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Nouryon recognized as 2023 Responsible Care Company by AICM in China

31 May 2023 - News

Nouryon has been awarded a 2023 Responsible Care Company Award and a Safety Award by the Association of International Chemical Manufacturers (AICM) in China.

AICM recognizes member companies in the areas of environment, health and safety improvements, product safety, corporate social responsibility, energy conservation, and carbon reduction that made demonstrable advancements in China.

“We are pleased that Nouryon has been recognized again by AICM with the Responsible Care and Safety Awards,” said Sobers Sethi, Senior Vice President of China and Emerging Markets at Nouryon. “Key to Nouryon’s strategy is our growing with our customers in China and partnering with our suppliers and other business stakeholders to deliver innovative solutions, drive progress, and create a safe and sustainable today and tomorrow.”

Responsible Care is a global chemical industry initiative and awards are announced every two years. The initiative encourages member companies to improve performance in the areas of environmental protection and safety, while working to increase trust in the chemical industry. As a member company of AICM in China, Nouryon has signed the latest International Council of Chemical Associations (ICCA) Responsible Care Global Charter (RCGC) and has been recognized with three Responsible Care awards since 2019.

2023 Responsible Care Company Award and a Safety Award by AICM

“The AICM 2023 Responsible Care Company and Safety Awards underline Nouryon’s unwavering commitment to ensuring the safety and wellbeing of our employees and communities in which we operate,” said Marcus van Tilborg, Vice President of Operations Asia Pacific at Nouryon. “At Nouryon, we focus on continually improving our safety practices which is reflected in our leading safety performance in China and on a global basis.”

Nouryon has introduced safety programs at its sites in China, including the Process Safety Fundamentals, Visible Safety Leadership, and the Crisis Management and Communications, the Risk-of-Day, Risk-of-Month and Risk-of-Quarter programs. Additionally Nouryon hosts the AICM OTP (Open-to-Public) program in all its China manufacturing sites every year, showcasing chemical innovations and maintaining transparent communications with employee families and local communities.

Award ceremony by AICM

About Nouryon

Nouryon is a global, specialty chemicals leader. Markets and consumers worldwide rely on our essential solutions to manufacture everyday products, such as personal care, cleaning goods, paints and coatings, agriculture and food, pharmaceuticals, and building products. Furthermore, the dedication of approximately 8,200 employees with a shared commitment to our customers, business growth, safety, sustainability and innovation has resulted in a consistently strong financial performance. We operate in over 80 countries around the world with a portfolio of industry-leading brands.


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