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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...
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
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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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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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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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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....
‘A Green Coat:’ LyondellBasell Collaborates with Nippon Paint China on Sustainable Packaging
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‘A Green Coat:’ LyondellBasell Collaborates with Nippon Paint China on Sustainable Packaging
Many of us have used the phrase “think outside of the box” when encouraging creativity and innovation. LyondellBasell applies that concept of creativity by challenging the box itself – or in this case, the packaging. LyondellBasell and Nippon Paint China, a top household paint brand among Chinese consumers, have announced an exciting collaboration to create packaging using LyondellBasell’s Circulen Recover polymers for Nippon’s waterproofing and interface agent painting products. This...
Recycled Cup Collaboration with Wendy’s and Berry Global to Divert Plastic Waste from Landfills
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Recycled Cup Collaboration with Wendy’s and Berry Global to Divert Plastic Waste from Landfills
Your drive-through experience will soon have a lower environmental impact due to a collaboration between Wendy’s® restaurants, manufacturer Berry Global and LyondellBasell. The initiative, which launched in U.S. and Canadian restaurants in early 2022, will produce Wendy’s drink cups partially created with our CirculenRevive advanced recycled plastic, using a mass balance approach. These new cups will divert an estimated 10 million pounds of plastic waste from landfills over the first two year...
Safeguarding Employee Health Remains Focus on World Health Day
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Safeguarding Employee Health Remains Focus on World Health Day
The COVID-19 pandemic has magnified the importance of establishing and maintaining solid health and safety standards. Today, as LyondellBasell celebrates World Health Day, we reflect on the unwavering commitment our employees have demonstrated to Health, Safety and Environment (HSE) while navigating new challenges brought on by COVID-19. “Since the beginning of the pandemic, our employees have implemented additional safety measures at our global work locations, keeping our operations running...
What the Women in Tech at LyondellBasell Want You to Know
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What the Women in Tech at LyondellBasell Want You to Know
LyondellBasell is committed to our greatest asset- our people. We deeply value our employees’ contributions. We believe it is when you give everyone a voice, not just a seat at the table, that a company thrives. It’s been proven there are numerous benefits to having gender-diverse teams. As we close out Women's History Month, we’ve asked four of our female technology leaders from around the world to share their experiences, including ways they've overcome barriers in the workforce, specifical...
Employees Conserving Water One Rainy Day at a Time
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Employees Conserving Water One Rainy Day at a Time
To celebrate World Water Day, LyondellBasell is reflecting on meaningful action its employees are taking to help preserve one of the world’s most precious and vital resources – fresh water. Held annually on March 22, World Water Day advocates for the sustainable management of freshwater resources. Our dedicated and sustainability-focused employees are making real impacts through their own personal commitments and actions, proving they don’t mind getting their hands dirty to keep their water...
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