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Environment, Health and Safety in North America


At Evonik in North America, sustainable development is an integral part of our business processes. Economical, ecological and societal factors are given equal consideration in decision making processes - in the interest of today's and future generations.

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American Chemistry Council®

The American Chemistry Council® (ACC) believes that information and dialogue have the power to create change: in our industry, in our communities, and in our world. Its member companies are investing in the future through community outreach projects, ground-breaking research, and initiatives that protect public health and the environment. The ACC is the trade association representing U.S. chemical companies including the American Plastics Council® and the Chlorine Chemistry Council®.

American Chemistry Council® website (external)
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Responsible Care®

Since 1988, members of the American Chemistry Council have significantly improved their environmental, health, safety and security performance through the global Responsible Care initiative implemented in the United States. In the United States, adherence to Responsible Care principles has resulted in a 75 percent reduction in emissions and an employee safety record that is four and a half times better than the U.S. manufacturing sector average.

Responsible Care® website (external)
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Product Safety

Chemical products provide many benefits to society and must be managed in a responsible way to minimize any adverse effects on humans and the environment. Evonik employees take this responsibility very seriously.

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Responsible Care

Evonik North America considers the safety, health and security of the public, its employees, contractors and customers and the protection of the environment to be of primary importance in the conduct of its business.


Respecting Human Rights

Evonik is committed to being an excellent corporate citizen. We have implemented practices to drive us toward improved sustainability of products and manufacturing processes and we strive to treat all people with dignity and respect.