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LyondellBasell Employees Earn Top Company Award for Advancing Sustainability
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LyondellBasell Employees Earn Top Company Award for Advancing Sustainability
Recognizing employees and celebrating their successes and ingenuity is an important part of LyondellBasell culture. The company recognizes employees’ achievements through its biannual EXCELLENCE Awards ceremony. This awards ceremony represents one of the highest company honors an employee or team can receive acknowledging those who have gone above and beyond to innovating, problem-solving and making an undeniable impact on the business and community, all while exemplifying the company’s value...
LyondellBasell Employee Contest Spurs Global Innovation
Innovation
LyondellBasell Employee Contest Spurs Global Innovation
Innovation is key to the success of any organization, and LyondellBasell employees have been especially focused on innovating people, projects and ideas. Recently, employees globally were offered an opportunity to participate in the company’s inaugural, month-long Digital Innovation Challenge . The challenge was hosted by the company’s Digital Transformation team with a goal of streamlining efficiencies and driving digitalization. Given the growing movement toward low-code development, which ...
3D Printing Meets Sustainability
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Sustainability
3D Printing Meets Sustainability
3D printing is an undeniable trend and is being adopted by an increasing number of industries. While 3D printing is often associated with the production of single items, such as prototypes or customized parts, it is also used for large-scale custom manufacturing. An example of how 3D printing is being adopted with an added sustainability benefit in major end markets is LyondellBasell’s recent collaboration with a few key partners. The company worked with the automotive manufacturer, Audi, and...
Global Safety Day is Getting Back to Basics
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Global Safety Day is Getting Back to Basics
LyondellBasell is celebrating our 12th annual Global Safety Day. Employees and contractors around the globe are focused on getting Back to Basics and advancing our GoalZERO culture, which means we are committed to operating safely with zero injuries, zero incidents and zero accidents.   The theme Back to Basics was an important emphasis this year, as due to the global pandemic many employees and contractors performed their job duties in other locations, with less people and under different...
Advancing What’s Possible in Energy Storage
Innovation
Advancing What’s Possible in Energy Storage
Fuel cells and efficient batteries have seen strong demand in the global market, as everything is becoming energy efficient, and industries are on the verge of using renewable energy for creating a sustainable future. In sectors like wind, solar and other grid-tied renewable electricity, stationary energy storage is empowering grid reliability and demand management. Through a broad product portfolio coupled with technical expertise worldwide, LyondellBasell is at the forefront of advancing...
Powering the Next Generation of Scientists
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Powering the Next Generation of Scientists
Tomorrow’s chemical engineers and scientists will power the circular economy and innovate our business in new and creative ways. However, the pathways to achieving STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) degrees show there are too many roadblocks for women and minorities, and in particular for Black students. LyondellBasell provided scholarships to 10 students pursuing STEM education at Historically Black Colleges & Universities (HBCUs) through the Future of STEM Scholars Initiative...
Committed to Reducing Our Carbon Footprint
Sustainability
Committed to Reducing Our Carbon Footprint
LyondellBasell is working to reduce our operational CO2 footprint and collaborating with our value chain partners to deliver more sustainable solutions, products and technologies to the market. In our 2018 sustainability report, we committed to a 15% reduction in CO2 emissions per metric ton of product produced compared with 2015 levels. This represents our first step as we do our part to support the ambitions of the Paris Agreement and the transition to a low-carbon economy. While we current...
Keeping Pellets, Flakes and Powders Out of the Environment
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Keeping Pellets, Flakes and Powders Out of the Environment
We sell our polymer products in the form of pellets, flakes and powders. They are handled at multiple points from creation to customer delivery. To meet our goal of zero loss of these materials into the environment, we are working with our employees, contractors, transportation partners and customers in a way that is collaborative and transparent. We are a member of Operation Clean Sweep® (OCS), the plastics industry’s global initiative that promotes collaboration, training, and education in...
Renewing Plastics and Ghanaian Women’s Livelihoods
Sustainability
Renewing Plastics and Ghanaian Women’s Livelihoods
Ending plastic waste in the environment is an ambitious goal that can only be achieved through industry collaboration and partnering with non-profits like the Alliance to End Plastic Waste (the Alliance), who share our passion for harnessing the power of circularity. As a founding member of the Alliance, LyondellBasell provides project funding and leverages our industry network to engage the technical leaders, engineers, scientists and practitioners needed to advance innovative solutions arou...
CORINE DE FARME personal care products packaged in renewable-based plastic
Sustainability
CORINE DE FARME personal care products packaged in renewable-based plastic
In 2019, LyondellBasell achieved the first parallel production of polypropylene and low-density polyethylene made from renewable raw materials as an alternative to fossilderived resources. Since that time, we have expanded our renewable-based polymers to help our customers create packaging that appeals to consumers who prioritize sustainability, which is approximately 26% of the global marketplace according to a recent Harvard Business Review survey. For Laboratories Sarbec whose purpose is t...
Recycled plastic used in Dove and Rexona deodorant packaging
Sustainability
Recycled plastic used in Dove and Rexona deodorant packaging
LyondellBasell and our mechanical recycling joint venture Quality Circular Polymers (QCP) are working with Unilever, a leading global consumer goods company, to develop packaging materials made from recycled plastic waste for Unilever’s newly introduced Dove roll on and Rexona deodorant product lines. For these two applications alone, it is estimated that 940 metric tons of post-consumer resins will replace previously used fossil-based resins in 2021. The packaging for both deodorants can be...
LyondellBasell Supports COVID-19 Crisis in India with Donation to U.S. India Friendship Alliance
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LyondellBasell Supports COVID-19 Crisis in India with Donation to U.S. India Friendship Alliance
LyondellBasell is donating $100,000 to the U.S. India Friendship Alliance , helping the organization provide 250 oxygen concentrators to hospitals and medical facilities across India. Amid the country’s COVID-19 crisis, patients are in serious need of oxygen with demand increasing every day. “We cannot battle the ongoing crisis alone,” said Gaurav Verma, treasurer, US India Friendship Alliance. “Deepening private sector partnerships with organizations like LyondellBasell will undoubtedly help...
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