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BASF

Known for Nunhems

BASF is one of the world's largest chemical producers. Headquarted in Germany, BASF is active in 80 countries and operates close to 400 production sites. Its business segments are chemicals, materials, industrial solutions, surface technologies, nutrition and care, and agricultural solutions. The company is active in both conventional plant breeding, such as through its vegetable seed subsidiary Nunhems, and genetic engineering on field crops. In 2018, BASF acquired a range of businesses and assets from Bayer, after the latter's purchase of Monsanto.

Ranking position
#20/32
Total score
6.8/100
Measurement area Score Rank (0-32)

Governance and strategy

0.8 / 10 #15

Genetic resources and intellectual property management

4.4 / 15 #9

Research and development

0.0 / 20 #21

Seed production

0.0 / 15 #16

Marketing and sales

1.6 / 25 #21

Capacity building

0.0 / 15 #19

Leading practices

No leading practices were identified for the company.

Risks and opportunities

Index crops in portfolio

See results for

  1. 2016
  2. 2019

More about the company

Headquarters
Ludwigshafen, Germany
Ownership structure
Private
Group revenue USD
67,045,454,545
Seed revenue USD
502,272,727
Website
https://www.basf.com/

Locations

  • Title: BASF (Eastern and Southern Africa)
    Place: South Africa
    Description: Seed production location
  • Title: BASF (Eastern and Southern Africa)
    Place: Ethiopia
    Description: Seed production location
  • Title: BASF (South and South-East Asia)
    Place: India
    Description: Seed production location
  • Title: BASF (South and South-East Asia)
    Place: Thailand
    Description: Seed production location
  • Title: BASF (South and South-East Asia)
    Place: India
    Description: Breeding station