BASF's 30-year bioplastics legacy led by Mia Pettersson. Sustainable solutions, circular economy focus, and women empowerment drive positive change at BASF.

Sustainable Innovations and Leadership: BASF's 30-Year Journey in Bioplastics with Mia Pettersson

BASF boasts over 30 years in bioplastics, marking the 25th year of Ecoflex, the pioneer biodegradable and compostable biopolymer. Mia Pettersson, VP of the global business unit Specialty Polymers, leads efforts in Ludwigshafen, Germany, towards certified compostable alternatives aligning with BASF's circular economy targets. With a team of 110,000 global employees, sustainability is central, focusing on innovative plastic and packaging solutions. Pettersson anticipates surging demand for biodegradable plastics, emphasizing the need for collaborative recycling strategies. Passionate about empowering women, she supports BASF's goal for 30% women in leadership by 2030, offering training and mentoring. Pettersson notes positive progress, with women comprising over 27% of leadership roles in 2022, showcasing a promising shift.


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BASF , bioplastics , Ecoflex , circular economy , sustainable solutions , women empowerment

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