Responsible Care Implementation Strategy

To promote and safe chemical management through the international responsible care initiatives in partnership with our members and other stakeholders.

Code of Practice (Under development)
  • Product Stewardship (Target to complete in year 2013): to make health, safety and environmental protection an integral part of designing, manufacturing, marketing, distributing, using, recycling and disposing of products.
  • Health & Safety (Target to complete in year 2013): to protect and promote the health and safety of people working at or visiting company work sites.
  • Process Safety (target to complete in year 2014): to prevent fires, explosions and accidental chemical releases.
  • Distribution (target to complete in year 2015): to reduce the risk of harm posed by the distribution of chemicals to the general public; to carrier, distributor, contractor and chemical industry employees; and to the environment
Responsible Care Guiding Principles

As a LRCC member, a company manages all aspects of its activities so that it provides a high level of protection for the health, safety and security of its employees, associates, customers, facilities and the public and the environment. The LRCC members’ company’s Responsible Care programme starts with the member company’s senior management making a commitment to the guiding principles. LRCC member companies demonstrate their commitment to sustainable development and continuing improvement by adhering to the following guiding principles:   

  • To recognized, respect and respond to community concern about our products and operation
  • To lead our operations in ethical ways that increases the benefits to society by protecting our people, environment and community
  • To develop a procedure in the organization to continually identify, reduce and manage occupational and process safety risks.
  • To promote pollution prevention, minimization of waste and conservation of energy and other critical resources
  • To counsel customers and other relevant stakeholder groups on the safe use, transportation and disposal of chemical products
  • To participate with government and others in creating responsible laws, regulations and subs
  • Demonstrating continuous improvement throughout our business and reporting performance
  • Inspiring and assisting others to commit to responsible Care