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Friday, December 11 2020 - 00:00
LyondellBasell joins the United Nations Global Compact
HOUSTON, Dec. 10, 2020 /PRNewswire-AsiaNet/ --

LyondellBasell (NYSE: LYB) one of the world's largest plastics, chemicals and 
refining companies today announced it has joined the United Nations (U.N.) 
Global Compact, the world's largest corporate sustainability initiative. Under 
the U.N. Global Compact, signatories are encouraged to align their operations 
and strategies with key principles on human rights, labor and anti-corruption. 

"At LyondellBasell, we have a culture of accomplishing goals through what we 
call 'the power of many.' Addressing the challenges facing our world will 
require global commitment and collaboration between the private sector, NGOs 
and governments," said Bob Patel, CEO Of LyondellBasell. "The goals of the U.N. 
Global Compact align well with our company's focus on eliminating plastic waste 
in the environment, addressing climate change and supporting a thriving 
society. We are proud to be part of this important, collective effort."  

In 2020, LyondellBasell advanced its sustainability agenda by setting ambitious 
targets for recycled and renewable-based polymers, progressing on the goal of 
zero polymer pellet loss from operations and transportation and starting up the 
MoReTec molecular recycling pilot plant in Ferrara, Italy. In addition, the 
company is one of the founding members of the Alliance to End Plastic Waste 
(AEPW), the first global, cross value chain initiative dedicated to eliminating 
plastic waste in the environment. 

For more information about LyondellBasell's sustainability efforts, visit the 
company's sustainability page 
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information on the company's involvement as a participant of the initiative, 
visit the company's profile page on the UN Global Compact website 
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About LyondellBasell
LyondellBasell (NYSE: LYB) is one of the largest plastics, chemicals and 
refining companies in the world. Driven by its employees around the globe, 
LyondellBasell produces materials and products that are key to advancing 
solutions to modern challenges like enhancing food safety through lightweight 
and flexible packaging, protecting the purity of water supplies through 
stronger and more versatile pipes, improving the safety, comfort and fuel 
efficiency of many of the cars and trucks on the road, and ensuring the safe 
and effective functionality in electronics and appliances. LyondellBasell sells 
products into more than 100 countries and is the world's largest producer of 
polymer compounds and the largest licensor of polyolefin technologies. 
LyondellBasell offers a circular product portfolio that provides customers with 
solutions to increase recycled plastic content in their applications with high 
quality mechanically recycled polymers. In 2020, LyondellBasell was named for 
the third consecutive year to Fortune magazine's list of the "World's Most 
Admired Companies." More information about LyondellBasell can be found at 

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