“In a year where we try to manage the health of our employees and our communities, the ethics of responsible management of do the right thing and be seen doing the right thing has never been so relevant, ”said Shannon Watt, vice-president of sustainable development at CIAC. “While protecting each other has always been a full-time job for our Responsible Care members, it has taken on a whole new meaning in 2020.”
Through CIAC’s membership in the International Council of Chemical Associations, the CIAC and its members are committed to accelerating progress towards 17 United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The Responsible Care Annual Report identifies the UN SDGs and describes the accomplishments of CIAC members in achieving these goals.
For almost 40 years, from Canada The chemicals industry has paved the way for safe, responsible and sustainable chemical manufacturing through its UN-recognized sustainability initiative, Responsible Care. Founded in Canada in 1985, ESG in the chemical industry is now practiced in 73 countries and by 96 of the 100 largest chemical producers in the world.
“ICAC members are obliged to innovate for safer and greener products and processes, and to work for the continuous improvement of their environmental, health and safety performance,” said Bob masterson, President and CEO of ACIC. “We are proud to be able to draw attention to all the great work our members have done during these difficult times.
The CIAC proudly represents from Canada leaders in the chemicals and plastics industry: innovators, solution providers and pioneers in world-class stewardship. from Canada the chemicals and plastics industry transforms raw materials into the building blocks needed to make the products that enable our modern life. From wind turbines and solar panels to vehicles and electronic devices, including medical equipment, drinking water, textiles and construction materials; chemicals and plastics are essential to our economy and ensure a safe and high quality of life for all Canadians while creating some of the low-GHG-intensive products on the planet. For almost 40 years, from Canada The chemicals industry has paved the way for safe, responsible and sustainable chemical manufacturing through its UN-recognized sustainability initiative, Responsible Care, the ESG of the chemicals industry.
SOURCE Chemical Industry Association of Canada
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