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Our company's response to COVID-19
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Our company's response to COVID-19
Each day we are presented with new challenges with the COVID-19 pandemic. As we learn more from the World Health Organization (WHO), Centers for Disease Control (CDC), European Centers for Disease Control (ECDC) and other health authorities about this virus and how it is spread, we are making decisions to help protect our LyondellBasell family and the communities where we operate in every way we can. It’s times like these when it’s important to express our gratitude. Thank you to our workforc...
LyondellBasell Celebrates International Women's Day 2021
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LyondellBasell Celebrates International Women's Day 2021
LyondellBasell is celebrating International Women’s Day. It’s a day to inspire other women. It’s a day to celebrate that woman can work and have a family. It’s a day to celebrate women’s choices. It’s a day to honor all mothers, sisters, girlfriends, colleagues and daughters to be whatever they want to be. It’s a day to celebrate the power of women!
LyondellBasell Celebrates World Wildlife Day
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LyondellBasell Celebrates World Wildlife Day
As part of LyondellBasell’s global citizenship program, we are committed to Advancing Our Planet and protecting our environment for future generations. A healthy environment is key to a healthy ecosystem. In order for our ecosystem to thrive, it is important to protect and preserve our wildlife. Each year, LyondellBasell sites and employees around the world support wildlife-related organizations and participate in environmental events. In honor of World Wildlife Day, we highlight a few of the...
LyondellBasell Cookbook: A Creative Way to Engage Employees throughout COVID-19
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LyondellBasell Cookbook: A Creative Way to Engage Employees throughout COVID-19
LyondellBasell frequently looks for new and creative ways to make deeper community connections and build more meaningful employee engagement globally. The company recently found a way to do so through the universal language – food. LyondellBasell introduced an e-cookbook in January 2021 that featured 67 recipes submitted by employees from around the globe. The e-cookbook, meant to support a corporate culture of connecting and sharing, accomplished so much more, including being seen as a nod t...
Making the Last Drop Count
Innovation
Making the Last Drop Count
Have you ever struggled to squeeze the last bit of shampoo out of a container, and despite shaking and insisting, there is always some product that remains stuck at the bottom? I’ll bet the answer is yes. Let’s use hair conditioner as another example. It is less soluble in water, making it hard to wash out of the bottle. It tends to leave a high residue in the bottles because of its thick texture. This is not only frustrating but wastes product and makes it harder to recycle the container....
LyondellBasell Collaborates on First Paving Project Using Recycled Plastic
Sustainability
LyondellBasell Collaborates on First Paving Project Using Recycled Plastic
Both LyondellBasell and Plastics Industry Association (PLASTICS) have goals to bring solutions to global challenges, such as helping eliminate and reducing plastic waste. Recently, both organizations came together on a project that has turned the equivalent of 71,000 plastic retail bags into the paving material of a repaved parking lot at the Cincinnati Technology Center in Ohio. This 2,885 square yard lot was made up of over 4,000 pounds of plastic waste and was the first installation of the...
LYB Channelview COVID-19 Response
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LYB Channelview COVID-19 Response
The LyondellBasell Channelview, Texas Complex just started a major turnaround when COVID-19 hit the U.S. It was evident with all the extra workers at the site, our site leadership had to find new and innovative ways in keeping our employees and contractors committed to GoalZERO and stopping the spread of the virus. It was uncharted waters and #TeamLYB was up for the challenge. We are proud of our story.  
Thank you, Team LYB, for Advancing Good
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Thank you, Team LYB, for Advancing Good
At LyondellBasell, we believe in being a responsible, good neighbor in the communities where we operate and beyond. Due to the global pandemic, volunteer engagement looked a little different this year. While navigating a “new normal”, including working remotely, staggering and rotating work schedules and adapting to modified office and working environments, our employees’ passion and enthusiasm for giving back never waned. It’s challenging times like this pandemic that remind us to come...
From An Environmental Challenge to Valuable Feedstock: Growing our Sustainable Solutions
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Sustainability
From An Environmental Challenge to Valuable Feedstock: Growing our Sustainable Solutions
At LyondellBasell, we believe that ending plastic waste in the environment is a critical issue of our time. By helping to advance a circular economy, we meaningfully address this challenge and also reduce resource use enabling a more sustainable future. Earlier this year, we laid out a bold ambition to produce and market 2 million tons of recycled and renewable source-based polymers per year by 2030. To help this vision become reality, in 2018, with our partner SUEZ, we purchased a company...
LyondellBasell Donation Helps Food Bank Organizations Make Significant Impacts
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LyondellBasell Donation Helps Food Bank Organizations Make Significant Impacts
The issue of food insecurity has become even more critical since the onset of the global pandemic. Food bank organizations across the globe are struggling to serve double, and in many cases, more than triple and quadruple the number of families they typically support. Recognizing the growing strain on food banks and pantries worldwide, LyondellBasell donated $1.3 million as part of the company’s COVID-19 relief efforts. The donation has enabled organizations to purchase additional food, cover...
LyondellBasell Advances Sustainable Mobility
Innovation
LyondellBasell Advances Sustainable Mobility
With growing concerns about climate change and environmental degradation, sustainability has become a strategic priority for automotive manufacturers. When the BMW Group was looking for a bumper design for a new car model, which had to meet the companies’ sustainability goals, engineers from LyondellBasell and two collaborating companies in the value chain took up the challenge. Quickly, the project team opted for a foamed part to achieve the necessary weight reduction. Thanks to the...
LyondellBasell Takes Part in Multiple Projects to Help End Plastic Waste in the U.S.
Sustainability
LyondellBasell Takes Part in Multiple Projects to Help End Plastic Waste in the U.S.
Across the world, plastics improve our quality of life and play a critical role in advancing a wide range of sustainability efforts. Yet, globally we face the growing problem of plastic waste in the environment. As a top producer of polypropylene, LyondellBasell believes that finding a solution to the plastic waste challenge requires collaboration from across the full value chain, new partnerships between industry, governments and NGOs, and focused innovation. LyondellBasell is committed to...
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