The American Chemistry Council represents the leading companies engaged in the business of chemistry. Council members apply the science of chemistry to make innovative products and services that make people`s lives better, healthier and safer. The Council is committed to improved environmental, health and safety performance through Responsible Care, common sense advocacy designed to address major public policy issues, and health and environmental research and product testing.
The American Chemistry Council's (ACC's) mission is to deliver business value through exceptional advocacy using best-in-class member performance, political engagement, communications and scientific research. We are committed to sustainable development by fostering progress in our economy, environment and society.
ACC is America’s oldest trade association of its kind, representing companies engaged in the business of chemistry—an innovative, $812 billion enterprise that is helping solve the biggest challenges facing our nation and the world.
The business of chemistry:
- Drives innovations that enable a more sustainable future.
- Creates nearly 800,000 manufacturing and high-tech jobs—plus nearly seven million related jobs—that support families and communities.
- Enhances safety through the products of chemistry and investment in research.
The products of chemistry will make it possible to satisfy a growing world population by providing a healthy and plentiful food supply, clean air and water, safe living conditions, efficient and affordable energy sources and lifesaving medical treatments in communities around the globe.
To enable these ongoing innovations, ACC supports public policies that will drive creation of groundbreaking products that improve lives and our environment, enhance the economic vitality of communities and protect public health.