31 Mar '13, 12pm

BASF hosts its first Symposium on Sustainability Assessment in Agriculture #CSR

BERLIN, Germany, Mar. 31 /CSRwire/ - Together with leading experts from the food industry, agriculture, academia and NGOs, BASF laid the foundation to bring forward solutions for sustainability assessment, an essential part of the agricultural business. Under the theme " Perspectives for Agriculture - Progress through Sustainability Assessment", BASF hosted this international symposium on March 21 and 22 in Berlin. "This symposium was designed to jointly increase transparency and clarity in the field of sustainability assessment. BASF's guiding principle is 'You can only manage what you have measured'," says Markus Heldt, President of BASF's Crop Protection division. "For the prosperity of agriculture, it is fundamental to manage and show progress in its sustainable development." BASF initiates network of opinion leaders One of the major outcomes of the symposium was that ...

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