Supporting and proactively building a diverse workforce facilitates a stronger, more resilient chemical industry. Through our ADEL Program, we are working to build the next generation of leaders by equipping them with skills development, peer networking and mentorship opportunities to help advance and catalyze innovation and creativity in the workforce.
ACC Advocacy Leadership Academy
The ACC Advocacy Leadership Academy is a six-month program designed to develop current and future leaders within ACC member companies to provide them with a strong foundation and skills for advocating on behalf of their organizations and the business of chemistry. Participants will learn from experienced speakers each month that have spent their careers in politics government affairs, advocacy, public affairs, and communications. Each month focuses on a different advocacy related topic conducted virtually with the program concluding in September with a Washington D.C. Fly-In graduation and day on Capitol Hill meeting with policymakers.
The nomination period for the 2024 cohort will open this winter. For more information visit chemistrymatters.com or contact Collin Brecher.
Responsible Care® & Sustainability Future Leaders Program
Responsible Care® & Sustainability Future Leaders (RCSFL) Program helps to prepare high-potential, young professionals in the chemical industry for challenges of the future. The program provides exceptional learning, skill development, and generational knowledge-sharing opportunities for the selected participants throughout the year.
The nomination period for the 2024 class will open this fall. Click here for more information about the program or contact Danny Forest or Sarah Sherwood for more information.
Advancing Diversity in Emerging Leaders (ADEL)
Advancing Diversity in Emerging Leaders is a two-year, cohort-based program which facilitates the development of emerging, high-potential, and diverse leaders as tomorrow’s potential senior-level executives. ADEL provides participants access to leadership training, skills development, mentorship, and peer-to-peer engagement. The program is open for mid-level ACC member company staff with at least 10 years of work experience who are currently positioned or have potential for a senior-level role. ACC partners with leadership programs and deploys skill assessment tools to foster development of the program participants.