BASF Canada was recently named one of three finalists for The Bloom Centre for Sustainability (BLOOM) Leadership Award 2012. The winner will be announced on Oct.17 during the gala dinner at Sustainability Applied 2012, at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre.
This inaugural award recognizes organizations that excel in integrating sustainability into their business strategy, decision-making and operations to deliver comprehensive long-term value as measured by tangible economic, environmental and social accomplishments.
“As the world’s largest chemical company, BASF practices environmental and social responsibility and utilizes chemistry and innovation to help enable our customers to meet the current and future needs of society,” said Laurent Tainturier, President of BASF Canada. “This approach is reflected in BASF’s purpose statement, ‘We create chemistry for a sustainable future,’ and is achieved through collaboration with numerous stakeholders and by creating a culture of innovation and sustainability among our employees.”
Tainturier added, “As a finalist for this award, the efforts of our employees are being recognized by the Canadian Sustainability community, and for this we are very honoured.”
The Bloom Centre for Sustainability is a leading authority in the area of applied sustainability. The organization strives to bring together public and private sector interests to drive change and implement sustainability initiatives that deliver economic, environmental and social benefit.