CIAC proudly represents Canada’s chemistry and plastics sector leaders: innovators, solution providers, and world-class stewardship pioneers.

Together, our commitment to bettering society, the environment, and the economy is unwavering. We share our members’ stories with decision-makers at the federal and provincial levels to help shape public policy that supports innovation, investment, sustainability, jobs, and the environment.

2023 Year in Review: A sustainable and prosperous Canada – the connection is chemistry

2023 was a busy year for CIAC and our members! Read all about our organization’s achievements, awards and advocacy in the 2023 Year in Review.

Responsible Care®: the made-in-Canada chemistry industry ESG

Learn about CIAC’s made-in-Canada environmental, social and governance initiative, Responsible Care®.

2022 Sustainability Report

For nearly 40 years, Responsible Care® has led the journey towards safe, responsible and sustainable chemical manufacturing. Take a moment and read this interactive report that outlines our members’ accomplishments throughout the 2022 calendar year.

Chemistry and Plastics: Solutions4 building a net-zero future

In 2019, the federal government committed to the goal of net-zero emissions for all of Canada by 2050 and in 2020, the Net-Zero Emissions Accountability Act came
into force. Achieving this will require chemistry-based solutions, which includes the plastics sector.

Canadian Chemistry by the Numbers

$93 billion

of shipments in chemistry and plastics products in 2021

67%

Reduction in CO2 emissions on an absolute basis since 1992

70 000

products Canadians use every day are made with chemistry and plastics

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ChemNews for February 22, 2024

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CIAC responds to Private Members’ Bill An Act to amend the Canadian Environmental Protection Act (plastic manufactured items) 

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ChemNews for February 08, 2024

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Construction of the new TRANSCAER Safety Train is progressing!

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