5. BASF Overall Bliss Score: 4.215 Best-Rated Categories: The Company You Work For (4.52); The People You Work With (4.49); The Person You Work For (4.33) BASF, the German chemicals, manufacturing and energy company, was founded in 1865. It no longer offers consumer products but is known worldwide in fields such as aerospace, packaging and clean energy. "As the world's leading chemical company, we strive to create great chemistry with and for our people,” remarked the company’s human resources leader for North America, Judy Zagorski. “One of our core commitments is to form the best team. Forming the best team through things like employee development, flexibility, diversity and inclusion is a key element of the chemistry we are working to create."