BASF Canada has donated a total of $20,000 to eight local food banks as part of KeepFit, an employee wellness program. The KeepFit program encourages BASF Canada employees to improve their wellbeing through increased exercise and activity. Participants kept record of their accomplishments on-line by recording their steps and translating non-walking activities into distance covered. For every kilometer of exercise recorded during the campaign, the company donated $1 to local food banks in communities where it operates.
The following food banks each received a $2,500 contribution:
- Mississauga Food Bank, ON
- The Salvation Army Food Bank – High River, AB
- Food Bank and Learning Centre in Saskatoon, SK
- Regina Food Bank, SK
- Moisson Montréal, QC
- Smiths Falls Community Food Bank, ON
- Agape Centre Cornwall, ON
- Downtown Mission Windsor, ON
BASF – The Chemical Company
BASF Canada, located in Mississauga, Ontario is a subsidiary of BASF SE, and an affiliate of BASF Corporation. BASF Corporation, headquartered in Florham Park, New Jersey, is the North American affiliate of BASF SE, Ludwigshafen, Germany.
BASF has more than 16,600 employees in North America, and had sales of $18.5 billion in 2012. For more information about BASF’s North American operations, visit Page 3www.basf.us. To find out more about BASF’s activities in Canada visit www.basf.ca
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BASF is the world’s leading chemical company: The Chemical Company. Its portfolio ranges from chemicals, plastics, performance products and crop protection products to oil and gas. We combine economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility. Through science and innovation, we enable our customers in nearly every industry to meet the current and future
needs of society. Our products and solutions contribute to conserving resources, ensuring nutrition and improving quality of life. We have summed up this contribution in our corporate purpose: We create chemistry for a sustainable future.
BASF had sales of €72.1 billion in 2012 and more than 110,000 employees as of the end of the year. Further information on BASF is available on the Internet at www.basf.com.