Responsible Care® Performance:


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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Fueling Canada’s Economy, One Molecule at a Time

Canada’s $50-billion chemistry industry creates thousands of jobs, adds billions in value to our natural resources, and supports Canada’s economic diversity.

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Canada’s Chemistry Industry: Partners in Transportation Safety

CIAC is committed to working with governments, transportation partners and communities to ensure that Canada has the strongest transportation safety standards in the world. 

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TRANSCAER® members and partners work with communities to keep Canadians safe.

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​Chemistry = Solutions

The chemistry industry is in the business of solutions.

We’re constantly innovating – making discoveries that will help solve the world's toughest problems, and create a healthier, safer and more sustainable future.

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Catalyst Magazine

Fall 2015

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​Responsible Care® is the chemistry industry's commitment to sustainability - the betterment of society, the environment and the economy.

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President's Message

In 1996 I joined the Canadian Chemical Producers Association, now the Chemistry Industry Association of Canada (CIAC). That was the best career decision I ever made for me and for my family.

During the past 19 years I have been fortunate to work with industry leaders who were dedicated to the development of a sustainable chemistry industry in...

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Canada’s chemistry industry supports a balanced approach to climate change

November 19 2015

Today, the Chemistry Industry Association of Canada (CIAC) sent a letter to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and provincial and territorial Premiers expressing our support for the goal of reducing greenhouse gas emissions and...

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ChemistryCanada Collaboration b/w @JustinTrudeau & premiers = solutions 2 reduce #GHGs = globally compet Cdn industries @ec_minister

ChemistryCanada Letter to PM @JustinTrudeau Canada's chemistry industry supports global agreement to reduce #GHG @ec_minister @COP21

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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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