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A Bright Future at LyondellBasell
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A Bright Future at LyondellBasell
Today marks my first day as the CEO of LyondellBasell, a leader in the global chemical industry. I am honored and excited to be at the helm of a company with such a rich legacy.    LyondellBasell is clearly a high-performing company with an incredible foundation to build upon. We enjoy advantaged assets and technology, passionate and innovative people, and the ability to operate both cost effectively and safely with strong cash generation. Our success as a company is dependent on the...
Enhancing Tractor Functionality and Efficiency with Polymers
Innovation
Enhancing Tractor Functionality and Efficiency with Polymers
With the continued rise of food demand, coupled with the speed of technology, the evolution of agricultural equipment has accelerated now more than ever. Farmers today are looking for sustainable, efficient solutions that meet the highest industry standards and enhance cultivation activities such as sowing and harvesting. By using innovative polymers that increase vehicle functionality and comfort while driving production efficiencies on farms, LyondellBasell can bring agricultural advancemen...
Leaving Our Footprints in the Snow
Innovation
Sustainability
Leaving Our Footprints in the Snow
This time of year, the summer season can bring warmer weather for many parts of the world. After a few days of scorching temperatures, it’s easy to begin reminiscing on cooler temperatures or wishing for snow this winter, as you imagine building a snowman or hitting the slopes to make getting through the summer heat more bearable. Through a new collaborative project with sport equipment specialist TSL, LyondellBasell is thinking of snow this winter, too. TSL, using LyondellBasell Circulen...
Styrene: The Building Block of Possibility
Innovation
Styrene: The Building Block of Possibility
We usually do not think about, or simply are unaware of, the many things made possible by a single monomer. Styrene monomer, a clear, colorless liquid that is synthesized for commercial use from petroleum and natural gas by-products, helps make the world run more efficiently with uses in the energy, consumer, automotive and medical industries. LyondellBasell produces styrene at several of its manufacturing sites globally, including in Texas, USA, the Netherlands and China. “Styrene is one of...
Employees Receive Top Company Award for Life-saving Actions
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Employees Receive Top Company Award for Life-saving Actions
A group of LyondellBasell employees were recognized for their bravery and awarded the CEO Lifesaver Award during a recent ceremony. The CEO Lifesaver Award is a top company award given to employees and contractors who take heroic measures to save another individual’s life. Luke Halterman, a Health and Safety specialist at LyondellBasell’s Morris, Illinois plant, used CPR to save the life of a stranger. Halterman was on his honeymoon in St. Lucia when he leapt into action after a man went into...
Improving the World Around Us
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Sustainability
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Improving the World Around Us
Plastics are critical components of the things we use every day, such as the plastic vehicle parts for creating car bumpers to the plastic used in making cosmetic tubes to the plastic wrap found on meat packaging. By creating these materials, we are facilitating a thriving society. The global challenges around plastics are in the disposal, recyclability and overall responsible use of the material. Manufacturers like LyondellBasell are developing innovative and practical solutions to address t...
Leadership in AAPI Style
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Leadership in AAPI Style
Our employees are our company’s most valuable assets. We recognize that diversity, equity and inclusion not only make us stronger, but creates an environment where everyone feels welcomed. At LyondellBasell, we deeply value our employees’ contributions, and our company thrives when everyone is given a voice. We’ve asked four of our leaders from around the world, who identify as Asian-Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPI), to share their personal experiences and stories, as well as their...
Making a Difference One Mile at a Time
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Making a Difference One Mile at a Time
As 70 LyondellBasell employees volunteered in the Netherlands to raise money for the advancement of brain tumor treatment by running in the Rotterdam Marathon, their goal took on an even deeper meaning. Six weeks before the marathon event, a dear colleague, Jeroen Breen, sadly passed away from brain disease. The employees’ participation, along with the 11,290 euros raised became a way to honor Breen. “We will remember Jeroen as a dedicated professional with a positive and pleasant attitude,”...
Self-Care: the Sustainable Way
Sustainability
Innovation
Self-Care: the Sustainable Way
When shopping for beauty and bath products, you may gravitate towards the product with the most eye-catching packaging – the shiniest or the boldest. Have you ever thought about where the plastic packaging comes from or where that packaging will end up once you dispose of it? With these fundamental questions in mind, a new collaboration is sure to help uncover answers.   Using advanced recycling technology, LyondellBasell is helping plastics circulate through our global economy rather than en...
Advancing Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) at LyondellBasell
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DEI
Advancing Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) at LyondellBasell
At LyondellBasell, we are committed to advancing Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) to ensure a positive experience for all employees. Diversity, equity and inclusion are key drivers to achieving our business and sustainability ambitions, and we are working to embed DEI within our culture as deeply as safety. We are committed to increasing representation of diverse employees at all levels within our organization and fostering an equitable and inclusive work environment that supports our glob...
Earth Day Celebration Demonstrates Collective Action Key to Healthy Environment
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Sustainability
Earth Day Celebration Demonstrates Collective Action Key to Healthy Environment
In alignment with this year’s Earth Day theme, “Invest In Our Planet,” LyondellBasell focused its Earth Day activities on meaningful action. The company’s aim was to help protect the environment and make progress toward its goal of replanting and distributing 6,000 trees across the greater Houston area by the end of 2022. Together with Trees For Houston and The Astros Foundation, LyondellBasell gave away 2,500 trees, enough to remove approximately 1.1 million  pounds of carbon dioxide from th...
Advancing Our Culture: Diversity Front and Center During ‘LyondellBasell Signing Day’
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DEI
Advancing Our Culture: Diversity Front and Center During ‘LyondellBasell Signing Day’
Many high-performing student athletes from across the U.S. will experience the culmination of their college recruitment journey on “National Signing Day.” This is when they append their signature to a letter of intent committing to attend a certain college or university to compete in the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA). On “National Signing Day,” some of the athletes even take part in news conferences for local - and national - media outlets to capture their signifying moment....
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