The American Chemistry Council (ACC) represents the leading companies in the business of chemistry. Our companies make the products that make modern life possible. ACC members have made a voluntary commitment to uphold the highest standards for protecting health, safety, and the environment. ACC is committed to improved environmental, health and safety performance through the world-class Responsible Care® initiative, participation in which is a condition of ACC membership. Membership brings with it important business opportunities and information, including meetings and networking, economics, statistics, publications and a special forum responding to the needs of smaller and medium-sized enterprises. Our member companies are also taking a leadership role in ensuring that chemistry facilities are secure.