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Change Starts With Each One of Us
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Change Starts With Each One of Us
This is one of the most difficult messages I’ve written during my time as CEO. While I typically don’t comment on social or political issues, the shocking and brutal death of George Floyd at the hands of police officers in Minnesota has impacted me so personally that I feel the need to share my thoughts with you.   Frankly, I am outraged that this happened in my country. This week, people took to the streets across America in protest and citizens are frustrated with the divisions in our...
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 Gets Creative with Educational Support During Global Pandemic
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LyondellBasell Gets Creative with Educational Support During Global Pandemic
The COVID-19 pandemic has adversely impacted educational systems worldwide. Students have been thrust into a world of disappointment from school closures to learning virtually to having extracurricular events put on hold. Graduation ceremonies are either postponed or cancelled. During these challenging times, our employees have found creative ways to continue their support for education, including holding virtual graduation ceremonies, hosting online classes and engaging in knowledge sharing...
LyondellBasell Implements Innovative Safety Measures Globally to Combat COVID-19
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LyondellBasell Implements Innovative Safety Measures Globally to Combat COVID-19
All across the world, people have sprung into action to join the fight against COVID-19. From donating food supplies to making facial coverings, our employees are in the thick of it helping their neighbors and communities. Recently, our employees banded together to develop innovative safety measures to minimize coronavirus transmission in the workplace. “The bottom line is that we are not only colleagues, we’re a family,” said Daniel Pichette, HSE manager for the Channelview Complex. “It’s be...
Bringing ‘Easy’ Back to Food Packaging
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Bringing ‘Easy’ Back to Food Packaging
Busy lifestyles, more unconventional working hours and a rise in single person households have changed eating patterns around the world. With more people preparing meals at home, strong demand exists for fresh food products in small quantities and home meal replacements. Research shows the global ready-meals market is expected to grow by over 10 percent in each of the next five years.* Consumers are looking for the quick and easy solution. The days of pulling out the scissors to open a packag...
A Message from Jim Guilfoyle, EVP of Supply Chain & Advanced Polymer Solutions (APS)
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A Message from Jim Guilfoyle, EVP of Supply Chain & Advanced Polymer Solutions (APS)
LyondellBasell Celebrates Nurses Day 2020
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LyondellBasell Celebrates Nurses Day 2020
Employees and Families Make Over 2,000 Facial Coverings for Each Other and Their Communities
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Employees and Families Make Over 2,000 Facial Coverings for Each Other and Their Communities
The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted various facets of our lives and created an ever-changing environment with new rules of engagement. After the U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) suddenly changed their stance in April and issued their recommendation for individuals to wear facial coverings in public, it sent companies scrambling to secure commercially available supplies. LyondellBasell sites already had orders placed, but getting supplies in hand in a timely manner was a challenge due to...
The Power of Many – LyondellBasell Sites Use In-House Capabilities to Produce Sanitizer
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The Power of Many – LyondellBasell Sites Use In-House Capabilities to Produce Sanitizer
The COVID-19 pandemic created an unprecedented international shortage of hand sanitizer and disinfectant. LyondellBasell employees around the world are rising to the challenge to produce alcohol-based hand or surface disinfectants, committed to keeping our frontline employees and communities safe. Hand sanitizer and surface disinfectants are recommended to kill viruses. “Legislators allowed the chemical industry to produce these chemicals once the COVID-19 pandemic had a noticeable impact on...
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