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Profile of registrant


Identification number in the register: 7410939793-88
Registration date: 16/12/08 11:05:37

The information on this organisation was last modified on 15/12/14 11:20:08
The date of the last annual update was 12/12/14 15:12:53

Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

Name/company name: BASF SE
Legal status: SE
Website address:


Section: II - In-house lobbyists and trade/professional associations
and more precisely: Companies & groups

Person with legal responsibility

Surname, Name: Mr  Kurt Bock
Position: CEO

Permanent person in charge of EU relations

Surname, Name: Mr  Wolfgang Weber
Position: Vice President

Contact details:

Contact details of organisation's head office: 38 Carl-Bosch-Str. 
Ludwigshafen 67056
Telephone number: (+49) 621600
Fax number: (+) 
Other contact information: Office in Brussels:
Avenue de Cortenbergh 60
B-1000 Brussels
+32 2 740 0350

Goals / remit

Goals / remit of the organisation: At BASF, we create chemistry – and have been doing so for 150 years. Our portfolio ranges from chemicals, plastics, performance products and crop protection products to oil and gas. As the world’s leading chemical company, we combine economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility. Through science and innovation, we enable our customers in nearly every industry to meet the current and future needs of society. Our products and solutions contribute to conserving resources, ensuring nutrition and improving quality of life. We have summed up this contribution in our corporate purpose: We create chemistry for a sustainable future. BASF had sales of about €74 billion in 2013 and over 112,000 employees as of the end of the year. BASF shares are traded on the stock exchanges in Frankfurt (BAS), London (BFA) and Zurich (AN). Further information on BASF is available on the Internet at
The organisation's fields of interests are:
  • global

Number of persons engaged in activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register

Number of persons: 20
Complementary information: 10 persons are accredited for access to European Parliament premises.

Persons accredited for access to European Parliament premises

First name Surname Start Date End Date
Paul Leonard 18/12/14 16/12/15
Dessa Langevoort 26/11/14 24/11/15
Jonathan Vanherberghen 26/11/14 24/11/15
Philippe Baudoin 11/06/14 06/06/15
Natascha Waltke 29/07/14 25/07/15
Véronique De Waele 18/11/14 14/11/15
Wolfgang Weber 23/10/14 21/10/15
Tobias Steinmann 21/01/15 19/01/16
Susanne Kuschel 28/10/14 24/10/15


Main EU initiatives covered the year before by activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register:

Energy & Climate Policy, Environmental Policy, Trade Policy, Research & Development, Crop Protection Policy, Biotechnology, Social and Employment Policy, Transport, Internal Market, Taxation, Competitiveness, Consumer Policy, Finance, Patent Policy, Industrial Policy

Fields of interest for e-mail alerts on consultations and roadmaps;

Fields declared by the organisation:
  • Agriculture and Rural Development
  • Climate Action
  • Competition
  • Consumer Affairs
  • Customs
  • Development
  • Economic and Financial Affairs
  • Education
  • Employment and Social Affairs
  • Energy
  • Enterprise
  • Environment
  • External Relations
  • Food Safety
  • General and Institutional Affairs
  • Internal Market
  • Justice and Fundamental Rights
  • Public Health
  • Research and Technology
  • Taxation
  • Trade
  • Trans-European Networks
  • Transport


Information on (i) organisation's membership of any associations/federations/confederations or (ii) relationships to other bodies in formal or informal networks.

BASF is among others a member of BAVC, BDA, BDI, Businesseurope, British Chamber of Commerce in Belgium, Cefic, CSR Europe, EPC, ERT, EuropaBio and PlasticsEurope.

Financial data

Financial year: 01/2014 - 12/2014
Estimated costs to the organisation directly related to representing interests to EU institutions in that year: 2,300,000 €
Amount and source of funding received from the EU institutions in financial year n-1 of registration
Procurement: 0 €
Grants: 591,000 €
Other (financial) information provided by the organisation:

Code of conduct

By its registration the organisation has signed the Transparency Register Code of Conduct.