|BASF, The Chemical Company, is now listed on the Dow Jones Islamic Market Index (DJIM). The listing places the company into a global universe of investable equities that have been screened for Shari'ah compliance consistent with Dow Jones Indexes' methodology. The listing underlines BASF's commitment to growth in the Middle East region, where it has expanded its presence significantly over the last decade and has recently made significant long term investments in manufacturing infrastructure.
The DJIM listing is a welcome recognition of not just the strength of our brand in the region and the interest of Shari'ah-compliant investors, but of our philosophy to abide by the highest ethical standards in all our dealings, and respect the cultural mores of our customers in every geography that we enter. (Press Release)