Sustainability

Our Contributions:
Helping to Improve Living Standards and our Environment


Today, innovations in chemistry help improve lives and protect the environment by enabling clean water, adequate food, medical breakthroughs, clean energy, resilient infrastructure, efficient transportation and less waste, but we have much more work to do.

Thousands of chemists and engineers from ACC’s member companies are working toward new ways that chemistry can support progress toward a sustainable future.

Chemistry in Action

Safe Chemistry
Safe Chemistry

Chemistry plays an essential role in thousands of products and technologies we use every day.

Sustainable Practices
Sustainable Practices

Chemical manufacturers undertake and implement stringent practices and procedures to protect human health and the environment.

Health & Nutrition
Health & Nutrition

Chemistry plays a key role in keeping us healthy.

Quality of Life
Quality of Life

The chemical industry helps communities prosper and grow, and we make it a priority to support our neighbors, especially in times of need. Chemistry enables countless technologies that make life healthier, safer and more comfortable, contributing to higher standards of living for people across the country and around the world.

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Clean Water

Advances in chemistry enable water purification, conservation, sanitation and reuse.

Modern Energy
Modern Energy

Chemistry is the power behind low-carbon, renewable energy and energy-efficient technologies.

Healthy Climate
Healthy Climate

Chemistry helps fight climate change and its effects.

Vibrant Oceans
Vibrant Oceans

Chemical and plastics manufacturers are committed to eliminating marine litter.

More with Less
More with Less

The chemical industry supports resource conservation, materials reuse, recycling and recovery, along with innovations in design that make products last longer and reduce waste.


Chemistry in Action

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Responsible Care®:

For more than 30 years, the chemical industry has committed to excellence in environmental, health, safety and security performance
through Responsible Care®.

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Working to End Ocean Pollution

Chemical and plastics manufacturers are leading the fight against marine litter.