Members of the Chemistry Industry Association of Canada (CIAC) continue to deliver results on environmental stewardship and transparency through their commitment to Responsible Care® – CIAC’s U.N.–recognized sustainability initiative.

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A Vision Born in Canada
That’s Leading the World

Responsible Care® is a global initiative, adopted in more than 60 countries around the world – and it started right here in Canada.

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Verification ––

The Responsible Care® Difference

Every three years, verification teams visit CIAC’s member- and partner-companies to make sure that they’re living up to their Responsible Care® commitments.

Photo Credit: NOVA Chemicals

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Responsible Care® Delivers Results

Today, a unit of Canadian chemical product is manufactured with 87 per cent fewer emissions than in 1992.

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Responsible Care®
In Action

CIAC’s members are constantly innovating to find new ways to conserve energy and resources, reduce waste, and protect human health.

Photo Credit: Canexus Chemicals Canada

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About CIAC

The Chemistry Industry Association of Canada is the voice of Canada’s chemistry industry. We represent the interests of Canada’s leading chemistry companies – from petrochemical, inorganic and specialty chemical producers, to bio-based manufacturers and chemistry-related technology and R&D companies.

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CIAC is recognized as a world leader in the sustainable stewardship of chemical products. We’re known for being a pragmatic, policy-based organization that represents members' interests based on solid analysis and scientific data. 

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Responsible Care®

Responsible Care® is the chemistry industry's commitment to sustainability. Its ethic and principles compel companies to innovate for safer and more environmentally friendly products and processes, and to work to eliminate harm throughout the entire life cycle of their products. 

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Members & Partners

Spreading the TRANSCAER® Safety Message from Coast to Coast

In the spring and summer of 2014, TRANSCAER® Canada reached out to almost a dozen communities of all sizes across Canada – with the help of the Safety Train, TRANSCAER®’s converted railcar. The classroom on wheels spent the summer months rolling its way across the country, training first responders and educating the public about the safe transportation of dangerous goods.

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