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Responsible Care® by the Numbers

Responsible Care® is the chemical industry’s world-class environmental, health, safety and security performance initiative. It’s our commitment to doing more, and doing better. Responsible Care companies are industry leaders, playing a vital part to ensure that the business of chemistry is safe, secure and sustainable.

68 Economies around the world practice Responsible Care
56% Reduction in process safety incidents by Responsible Care companies since 2000
100 Responsible Care Partner Companies extend safe management of chemicals to transportation, storage, and distribution companies
3X Better worker safety rate from Responsible Care companies than the business of chemistry overall
5X Better worker safety rate from Responsible Care companies than the U.S. manufacturing sector as a whole
30% Reduction in recordable injury and illness rates since 2010
24% Reduction in hazardous air pollutants from Responsible Care companies since 2010
$27 Billion invested by ACC member companies to further enhance facility security since Sept. 11, 2001
31% Decrease in distribution incidents by Responsible Care companies since 2010

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