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At BASF, we create chemistry for a sustainable future. We combine economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility. The more than 115,000 employees in the BASF Group work on contributing to the success of our customers in nearly all sectors and almost every country in the world. Our portfolio is organized into five segments: Chemicals, Performance Products, Functional Materials & Solutions, Agricultural Solutions and Oil & Gas. BASF generated sales of about €64.5 billion in 2017. BASF shares are traded on the stock exchanges in Frankfurt (BAS), London (BFA) and Zurich (BAS). Further information at www.basf.com

Dove invites all women to realise their personal potential for beauty by engaging them with products that deliver superior care. We believe that beauty should be a source of confidence and not anxiety. Dove inspires women to want to look like the best version of themselves –because looking and feeling your best makes you feel happier. Dove is recommitting to this with three vows under the Dove Real Beauty Pledge:

1.      We always feature real women, never models
2.      We portray women as they are in life
3.      We help girls build positive body confidence and self esteem through the Dove Self-Esteem Project

Encouraging women to stand up for their own beauty, Dove’s latest campaign features 8 real women who challenge numbers associated with ideal beauty, by saying My Beauty is #BeyondNumbers.

Premier Sponsor

Founded in 1944, Ülker operates as one of the leading companies in the food sector which has always been sensitive to the society’s social development and sustainability works in Turkey. With its corporate purpose “making people happy and being happy while doing our job” that Ülker place sustainability in the center of its business operations and strive to leave a happy world to future generations. The principles of sustainability in 2024 targets are environment, value chain, innovation, employees, social responsibility and leadership titles. Within the context of this vision Ülker was in the 29 companies in BIST Sustainability Index 2015.

Fairy is a brand with family at its heart and helping to nurture a happy, healthy relationship is key to us.We understand that the kitchen is the epicentre of any family home. It’s not just a place to prepare and cook meals, but a space where life lessons are learned and memories are created.
That said, we love to think that when families enter the kitchen to cook, they’re inspired to create dishes that are exciting, stimulating and influential. We want future generations to not just think of cooking as an essential tool to survive, but a wonderful world of creation, fun and fulfilment.
Because of all this, Fairy strives to create products that allow for a quick and easy, hassle-free experience, so families can continue to cherish and enjoy those precious moments of quality time together.

Major Sponsors

L’Oréal globally believes that “beauty has the power to change lifes” and has set itself the mission of offering all women and men worldwide the best of cosmetics innovation in terms of quality, efficacy and safety. By meeting the infinite diversity of beauty needs and desires all over the world. L’Oréal Turkey, which has its headquarter in our country, serves with 26 brands and 1 Plant in the scope of the divisions: “Active Cosmetics”, “Professional Pruducts”, “Luxe” and “Consumer Products”. In our country as well as all over the world, L’Oréal Turkey also brings the consumers with innovative beauty through sustainable innovation.
With the “Beauty For All” mission, L’Oréal Turkey has comprehensive Corporate Social Responsibility projects in Turkey. Besides Global Sustainability Program “Sharing Beauty With All” provides benefits to society and the environment and L’Oréal Turkey continues to add value to life.

Turkey’s international company, of which products are consumed in more than 80 countries, Anadolu Efes puts sustainability first with its positive impact plan.Sustainability work of Anadolu Efes, which focuses on quality and sustainability in all business processes of its factories in countries where it operates, rises on the foundation of social and environmental sustainability. Today, Anadolu Efes is Europe’s 6th and the world’s 14th largest brewer in terms of sales volume, and supports local development by creating sustainable models in the fields of agriculture and tourism in social sustainability while contributing in social and cultural development with its efforts in theater, cinema and sport. With this perspective, it has been supporting sport since 1976, agriculture since 1982, cinema since 1988, theater since 1992, and tourism since 2007. And in the field of environmental sustainability, it has covered significant ground for a sustainable future in water use, energy and emission management and packaging management with projects put in place within the company and in operations. For detailed information, please visit www.anadoluefes.com.

Operating in a wide geographical area from USA to Asia Pacific, Kordsa reinforces 1 out of every 3 automobile tires and 2 out of every 3 aircraft tires worldwide. The company develops and produces tire, composites and construction reinforcement technologies with its “Reinforcing Life” mission. Kordsa develops technologies to create a sustainable world for next generations by reducing rolling resistance through its tire reinforcement technologies and reducing fuel consumption and carbon emission through its composite technologies.

