Responsible Care (RC) is an Indian Chemical Council (ICC) initiative, which calls on companies to demonstrate their commitment to improve all aspects of performance relating to Environment, Health and Safety (EHS). RC addresses concerns about the impact of chemicals on people and environment during processing and transportation. By leveraging on transparent working culture, industry eventually aims at building trust and confidence between industry and stake holders i.e. employees, community, customers, suppliers, contractors and the government.
A due process is followed for award of RC logo in India by ICC, therefore it is a symbol of commitment towards EHS excellence by the industries, a move towards sustainability.
The ten RC guiding principles are as follow: