Braskem Sponsors the Greater Philadelphia Chapter of the Women's Energy Network

Empowering Women in the Energy Industry throughout Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware.

Philadelphia, Pa. (January 29, 2018) - Braskem (BM&FBOVESPA: BRKM3, BRKM5 and BRKM6; NYSE: BAK; LATIBEX: XBRK), the largest thermoplastics resins producer in the Americas and the leading producer of biopolymers in the world announces its sponsorship of the Greater Philadelphia chapter of the Women's Energy Network . The Women's Energy Network ("WEN") is a non-profit organization founded in 1994 that provides its members with networking and development opportunities through social, educational and mentoring programs.

"At Braskem, we believe in the power of people. Supporting organizations that promote diversity and inclusion, such as the Women's Energy Network, aligns with our mission to empower diversity at Braskem and within the industry. We look forward to strengthening our relationship and helping the chapter achieve their goal of developing, retaining and attracting women to rewarding careers across the energy value chain," commented Mark Nikolich, CEO, Braskem North America.

The Greater Philadelphia chapter was founded in October 2016. Its mission is to attract more women into energy through outreach programs; to retain and develop women in energy by fostering relationships; to develop leadership competencies; and provide industry insight through strategic partnerships with companies, education and to institutions, and other organizations.

WEN membership is to open to both men and women seeking to foster the development and advancement of their careers in energy.  If you are interested in joining the Women's Energy Network, Greater Philadelphia Chapter please visit: .



Women's Energy Network (WEN)'s vision is to be the premier organization that educates, attracts, retains, and develops professional women working across the value chain.  WEN's mission is to develop programs to provide networking opportunities and foster career and leadership development of women who work in the energy industries. WEN currently has over 4,500 members across 16 chapters in the following areas: Greater Albany, Appalachia, Greater Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Colorado, Houston, México, Greater New York City, North Texas, Greater Oklahoma, Permian Basin, Greater Philadelphia, South Louisiana, South Texas and Washington DC areas to satisfy your networking and career development needs.For more information on the Women's Energy Network, please visit: .