BASF Sponsors National Building Museum’s 2012 Honor Award Gala recognizing the Urban Land Institute

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BASF, the global leader for sustainable construction materials and solutions, announced that it is a participating sponsor of the National Building Museum’s 2012 Honor Award Gala. This year’s recipient, the Urban Land Institute, will be honored during the Honor Award Gala on Thursday, March 15, at the National Building Museum in Washington, DC.

BASF, the global leader for sustainable construction materials and solutions, announced that it is a participating sponsor of the National Building Museum’s 2012 Honor Award Gala. This year’s recipient, the Urban Land Institute, will be honored during the Honor Award Gala on Thursday, March 15, at the National Building Museum in Washington, DC.

“The Museum’s Honor Award recognizes leaders who have defined our culture, developed our communities, and crafted our built environment,” said Chase W. Rynd, President and Executive Director of the National Building Museum.

“BASF is proud to support the National Building Museum’s recognition of the Urban Land Institute’s many contributions to the built environment,” said Mary Poma, Manager, Market & Customer Development, BASF Sustainable Construction in North America. “The power of organizations such as the National Building Museum and the Urban Land Institute to encourage discussion and cultivate change through education and innovation is vital to achievement of our common goals to build more sustainable homes, buildings and cities.”

About The Urban Land Institute:
The Urban Land Institute is a global nonprofit education and research institute supported by its members. Its mission is to provide leadership in the responsible use of land and in creating and sustaining thriving communities worldwide. Established in 1936, the Institute has nearly 30,000 members representing all aspects of land use and development disciplines.

About The National Building Museum:
The National Building Museum is America’s leading cultural institution dedicated to advancing the quality of the built environment by educating people about its impact on their lives. Through its exhibitions, educational programs, online content, and publications, the Museum has become a vital forum for the exchange of ideas and information about the world we build for ourselves.

For more information on BASF’s commitment to energy-efficient, durable and sustainable construction practices, please visit http://www.basf.us/construction.

BASF – The Chemical Company

BASF Corporation, headquartered in Florham Park, New Jersey, is the North American affiliate of BASF SE, Ludwigshafen, Germany. BASF has more than 16,000 employees in North America, and had sales of $19.9 billion in 2011. For more information about BASF’s North American operations, visit http://www.basf.us.

BASF is the world’s leading chemical company: The Chemical Company. Its portfolio ranges from chemicals, plastics, performance products and crop protection products to oil and gas. We combine economic success, social responsibility and environmental protection. Through science and innovation we enable our customers in almost all industries to meet the current and future needs of society. Our products and system solutions contribute to conserving resources, ensuring healthy food and nutrition and helping to improve the quality of life. We have summed up this contribution in our corporate purpose: We create chemistry for a sustainable future. BASF posted sales of about €73.5 billion in 2011 and had more than 111,000 employees as of the end of the year. Further information on BASF is available on the Internet at http://www.basf.com.

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