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 […]
On July 13, 2021, the Indian Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers, Department of Chemicals & Petrochemicals (DCPC), Indian Chemical Council (ICC) and International Council of Chemical Associations (ICCA) convened a webinar on the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS).
During the UNFCCC Asia Pacific Climate Week (6-9 July) many policymakers will debate in virtual thematic sessions the pulse of climate action in the region, explore climate challenges and opportunities, and showcase ambitious solutions. […]
Continuous improvement of environmental protection, health and safety within the company: These are the goals BASF commits to since 1992 as part of the voluntary Responsible Care® (RC) initiative of the chemical industry. At the beginning of February, the Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors, Martin Brudermüller, renewed the commitment on behalf of BASF.
ICCA and the Indian Chemical Council (ICC) completed a successful first year of the India Pilot Project. Significant capacity building and other activities were undertaken to enhance ICC’s Responsible Care® […]