Supporting Sponsor

Philips Lighting (Euronext Amsterdam ticker: LIGHT), a global leader in lighting products, systems and services, delivers innovations that unlock business value, providing rich user experiences that help improve lives. Serving professional and consumer markets, we lead the industry in leveraging the Internet of Things to transform homes, buildings and urban spaces. With 2016 sales of EUR 7.1 billion, we have approximately 34,000 employees in over 70 countries. News from Philips Lighting is located at http://www.newsroom.lighting.philips.com

DeFacto, one of the leading brands in the apparel and fashion sector in Turkey, was founded in 2003 and opened its first store in 2004. DeFacto, which gained great regard in a short period of time with its design products, and diverse product groups implemented with innovation and R&D investments, has continued to expand its retail network through stores opened domestically and abroad.


Prefabrik Yapı, a leader company in light-steel construction business in Turkey ,founded in Istanbul in 1989, has been producing prefabricated buildings, containers and steel construction structures in Turkey, which are of high quality and sustainable production standards in Turkey and in the World. Prefabrik Yapı which is the main company of Hekim Holding that produces all raw materials which are being used in manufacture of prefabricated buildings. Prefabrik Yapı has used special-designed,  un-welded structure  technology that has been considered as an important technological development and also the fibercement plates which have been produced firstly by Prefabrik Yapı in Turkey.
Prefabrik Yapı that carries out all technical and designs completely with its professional staff composed of engineers and architects who are working in sales, marketing, production and R&D departments. With customer orientation, satisfaction and sustainable brands  the company has provided planning, design, loading, logistics, assembly, disassembly, fitting inside building, painting and after-sales services in addition to its high technology production in Turkey and abroad.

Since its establishment in 1973, Pınar has been the quality choice of consumers and a leader in the food sector. Pınar provides different consumer needs in dairy, meat and drinking water product ranges. Pınar closely follows global trends and maintains its leadership in numerous product ranges. Pınar has broke grounds to Turkey in the food sector.
Pınar gives endless confidence to its consumers  by managing its consumer-focused activities and non-concessions on the quality it offers. Having offered its consumer product that are sources of health, taste and novelties since its establishment, Pınar has become a “Spring of Life” for millions of people and many generations. This source of life has emerged, expanded and improved, according to three main elements of its foundation: “Health, Taste and Novelty…”
The major axis of our work process is the sustainability which means long term and balanced continuity of the economical, social and enviromental dimensions in our lives that is also remains in the traditions of Pınar brand. Pınar is aware of the responsibility that we have for the future generations and so Pınar uses the resources for the good advantage and takes into consideration all the saving opportunities while continually supporting the social projects concerning art and sports.


With more than 750 stores in 25 countries and 100,000 employees worldwide, Metro Cash & Carry serves to 21 million professional customers in the entire world. Offering 40,000 types of food products needed by the professionals for themselves and their workplaces by considering a price-quality-performance relationship, Metro operates in Turkey since 1990. Metro, which offers tens of thousands of affordable, fresh and high-quality products at 36 stores in 20 cities, aims to protect the Turkish cuisine culture and values and to include the entire ecosystem to the process with the projects that it carries out related to gastronomy.

Established in 1953 Zorlu Holding has been maintaining to achieve the desire of improving people’s lives by means of offering the forward-moving strength of technology to the society thanks to the values of entrepreneurship, innovation, technology and design all of which constitute the fundamentals of its DNA. 

Our story which started with a textile machine in Babadağ district of Denizli is now being maintained in five main fields of activity that are namely “Textiles”, “Consumer Electronics, White Goods and Information Technologies”, “Energy”, “Real Estate Property” and “Mining and Metallurgy”. 

As one of the five largest companies of Turkey with more than 60 companies, over 28 thousand employees and export to more than 150 countries, we focus on creating added value for Turkey in all works we undertake and all projects we design and generating sustainable and permanent values for the society. We express our responsibility towards next generations by way of making efforts to build a sustainable future based on our corporate values and principles and reflecting the same to our activities and projects on the basis of economy, environment and society. 

Leading Turkish honey brand Balparmak has a unique mission for the world’s most miraculous food, honey, which is to protect its naturalness and purity, to make it an essential component of quality living and to maximize the place it deserves, since 1980. Balparmak has the first and only R&D Center in honey industry and one of only 8 in the food industry in Turkey. Currently the company holds world’s biggest honey analysis laboratory in the honey industry. Via the technical capability of its R&D center and specialized lab which is able to analyze for over 92 parameters, Balparmak can trace its products from the hive directly to the dining table. Balparmak, by focusing on society and environment,  not only maintains the quality in honey production, but it creates value for stakeholders and suppliers, provide trainings for beekeepers in various regions of Turkey, for the sustainability of the industry. There is Balparmak signature behind so many innovations and prominent applications such as determination of honey origin, implementation of security band on products, honey classification project by region, traceability of honey by QR Code application,  and developing value added products for Apitheraphy, etc.

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