIC and Linde to develop the world’s first electrical heating concepts for steam crackers
  • Other Sustainability initiatives in Canada
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“The CN EcoConnexions Partnership Program recognizes BASF’s commitment to a more sustainable future, and for CN, a sustainable future means thinking and acting in the interest of generations to come.” Said Janet Drysdale, Vice-President Sustainability at CN. “BASF demonstrates leadership through initiatives and quantitative goals to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, increase energy efficiency and reduce waste. BASF’s goals are aligned with the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and publicly reports on progress against these goals. CN is proud to recognize BASF’s leadership in sustainability through its EcoConnections Partnership Program.”

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