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Latest Vegetable Seeds news
21 February 2022
BASF and Syngenta join forces with Arisa to address labor standards in the vegetable seeds sector in India
BASF and Syngenta joined hands in a multistakeholder collaboration called Wage Improvements in Seed Hybrids (WISH). During the next four years, the companies will collaborate with Arisa, an independent non-governmental organization focused on defending human rights in South Asia. The project’s scope targets 28 villages and around 500 suppliers in the states of Maharashtra and Karnataka.
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Business & Financial News | August 10, 2022
BASF again achieves its Palm Commitment: 100 percent RSPO-certified palm (kernel) oil sourced in 2021
BASF again reached its goal of sourcing all palm (kernel) oils certified from sustainable sources by the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) in 2021. Based on a voluntary commitment, the company purchased 242,946 metric tons of certified palm kernel oil in 2021, representing 100% of the total procurement volume.
Business & Financial News | August 3, 2022
BASF enters power agreements for clean energy supply of more than 20 BASF sites across the United States
BASF is committed to renewable energy solutions to power its sites across the United States and has entered into virtual power purchase agreements (VPPAs) for wind and solar power totaling 250 megawatts (MW). They are designed to offset the carbon-intensive grid-supplied electricity being used at more than 20 of BASF’s manufacturing sites in several states across the country, from Texas to Michigan.
Business & Financial News | August 2, 2022
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First power generated by Hollandse Kust Zuid offshore wind farm
The Hollandse Kust Zuid wind farm, which is currently under construction, has successfully generated its first electricity. While still in their testing phase, the first operating turbines are already producing electricity, which is transferred to shore via an offshore transformation station and fed into the Dutch grid.