See excerpt for BASF's Corporate Carbon Footprint Strategy
As the first company in industry to do so, BASF published a corporate carbon footprint in 2008 which was updated in October 2009. This corporate carbon footprint contrasts the CO2 emission-savings that are achieved with BASF products and procedures with the emissions from raw material extraction, production and product disposal. The results show that BASF products can save three times more greenhouse gas.
Read more... http://www.basf.com/group/corporate/en/sustainability/environment/climate-protection/carbon-balance