LyondellBasell Volunteers focuses Global Care Day activities on sustainability

Community service projects inspired by World Cleanup Day

HOUSTON, September 20, 2021 / PRNewswire / – LyondellBasell (NYSE: LYB) volunteers around the world took action as part of their commitment to sustainability under 22nd annual Global Care Day, a company-wide service day for employees and their families. On September 18, which was also World Cleanup Day, helped LyondellBasell volunteers improve flood management and water quality, clean plastic waste and debris, plant trees and gardens, and educate school-age children about sustainability.

As part of LyondellBasell's 22nd annual Global Care Day, volunteers in Pune, India cleaned plastic waste with the Swachh Pune -Swachh Bharat group around the Mula-Mutha River.  The plastic waste accumulated near the river after the monsoon in July.

“Giving back to communities where we live and work is important to us at LyondellBasell, which is why our volunteers over the past two decades have used Global Care Day to have significant positive effects,” he says. Michael McMurray, LyondellBasell CEO Deputy CEO and CFO. This year’s projects are inspired by World Cleanup Day with a focus on sustainability; complement our company’s goals and initiatives to promote sustainable solutions, preserve the environment and leave the world a better place for future generations. ”

Some of the community service projects for LyondellBasell Global Care Day included:

  • Cincinnati, Ohio
    Helps to improve the management of flood relief and water quality within primary and tributary canals Mill Creek in Greater Cincinnati as part of Mill Creek Cleanup.
  • Lake Charles, Louisiana
    Works with Lake Charles City to replant trees along a hiking trail that was damaged or removed in 2020 during Hurricanes Laura and Delta.
  • Pune, India
    Cleaning plastic waste with the Swachh Pune -Swachh Bharat group around the Mula -Mutha river that accumulated after the monsoon in July.
  • Suzhou, China
    Join a community cleanup of Yangcheng Lake Park and educate children who helped with the effort on garbage classification.

Since 2018, LyondellBasell employees have spent more than 43,000 hours enriching their communities during Global Care Day. LyondellBasell employee Denise de Hek, who works at the company’s Moerdijk facility in Netherlands, has participated in community service projects for Global Care Day for more than five years and said she feels empowered to do good in her community because the company prioritizes giving back.

“I have invested many volunteer hours to make a difference in my community and that makes me proud,” said de Hek. “The fact that I can look back on the time I have worked as a volunteer and have most things together with colleagues speaks for our company’s commitment to creating strong communities where employees live and work.”

For more information on LyondellBasell’s community investments, visit the company’s Progress Good web page.

About LyondellBasell
LyondellBasell (NYSE: LYB) is one of the largest plastics, chemicals and refining companies in the world. Driven by its employees around the world, LyondellBasell produces materials and products that are important for developing solutions to modern challenges such as increasing food safety through light and flexible packaging, protecting the purity of water supply through stronger and more versatile pipes, improving safety, comfort and fuel efficiency. for many of the cars and trucks on the road, and ensure safe and efficient functionality in electronics and appliances. LyondellBasell sells products to more than 100 countries and is the world’s largest manufacturer of polypropylene compounds and the largest licensor of polyolefin technologies. In 2021, LyondellBasell was named FORTUNE Magazine’s list of “The World’s Most Admired Companies” for the fourth year in a row. More information about LyondellBasell can be found

LyondellBasell volunteers around the world acted as part of their commitment to sustainability on September 18 during the company's 22nd annual Global Care Day.  LyondellBasell Global Care Day is a company-wide service day for employees and their families.


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