BASF

Date of interaction: 08/05/19

Investment institution: BMO Global Asset Management

Type of interaction: Phone call

Name of investor representative:

Nina Roth

Role of company contact(s): Investor Relations

Did the conversation take place with the head office or a regional division? phone

Company engagement level following engagement: Engaging

Did the company cite any of the following barriers to disclosing to the WDI? Insufficient internal resources to be able to take part

Agreed follow-up actions and timeline for investor and/or WDI team:

IR mentioned that request to answer WDI was denied by HR ("too long"). We encouraged the company to look into it again, highlighted our support for the initiative, and asked them to answer at least parts of the questionnaire.

What were the main workforce topics discussed during the engagement?

gender diversity