(LyondellBasell) -- LyondellBasell announced that it will contribute up to USD 250.000 toward relief efforts in Japan by matching employee contributions to agencies providing disaster relief services.
"We extend our heartfelt sympathies to the people of Japan who have been so greatly impacted by these twin calamities," said LyondellBasell CEO Jim Gallogly. "Our employees are responding individually to help the people of Japan who are in need and that is why we will be matching their generous contributions up to USD 250.000," Gallogly said.
LyondellBasell is one of the world's largest plastics, chemical and refining companies. The company manufactures products at 58 sites in 18 countries. LyondellBasell products and technologies are used to make items that improve the quality of life for people around the world including packaging, electronics, automotive parts, home furnishings, construction materials and biofuels.