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Braskem S/A

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5888268 km2
Countries
Brazil; Peru; Suriname; France; Colombia; Guyana; Bolivia; Venezuela; Ecuador
Cities
Santa Cruz; Manaus; La Paz
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Countries: Brazil
Regions: Parana
Organization SDGs:
Includes Sustainable Development Goals from the organization and its locations.
Increase Access to Water, Sanitation, Hygiene (SDG 6.1 & 6.2)
Water Quality (SDG 6.3)
Water Use Efficiency (SDG 6.4)
Integrated Water Resource Management (SDG 6.5)
Protect and Restore Ecosystems (SDG 6.6)
Water-Related Disaster Management (SDG 11.5)
Sustainable Production (SDG 12.4)
Climate Resilience and Adaptation (SDG 13.1)
Services Offered: No services needed/offered
Org. Type: Business
Industry Sectors: Household Products
Language: English
Org. Website: www.braskem.com.br
Org. Source: CDP
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Organization Overview

Created in August 2002 by the integration of six companies from Odebrecht Group and the Mariani Group, Braskem is currently the largest producer of thermoplastic resins in the Americas and the largest producer of polypropylene in the United States. Its production focuses on polyethylene (PE), polypropylene (PP) and polyvinylchloride (PVC) resins, in addition to basic chemical inputs such as ethylene, propylene, butadiene, benzene, toluene, chlorine, soda, and solvents, amo...

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Created in August 2002 by the integration of six companies from Odebrecht Group and the Mariani Group, Braskem is currently the largest producer of thermoplastic resins in the Americas and the largest producer of polypropylene in the United States. Its production focuses on polyethylene (PE), polypropylene (PP) and polyvinylchloride (PVC) resins, in addition to basic chemical inputs such as ethylene, propylene, butadiene, benzene, toluene, chlorine, soda, and solvents, among others.

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Braskem encourages its suppliers to report by inviting and encouraging them to participate in CDP events, workshops and training, as well as direct contact for support in the questionnaire response process. Braskem reinforces the invitation from CDP Supply chain so ... Learn More

In the last few years, Braskem invested in reuse projects, such as "Agua Viva", which had an investment of approximately 20 million reals, with a potential water economy of 4 million m_ per year (2012 Annual Report). In addition, Braskem ... Learn More

Every year, 6.5 billion cubic metres of water are wasted in the urban distribution systems in Brazil. That represents approximately 39% of all the water treated for consumption in the country. To reverse this situation, the Less Loss, More Water ... Learn More

The Climate Change and Adaptation Plan developed by Braskem indicated water scarcity as the primary potential risk for the company's operations. Using DEVESE, the company estimated an internal price on water and the costs to invest in alternatives such as ... Learn More

The Climate Change and Adaptation Plan developed by Braskem indicated water scarcity as the primary potential risk for the company's operations. The same plan complemented by specific high-risk basins studies (developed using DEVESE methodology), including Guandu, indicated the need to ... Learn More

The Climate Change and Adaptation Plan developed by Braskem indicated water scarcity as the primary potential risk for the company's operations. The same plan complemented by specific high-risk basins studies (developed using DEVESE methodology), including Recôncavo Norte and Inhambupe basin, ... Learn More

The Climate Change and Adaptation Plan developed by Braskem indicated water scarcity as the primary potential risk for the company's operations. The same plan complemented by specific high-risk basins studies (developed using DEVESE methodology), including Remédios River Basin, indicated the ... Learn More

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