ICCA is in Bucharest, Romania for the Fourth meeting of the intersessional process (IP4) to consider the Sound Management of Chemicals and Waste (SMCW) beyond 2020. At IP4, ICCA will […]
Four African countries – Kenya, Ghana, Cote d’Ivoire, and Nigeria – will benefit from a new pilot project to support their national implementation of the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS). The GHS is one of the fundamental tools to achieve sound management of chemicals.
ICCA Applauds Ambitious UNEA-5 Actions to Address Plastic Pollution, Sound Management of Chemicals and Waste
Members of ICCA joined delegates in Nairobi this week for the Fifth session of the United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA-5). ICCA expressed its strong support for progress on achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) through several key resolutions focused on eliminating plastic leakage into the environment and strengthening chemicals management.
A new global agreement should be underpinned by 5 key elements for a global framework to end plastic waste. These elements will help solve plastics leakage while enabling the benefits of plastics to achieve a lower carbon and more sustainable future.
ICCA Shares Learnings on the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS) during Indian Chemical Council 3rd Sustainability Conclave
On December 3, 2021, the International Council of Chemical Associations (ICCA) organized a session on GHS implementation during the Indian Chemical Council’s (ICC) 3rd Sustainability Conclave.
ICCA, the global voice of the chemical industry, fully supports the Paris Agreement and the ambition to achieve a climate neutral world by mid-century. The chemicals and materials manufacturers ICCA […]
Global Chemicals Industry Proposes Recommendations to Restore WTO Leadership and Strengthen Rules-Based, Multilateral Trading System
WTO Reform Paper Comes Ahead of Highly Anticipated WTO Public Forum 2021 and Twelfth WTO Ministerial Conference (13 September 2021) – The International Council of Chemical Associations (ICCA), the global voice […]
Highlights the importance of restarting safely.
In these extraordinarily challenging times, the ICCA is committed to partnering with governments to moderate the impact of COVID-19.
Inventory and Evaluation of Publicly Available Sources of Information on Hazards and Risks of Industrial Chemicals
Regulatory authorities from developing countries have expressed a need for guidance in locating environmental, health and safety (EHS) information on industrial chemicals. In response, possible sources were identified via a search of the Internet using relevant terms and by soliciting suggestions from more than 200 knowledgeable stakeholders. This initially identified greater than 100 databases, 41 of which were chosen for further profiling and analysis based on their size and comprehensiveness.