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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....
Self-Care: the Sustainable Way
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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...
‘A Green Coat:’ LyondellBasell Collaborates with Nippon Paint China on Sustainable Packaging
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Sustainability
‘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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Innovation
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...
LyondellBasell Embraces Black STEM Education
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LyondellBasell Embraces Black STEM Education
U.S. Black History Month is a time to celebrate the past and present accomplishments of the Black community. It also serves as a period of reflection to understand the progress that remains and the challenges that exist, even today, to reverse the effects of decades of injustice and underinvestment. Minorities have long been underrepresented in the science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) workforce. In fact, an April 2021 article from the Pew Research Center states in the U.S., “there...
Renewable Energy
Sustainability
Renewable Energy
Decarbonizing our electricity supply through the purchase of renewable electricity is crucial to meet our 2030 targets. LyondellBasell is committed to procure a minimum of 50% of our current electricity consumption from renewable sources by 2030, which is approximately five million megawatt hours per year. We estimate this will reduce approximately 1.5 million metric tons of GHG from our scope 2 emissions annually. We consumed nearly nine terawatt hours (TWh) of electricity in our baseline ye...
Citizen-Scientists Support a Plastic-Free River Mersey
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Citizen-Scientists Support a Plastic-Free River Mersey
Community members, non-profit organizations and corporations including LyondellBasell collaborated to launch the Plastic Free Mersey project in July of 2021. This citizen-science initiative trains and supports volunteers to collect valuable data about the plastic found along the River Mersey and its 23 tributaries that flow from the Pennines to Liverpool Bay in the north of England. In addition, the project focuses on identifying and quantifying plastic and other litter on riverbanks and...
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