ChemStewards® Core Principles

Core Principles is the first component of the ChemStewards program.

The ChemStewards program focuses on five target areas common to performance improvement programs worldwide:

  • Stakeholder communications;
  • Product stewardship;
  • EHS&S in planning and operations;
  • Employee training and engagement;
  • Resource management and waste minimization 

The ChemStewards Core Principles is a pledge to continuous improvement. To become an Active Category Member of SOCMA, the company must sign the following statement:

 ChemStewards Core Principles

As a member of SOCMA, our company is dedicated to continuous improvement in environmental, health, safety and security (EHS&S) performance. We promote innovative, safe and responsible operations and contribute to a healthy, productive economy. To meet these responsibilities, we pledge to manage our business according to the following principles:    

  • We will communicate with and engage employees, business partners and the community to foster a greater understanding on environmental, health, safety and security matters.
  • We will promote the concepts of product stewardship throughout a product's lifecycle.
  • We will make environmental, health, safety and security considerations a priority in our planning and operations for all new and existing products and processes.
  • We will train employees in their environmental, health, safety and security responsibilities and promote involvement and accountability in these areas.
  • We will continuously strive to use our resources efficiently and minimize waste. 

Click here for ChemStewards Core Principles Form.

Contact ChemStewards® Team for more information or assistance.