We understand our role in the world and strive to act as agents of transformation. Our social investment, which occurs through donations or sponsorships, focuses on actions that maximize our positive social impact and contribute to the sustainable development of the communities where we operate.
Our neighboring communities are an extension of the people who make Braskem. From the sustainability pact to our ESG Priorities, we promote initiatives aimed at sustainable development goals.
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Braskem is developing a series of actions in the neighborhoods of Maceió affected by the geological phenomenon, with a focus on people's safety. The initiatives, agreed with the authorities, made important advances in the relocation and financial compensation of families, care for the neighborhoods, soil monitoring and definitive closure of the wells. In addition, a socio-environmental agreement provides for resources and dealings in social, environmental and mobility aspects.Learn more about our actions in Alagoas
Cooperativa Textisur is formed exclusively by women from the community, promoting local entrepreneurship through the manufacture of industrial uniforms, cloth masks, medical uniforms, among others.
Location: Nanchital, Vera Cruz
The program supports participating students and schools by improving their education and school infrastructure by exchanging post-consumer plastic waste for school items. The objective is to promote good practices in the area of plastic collection, recycling, disposal and use, helping to cover the entire life cycle of plastic. The project also strengthens relationships with the local community, as it serves 65 primary and secondary schools in Nanchital, Villa Allende, Mundo Nuevo and Coatzacoalcos, in the state of Veracruz.
Location: Nanchital and Coatzacoalcos
PLASTIEN is like a plastic waste collection cooperative run by women entrepreneurs from Nanchital, Veracruz. Through this program, Braskem Idesa creates infrastructure and offers training to small and medium-sized business entrepreneurs to help them increase family income and offer them access to better opportunities.
Location: Nanchital, Veracruz
PLASTIANGUISProgram of the National Association of the Chemical Industry - ANIQ adopted by Braskem Idesa since 2017, which focuses on promoting responsible consumption, recycling and recycling of plastics through the creation of infrastructure for the collection of plastic waste, which can be exchanged for basic products of grocery or school supplies.
Location: Mexico City, Nanchital, Guadalajara, Monterrey
Formando LaçosFormando Laços Program aims to bring Braskem closer to the communities, as well as university students, customers, suppliers, governmental and non-governmental institutions, the press, among others, so that they can learn more about our processes and facilities in Brazil. Learn more
LocomotivaThis is a social initiative, which aims to promote the socio-productive inclusion of young people, initially in Santo André/SP and later in neighboring regions.
The purpose of Lutheria is to set up a school and atelier for the training of a workforce specialized in lutherie and the manufacture of string instruments rubbed from PVC plastic.
SECI Social + Centro Cultural AZOSports and culture for children and young people around Braskem's units in the ABC region of São Paulo. This is the focus of the traditional SECI Social Project and AZO Cultural Center, a reference for the region's community since the 1990s.
Casa do Zezinho
Casa do Zezinho, since its foundation, has been a space for development opportunities for children and young people who live in situations of high social vulnerability, fostering human development so that society becomes a better place.
Braskem supports this institution and opens doors for low-income children and young people, guaranteeing their education and nutrition, in order to break down social and economic barriers and create conditions for them to dream of autonomous thinking and pursue their life goals
Mandaver ProjectBraskem supports the development actions carried out by the Mandaver Institute in communities that live in conditions of social vulnerability in the Vergel do Lago neighborhood in Maceió. Mandaver's focus is to stimulate the local economy, with professional training, sports and education. The Institute also has a social bank and activities aimed at sustainable entrepreneurship and circular economy with a socio-environmental nature. The shellfish gatherers participating in the project sell sururu shells and are paid with "Sururote", a social currency developed for the community. Each Sururote is equivalent to R$ 1.00 and is accepted in supermarkets, clothing stores, neighborhood barbershops and other services in the neighborhood.
Environmental Station - Cinturão Verde
Ecological reserve of 150 hectares, located in the restinga of the Pontal da Barra neighborhood, between the Atlantic Ocean and Lagoa Mundaú, in Maceió - AL. In 2006, it received certification from Unesco as an Advanced Post of the Atlantic Forest Biosphere Reserve in Alagoas. The recognition comes after the certification of Conservationist Breeding Area granted by the environmental agencies, it is also due to the reforestation actions carried out and the increasing visitation of the Alagoas population in the place.
The objective of the project is the full development and natural reproduction of fauna and flora, transforming the Cinturão Verde Environmental Station into an ecological refuge, where birds and animals from the surrounding area find the appropriate environment for their reproduction and survival, in addition to providing environmental education and the development of socio-environmental projects that positively impact communities and society in general.
Corais de MaréInnovative project that aims to recover reefs in Baía de Todos os Santos (BA), using the skeleton of the bioinvader Coral-sol to produce seedbeds for the native species Millepora alcicornis, enhancing its recovery process with the help of plastic materials. In addition to preserving and restoring the marine ecosystem, the action benefits communities on Ilha de Maré, with income generation, ecological tourism and training of environmental agents.
