Partnership Program

The American Chemistry Council (ACC) extends the Responsible Care® ethic and management practices throughout the entire chemical supply chain through its Responsible Care Partnership Program.

The Responsible Care Partnership Program is open to companies that have direct, substantial involvement in the distribution, transportation, storage, use, treatment, disposal or sales and marketing of chemicals. The more than 100 Responsible Care Partners adhere to the same Responsible Care requirements as ACC members – their CEOs have made a commitment to uphold the following Responsible Care program elements: 

Partner companies are separated into different sectors based on their primary business operation. The companies that participate in the Responsible Care Partnership Program strive to continually improve environmental, health, safety and security performance for all of their operations and business activities involving products manufactured by our members.

Click here to access Responsible Care Partner performance data in the following key areas:

  • Environment
  • Energy
  • Employee, Product and Process Safety
  • Chemical Supply Chain Security
  • Product Stewardship, including managing product safety and product communications
  • Accountability through Management System Certification
  • Community Outreach

How Do I Apply?

If you are interested in becoming a Responsible Care Partner, download the Responsible Care Partnership Program Application Form.

If you have any questions about the Responsible Care Partnership Program, or joining the program, contact Greg Rhoads at


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