ACC Honors Chemical Industry Leaders For EHS&S Efforts

April 27, 2016
The American Chemistry Council presents awards at annual Responsible Care Conference.

The American Chemistry Council (ACC) honored chemical industry leaders for outstanding work in chemical management, including environmental, health, safety and security (EHS&S) performance, at the 2016 Responsible Care Conference & Expo on April 25. The Responsible Care Conference & Expo provides a forum for industry leaders to learn from their peers and other experts in the field about best practices to expand EHS&S performance initiatives. ACC Responsible Care award winners qualify based on exemplary performance and are selected by a committee made up of internal and external experts.

The following awards were among those presented at the 2016 Responsible Care Conference & Expo:

  • The Responsible Care Employee of the Year is Wil van Haaren, behavior science director at Dow.
  • The ACC Partner company Employee of the Year is Nate Buelt, general manager with the ChemSolutions Division at CH Robinson Worldwide, Inc.
  • Responsible Care Partner Award winners are Canadian National Railway Company, based in Montreal, Canada; BDP International in Philadelphia, and WTS, Inc. in Lewiston, New York.
  • Product Safety Award winners are Covestro LLC and Dow.

In addition, 41 companies received ACC’s 2016 Facility Safety Certificates and 12 were honored with Waste Minimization, Reuse and Recycling Awards.

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