A study published in Environmental Science & Technology estimated the total number of “chemicals on the global market” may exceed 350,000. But is that really the correct number?
MIAMI, FLORIDA, May 17, 2016 – The Federation of Egyptian Industries (FEI) formalized its commitment to Responsible Care, by being accepted as a full member of the International Council of Chemicals Association’s Responsible Care Leadership Group (RCLG), in an effort to promote environmental, health and safety performance and sound chemicals management in the region.
ICCA is the worldwide voice of the chemical industry, representing chemical manufacturers and producers across six continents. ICCA coordinates Responsible Care, the chemical industry’s voluntary initiative that drives continuous improvement in health, safety and environmental performance and open, transparent communication with stakeholders.
The Egyptian chemical industry sector is a major contributor to the national GDP and includes more than 4,300 operating companies that specialize in basic chemicals manufacturing […]
Leaders highlight progress toward SACIM 2020 goals at high-level event at ICCM4
GENEVA, SWITZERLAND, October 1, 2015 – Tonight, at the Fourth International Conference on Chemicals Management (ICCM4), the International Council of Chemical Associations (ICCA) will publicly launch its updated and strengthened Responsible Care Global Charter, which aims to unite global chemical companies under a unified system of performance management.
To date, 517 chemical industry leaders have pledged support for the Global Charter. The list of signees includes more than 85 percent of the world’s top 100 petrochemical and chemical manufacturers.
Also joining these companies in their commitment to continuous improvement are more than 400 small- and medium-sized companies that operate globally. In addition, thousands of other domestic companies participate actively in Responsible Care through […]
In 2015, the International Council of Chemical Associations (ICCA) is pleased to join our partners in sustainability and sound chemicals management for the 4th Session of the International Conference on Chemicals Management (ICCM4) in Geneva.
Thanks to public-private partnerships, the development of new products and solutions that improve people’s lives, initiatives such as Responsible Care® and the Global Product Strategy (GPS), combined with our actions and expertise to continuously improve performance, ICCA is proud to report that our industry is paving the way to a stronger, more sustainable future.
On Tuesday, September 29, the International Council of Chemical Associations (ICCA) will host a side event illustrating the importance of supply chain partnerships in creating a future where chemicals can be produced and used sustainably.
The session, “Supply Chain Partnerships for Sustainable Chemicals Management,” will include a light lunch for attendees beginning at 12:45 PM (CET), before opening at 1:15 PM with a keynote presentation by Rick Fedrizzi, CEO and founding chairman of the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC). A panel discussion moderated by Greg Bond, Manitou View Consulting LLC principal and former corporate director of product responsibility for Dow Chemical, will follow, featuring perspectives from chemical companies and downstream industry leaders, including:
Ronald Bock, EMEA Environmental Risk Manager, The Chemours Company
Global Chemical Manufacturers Call for Robust, Consistent Approach to Screen and Test Chemicals for Interaction with the Endocrine System
Principles will advance scientific understanding and support development of scientific consensus
GENEVA, SWITZERLAND, September 28, 2015 – The International Council of Chemical Associations (ICCA) today released its “Principles for Identifying Endocrine-Active and Endocrine-Disrupting Chemicals,” a set of 11 recommendations to promote reliability, consistency and scientific integrity in the screening and testing of chemicals for endocrine activity and endocrine disruption. The release of the Principles comes at the beginning of the United Nations Environment Program’s Fourth Meeting of the International Conference on Chemicals Management, where stakeholders including government representatives, non-governmental organizations and industry are meeting to discuss ways to promote sound chemicals management around the globe.
The endocrine system is the collection of glands that produce hormones that help regulate many bodily functions. […]