Covestro (India) Private Limited has been certified as a Responsible Care Company by Indian Chemical Council (ICC).
Responsible Care (RC) is a global voluntary initiative of chemical industry to excel and continually improve health, safety and environmental performance. Responsible Care certification was first initiated in 1984, and is adopted today by 60 national and regional associations in more than 60 economies around the world. In India, Indian Chemical Council (ICC), a member of International Council of Chemical Associations (ICCA), coordinates and promotes Responsible Care. ICC provides the guidance to the companies and monitors its implementation.
Responsible Care (RC) is a chemical industry initiative, which calls on Companies to demonstrate their commitment to improve all aspects of performance, which relate to the protection of health, safety and environment.
Covestro has stringent compliance policies that everyone in the organisation adheres to. Plants and processes are subject to continuous review and are kept up-to-date with state-of-the-art technology. All acilities satisfy regulatory requirements imposed on the operators of industrial plants. In cases, where raw materials have to be sourced from third parties, Covestro ensure that deliveries comply with required specifications, standards and regulations.
Covestro India signed Responsible Care global charter in March 2015 and became Responsible Care signatory member company. In third quarter of 2016 an expert panel from ICC visited Covestro sites and after a detailed audit presented the RC Logo award to Covestro in their annual general meeting, on 30th September 2016.
As of July 2016, 40 industry groups hold Responsible Care (RC) logo in the country, while a total of 125 industries are signatories to the programme, and pursuing implementation of Codes of management practice.