• ICCA at COP22 – What is next?

    ICCA at COP22 – What is next?

    Following the Paris Agreement entry into force, the Parties to the Agreement held their first meeting in November 2016 (Marrakesh), with the intent of opening a new chapter on global climate action.

    COP22 marked the beginning […]

  • ICCA-UNEP Workshop on the role of chemistry in achieving sustainable development

    ICCA-UNEP Workshop on the role of chemistry in achieving sustainable development

    Identifying Opportunities, Addressing Challenges
    Shanghai, 11-13 September 2016
    More than hundred stakeholders from governments, industry, civil society and international organizations, with representation from all geographic regions, gathered in Shanghai, China from 11-13 September […]

  • ICCA and the Chemical Weapons Convention

    ICCA and the Chemical Weapons Convention

    ICCA Council Secretary Speaks at the 21st Session of the Conference of the States Parties to the Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC) in the Hague.
    Mr. Chairman, Ambassador Űzűmcű, Distinguished Delegates and Guests: I am Cal Dooley, […]

  • The Chemical Industry at COP-22

    The Chemical Industry at COP-22

    ICCA at the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) Conference of the Parties (COP 22)
    Successful implementation of the landmark Paris Agreement hinges in large part on the private sector both informing and transforming […]

The International Council of Chemical Associations (ICCA) is the Worldwide Voice of the Chemical Industry.

ICCA and its member associations, federations and companies are working together to pave the way to a more sustainable future and ensure the safety and protection of human health and the environment.



Together, We’re Taking On The World’s Toughest Challenges

The global chemical industry is a $4 trillion enterprise that impacts nearly every sector of the economy. We have businesses in virtually every nation, driving innovation in six continents and supporting more than 20 million jobs. Together, we’re taking on the world’s toughest challenges.

Ensuring Chemicals Can Be Produced And Used Safely

Through voluntary industry initiatives like Responsible Care® and the Global Product Strategy, ICCA is committed to help improve sustainability and the safe management of chemicals throughout their lifecycle.

Finding Ways To Continuously Improve Our Performance

Responsible Care® is a voluntary commitment by the global chemical industry to drive continuous improvement and achieve excellence in environmental, health and safety and security performance.

Enabling A Cleaner, More Sustainable World And Future

The global chemical industry is working to create the products that help make sustainability possible while improving the energy efficiency of our operations and reducing emissions.

Driving Sustainable Development And A Better Life For All

The capacity to produce and use chemicals safely continues to be recognized for its role in driving progress across all three dimensions of sustainable development – environmental, social and economic.

News From ICCA Members Around the World

  • Union des Industries Chimiques

    French chemical industry association UIC hosts 3rd annual Responsible Care® awards

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  • Federation of Egyptian Industries

    Egyptian chemical industry group joins Responsible Care® Leadership Group as full member

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  • German Chemical Industry Association

    A new report updates stakeholders on the progress of Germany's CHEMIE-3 sustainability initiative

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  • American Chemistry Council

    ACC celebrates World Water Day by highlighting the many ways chemistry keeps our water flowing, from source to tap

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