Ludwigshafen, Germany –BASF has been recognized as the leading chemical company in the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI World). The company was recognized for its climate strategy, its environmental and social reporting, and for developing innovative and eco-efficient products.
AkzoNobel, Amsterdam, the Netherlands, has achieved a leading position on the index having scored 86 percent in the latest rankings, 1 percent behind sector-leader BASF.
The DJSI World represents the top 10 percent of the largest 2,500 companies in each industry in the Dow Jones Global Index.