BASF creates chemistry - and has been doing so for 150 years. Its portfolio ranges from chemicals, plastics, performance products and crop protection products to oil and gas. As the world's leading chemical company, it combines economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility. It creates chemistry for a sustainable future. BASF had sales of over €74 billion in 2014 and 113,000 employees. BASF shares are traded on the stock exchanges in Frankfurt (BAS), London (BFA) and Zurich (AN).