External Commitments

Responsible Care®

As a member of the American Chemistry Council, Ashland was one of the early adopters of the Responsible Care Code of Management Practices, which was initiated in the early 1980s. Ashland continues to implement the Responsible Care Management System throughout its worldwide operations. We are committed to continuous improvement of the environmental, health, safety, and security performance of our operations and products.

Energy Efficiency

Ashland is committed to reducing its environmental footprint and employing initiatives to conserve and use energy efficiently in our operations. Ashland also participates in the Carbon Disclosure Project, where we publicly report our overall greenhouse gas data and associated risks/opportunities.

Safety and Security of Operations

Ashland is committed to protecting the safety and security of its employees and follows the following security policies as applicable to specific facilities and operations:

  • American Chemistry Council’s Responsible Care Security Code
  • Department of Homeland Security Chemical Facilities Anti-Terrorism Standards
  • United States Coast Guard Maritime Transportation Security Act
  • Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism