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

Dear members and stakeholders:

I’m very proud to be the next President and CEO of the Chemistry Industry Association of Canada (CIAC). It is an honour and privilege to follow in the footsteps of Richard Paton and Jean Bélanger, two extremely capable and well-respected individuals, who have led this association during the past 36 years. I am...

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Announcing two new appointments at the Chemistry Industry Association of Canada

December 01 2015

Bob Masterson, President and CEO
Effective December 1, 2015, Bob Masterson officially takes over as President and CEO of the Chemistry Industry Association of Canada (CIAC).

Bob has been with CIAC for the past five...

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ChemistryCanada "Proud to be the next President & CEO of CIAC" Read Bob Masterson's inaugural President's Message

ChemistryCanada Committed to #ResponsibleCare: CIAC members have reduced GHG emissions by 69% since 1992. Learn more at @COP21

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Members & Partners

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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