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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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.

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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

ERCO Cuts Quebec Plant’s Fossil Fuel Consumption by 94 Per Cent

​ERCO Worldwide has found an innovative way to use manufacturing waste as a fuel source for its Buckingham, Que. plant, while slashing greenhouse gas emissions.

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Responsible Care® Blog

CIAC’s National Advisory Panel Visits Fort Saskatchewan

In early October, Dow Canada hosted CIAC’s National Advisory Panel as part of a three-day intensive visit to Fort Saskatchewan, Alta. I had the pleasure of participating in that visit, and of seeing first-hand how the region is balancing development with sustainability concerns. 

–– October 21 2013

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