Braskem and Sebrae Program to Support Local EntrepreneurshipThe Program is aimed at micro and small companies and proposes to show the paths in a scenario of changes, either in consumer behavior or in business models. It also aims to discuss accelerating the use of digital tools through free consultations in the areas of strategy and planning, finance, people, marketing and sales.
Preparar ProjectThe Project is aimed at teenagers from 14 years old and takes to schools and other institutions the knowledge necessary for the personal and professional development of young people, such as content related to sustainable development and SDGs, Circular Economy, Finance, Diversity, Technology, Entrepreneurship, among others.
The Franklin Institute - Official Diversity & Inclusion SponsorIn 2018, Braskem was elected the first official Diversity and Inclusion sponsor of the Franklin Institute in the United States. Together, Braskem and the Institute encourage diversity and inclusion through programs, such as: Color of Science, Women in Science, and Introduce a Girl to Engineering, among others. These programs aim to encourage a more inclusive vision of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) careers for the 21st Century and include hands-on activities, special workshop offerings, as well as opportunities for one-on-one interactions with academic leaders, industry executives and influential leaders.
Philadelphia Eagles Sustainability PartnershipThe partnership includes the development of a recycling program for bottle caps and other plastic products. It also has an online education platform for 30 schools in Philadelphia, PA, to teach students career opportunities in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) and inspire the next generation of leaders.
Recycling Center Marcus Hook
In the United States, there is a Braskem plant located directly in a residential community, in Marcus Hook, PA. We have actively participated in 5 meetings of the Marcus Hook Environmental Advisory Committee and maintain an active relationship with the Marcus Hook council representative to ensure we are helping to meet the needs and expectations of the community.
In 2022, we financed (through Private Social Investment) a new waste collection center so that Marcus Hook residents could recycle common household waste.
We partnered with Keep PA Beautiful and the Marcus Hook Borough to conduct a cleanup drive and focus on areas near the Marcus Hook Creek to remove plastic waste from the environment.
Plastitroque aims to highlight the importance of selective collection, awareness and correct disposal of each type of waste and encourage the recycling chain. Students from participating schools exchange recyclable plastics for plasticoins (project currency), which are converted into school gifts, food or hygiene and cleaning products.
Innovate to Build
The program's content highlights the various applications of plastic in construction, expanding knowledge about the material's versatility and advantages. In partnership with FIRJAN, the program aims to train and contribute to income generation for participants.
Lagoa Viva Environmental Education Program
The program promotes workshops dedicated to environmental education and training to support the restoration and conservation of the environment, the generation of income for the population and the promotion of local culture in Maceió/AL. Over the years, it has contributed significantly to improving the quality of life of residents of the surrounding community, becoming an influential agent of public policies in the cities of Alagoas.
The project aims to promote the social inclusion and socioeconomic development of workers at the waste sorting units, strengthening and professionalizing cooperatives so that they become protagonists of major social and environmental transformations.
The project aims to promote the professional training of women in micro and small businesses in the region surrounding Braskem, enabling sustainable growth through the construction and application of management practices, structuring of short-term financial operations and construction of processes for generation of ideas.
Beekeeping project that is present in 6 municipalities in Alagoas: Maceió, Coqueiro Seco, Santa Luzia do Norte, Barra de São Miguel, Roteiro and Marechal Deodoro. The main objective is to generate income for fishermen in the region of the lagoon complex during the closed season, when fishing is not allowed, generating an additional income for the fishing families that are affected during this period. Braskem offers producers training and technical support and the equipment needed to practice the activity.
Ecobarreira is a sustainable solution for removing waste from the Guaíba River, in Rio Grande do Sul (RS). The project, in addition to playing an important role in cleaning up the river that supplies the city of Porto Alegre, receives support from Braskem in environmental education actions through visits focused on raising awareness about consumption and post-consumption.
The Environmental Stations are green areas located around Braskem units in Alagoas, Bahia and Rio Grande do Sul (Brazil). The spaces function as learning environments about sustainability, conscious consumption, product life cycles and biodiversity through a series of initiatives carried out at the locations.
Global Volunteering Program
WAt Braskem, we have a passion for service and the purpose of improving people's lives. This is also the essence of our Global Volunteer Program, launched in 2017. Through the collaborative attitude of our Members, we are able to bring benefits to the community. The activities carried out by the volunteers are based on Braskem's Macro Sustainable Development Objectives and the choice of institutions benefiting from the program are located in the vicinity of our operations and capitals of the states where we operate.
First online learning network on conscious consumption and sustainability. The content works on consumption and after conscious consumption and is aimed at both teachers and elementary school students from schools throughout Brazil.
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