MNC & Chemical Associations From US, UK, China, Saudi Arabia & India Discuss Responsible Care

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MUMBAI: Indian Chemical Council (ICC) the apex body of the chemical industry in India organised a Global Conference on RESPONSIBLE CARE® here today. This is the first time signatories to this initiative from across the world are meeting in India. RESPONSIBLE CARE ® has the support of Ministry of Chemicals & Fertilizers, Government of India.

The list of speakers is give below:

Mr. Prasad Chandran, Chairman & MD, BASF India Ltd.

Ms. Debra M. Phillips, MD, Responsible Care, American Chemistry Council, USA

Mr. Jim Pesek, President (HSE), Reliance Industries Ltd, India

Mr. R. Mukundan, MD, TATA Chemicals Ltd, India

Mr. Ravi Kapoor, MD, Heubach Colour Pvt. Ltd., India

Mr. Ken Tsang, Sr. Advisor, Responsible Care, Association of Chemical Manufacturers, China

Mr. Jan Devens, VP, Operations and Responsible Care, DSM & Vice Chairman, AICM, China

Mr. John Roche, Chemical Industries Association, UK

Mr. Virani Bavchandbhai, SABIC, Saudi Arabia

Mr. Tahir Jamal Qadir, Director, RC, Gulf Petrochemicals & Chemicals Association (GPCA)

Mr. Shankar Venkateswaran, Director Sustainability Services, PWC

Mr. Daniel Roczniak, Senior Director, Responsible Care

Mr. S. K. Hazra, Co-Chairman, RC & Envt. Expert Committee, ICC

Through RESPONSIBLE CARE® ICC helps the Indian chemical industry improve its performance by being open and transparent with the investors, community, regulatory authorities, general public and the media.

Mr. R. Parthasarathy, President, ICC, said, “The Global Conference on RESPONSIBLE CARE®  in Mumbai, followed by RESPONSIBLE CARE® Leadership Group (RCLG) Annual Meet in Goa. Increasingly, only companies that perform in all aspects of Health, Safety, Environment, Product Management and Community Relationship, can compete, grow and survive. Responsible Care has become the Gold Standard for such behaviour.”

ICC will host the Responsible Care Leadership Group Annual Meeting 2012 of ICCA on 15 – 16 – 17 October 2012 at Goa. International Council of Chemical Associations (ICCA) is the voice of chemical industry globally.  ICCA promotes and coordinates Responsible Care globally.

Mr. Jose Cyriac, Secretary, DCPC, Ministry of Chemical & Fertilizers, Government of India said, “It is a very proud moment for us that the world leaders from the Chemical Industry have gathered here in India to discuss the issues of the chemical Industry worldwide. I personally and on behalf of Government of India appreciate the members of RCLG for conducting the meeting in India. I am sure that this will boost many more Chemical companies in India to adopt Responsible Care.”



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