Sustainable Innovation


Growing demand is putting an increased strain on our planet. We already consume more than the earth can regenerate. Sustainability is therefore crucial to our future. We need to balance economic, environmental and social needs to ensure more sustainable development. 



When developing new products and solutions for our customers based on current market trends, we always consider their contribution to sustainable development. This means for instance developing detergent ingredients that perform well at lower washing temperatures to save energy, surfactants that need less water in the rinsing step or high-performance phosphate alternatives for automatic dishwashing detergents that enable sparkling dishes while protecting the environment. 


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Sustainable Development at BASF

Our Sustainable Solution Steering

Our Commitment to Sustainable Palm (kernel) Oil

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For us, sustainable development is not a trend or a one-time decision – It is an integrated part of what we do, decide, and develop with our customers to create chemistry for a sustainable future.



Take a look at our latest examples for sustainable innovation:

Sparkling Dishes without Phosphate

Keeping Colors Bright

Antigraying in Commercial Laundry