Management & Transparency

A good chemicals management system is fundamental for a chemicals company, especially for those with a large share of hazardous substances in production. A transparent approach to product ingredients as well public commitments to phase out certain substances is a good indication of the direction in which a company is moving.

Criteria in this category:

  • Company only produces sustainable products
  • Company has a public strategy with (timed) phase-out plans for existing hazardous chemicals beyond regulatory compliance
  • Availability of Safety Data Sheets for products in compliance with GHS
  • Code of ethics / code of conduct
  • Supplier Code of Conduct or similar standard
  • Member of Responsible Care
  • Respond to ChemSec’s letter (any response)
  • Respond to ChemSec’s letter with hazardous chemicals production