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ACC Comments on Implementation of Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act

Andrew Fasoli

WASHINGTON (June 21, 2022) — The American Chemistry Council (ACC) issued the following statement in response to the Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act (UFLPA), which enters into force today:

“Forced labor should have no place at any stage of the global manufacturing value chain. ACC members have long-standing commitments to promote safe and secure supply chains and worker rights and safety around the globe.

“We will continue to engage with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and other relevant authorities as they implement the Act.”

American Chemistry Council

The American Chemistry Council’s mission is to advocate for the people, policy, and products of chemistry that make the United States the global leader in innovation and manufacturing. To achieve this, we: Champion science-based policy solutions across all levels of government; Drive continuous performance improvement to protect employees and communities through Responsible Care®; Foster the development of sustainability practices throughout ACC member companies; and Communicate authentically with communities about challenges and solutions for a safer, healthier and more sustainable way of life. Our vision is a world made better by chemistry, where people live happier, healthier, and more prosperous lives, safely and sustainably—for generations to come.

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