GBI announces new members A.P. Moller Maersk, BASF and Syngenta

GBI announced today that the membership of the core group of companies has been joined by A.P.Moller Maersk (Maersk Group), BASF and Syngenta, making a significant addition to the industry and sectoral diversity of the group.  Maersk Group is a worldwide conglomerate operating in around 130 countries with a workforce of some 108,000 employees. In addition to owning one of the world’s largest shipping companies, Maersk involved in a wide range of activities in the energy, logistics, retail and manufacturing industries (see http://www.maersk.com for further details). BASF’s portfolio ranges from chemicals, plastics, performance products and crop protection products to oil and gas.  The company has more than 111,000 employees worldwide  (see http://www.basf/com for further details). Syngenta is a global agribusiness company headquarted in Basel, Switzerland. It has a large number of Research and Development facilities and Production sites all over the world, with more than 26,000 employees in some 90 countries (see http://www.syngenta.com for further details).