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Employees Share Common Misconceptions of the Manufacturing Industry
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Employees Share Common Misconceptions of the Manufacturing Industry
Manufacturing Month is a time to celebrate our current and future manufacturers as well as positively influence the common misconceptions around the manufacturing industry. According to The Manufacturing Institute, manufacturers seek to fill four million high-skill, high-tech and high-paying jobs over the next decade. Inspiring the next generation of manufacturers is crucial in helping to fill those gaps. At LyondellBasell, we take pride in empowering our employees to reach their highest...
#TeamLYB Celebrates National Hispanic Heritage Month
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#TeamLYB Celebrates National Hispanic Heritage Month
At LyondellBasell, we deeply value our employees’ contributions and our company thrives when everyone is given a voice and platform. As a company, we would not be where we are without our employees. We recognize that diversity, equity and inclusion not only makes us stronger, but creates an environment where everyone feels welcomed. In celebration of National Hispanic Heritage Month, we’ve asked four of our leaders from around the world to share their personal experiences and stories,...
Employees Receive Top Company Award for Life-saving Actions
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Employees Receive Top Company Award for Life-saving Actions
A group of LyondellBasell employees were recognized for their bravery and awarded the CEO Lifesaver Award during a recent ceremony. The CEO Lifesaver Award is a top company award given to employees and contractors who take heroic measures to save another individual’s life. Luke Halterman, a Health and Safety specialist at LyondellBasell’s Morris, Illinois plant, used CPR to save the life of a stranger. Halterman was on his honeymoon in St. Lucia when he leapt into action after a man went into...
Improving the World Around Us
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Sustainability
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Improving the World Around Us
Plastics are critical components of the things we use every day, such as the plastic vehicle parts for creating car bumpers to the plastic used in making cosmetic tubes to the plastic wrap found on meat packaging. By creating these materials, we are facilitating a thriving society. The global challenges around plastics are in the disposal, recyclability and overall responsible use of the material. Manufacturers like LyondellBasell are developing innovative and practical solutions to address t...
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,”...
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...
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...
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