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Braskem's history is marked by challenges, innovation and achievements.
Launch of Braskem Labs, a program that stimulates entrepreneurs in the development of innovative socio-environmental solutions that can improve people's lives through the use of plastic.
Braskem's Green Plastic completes five years and conquers world market.
Braskem is the sponsor of the Brazilian Team of Parathetism, the sprinter Alan Fonteles and the paratlete, Adriele Silva.
Braskem Idesa inaugurates the Petrochemical Complex of Mexico. With an integrated production capacity of 1.05 million tons of ethylene and polyethylene per year, the Complex represents a step of growth in the Americas and diversification of raw materials.
For the first time, a representative from the Brazilian industry has been featured in CDP's "A List", an international organization that evaluates the best business practices against climate change.
In partnership with Made In Space, Braskem takes the Green Plastic to International Space Stationl to fabricate parts in space.
Braskem's Ultra-High Molecular Weight Polyethylene (UHMWPE) plant in La Porte, USA, is in the process of commissioning.
Braskem opened in March its new Ultra-High-Molecular-Weight Polyethylene (UHMWP) plant in La Porte, in the U.S. state of Texas. Marketed under the UTEC brand, Braskem's high-performance UHMWP was developed and produced using proprietary technologies from the company.
With sustainability cross-sectionally related to its entire business, Braskem entered the ranking of supplier engagement of CDP Supply Chain. The company is among 29 worldwide, from a universe of more than 3,300 evaluated companies, to be part of the CDP (Carbon Disclosure Program), a ranking of the companies that best engage their suppliers.
In partnership with the GPA Group, Brazil's largest retailer, Braskem will recycle 60 metric tons of plastic every year to produce the new packaging of the stain remover Qualitá, an exclusive brand marketed at the Extra and Pão de Açúcar supermarket chains across the country. The partnership is part of the Wecycle platform, which aims to value plastic waste in the production chain.
The sponsorship of the Brazilian Para-Athlete Team was renewed for another four years, until 2021. Braskem will be supporting Brazilian Para-Athletics in various national and international competitions, as well as at the 2020 Japan Paralympic Games.
The petrochemical company ranks 5th among the 50 companies most loved by their employees, in the spontaneous list compiled by the Love Mondays platform.
Continuing its proposal of international consolidation, Braskem announces the start of its operations in Boston.
For the first time, Braskem integrates the "Water A" list and, for the second time, the "Climate A" list of the CDP Supply Chain rankings.
Later this year, the petrochemical company launched the Braskem Evance line - a line of modified EVA resins and a new EVA resin from renewable sources, a sustainable innovation of the I'm GreenTM brand.