Responsible Care®

A commitment to responsibility in the chemical industry

Responsible Care® is the chemical industry’s global voluntary initiative that drives for continuous improvement in health, safety and environmental (HSE) performance, together with open and transparent communication amongst stakeholders.

Borealis, a signatory of the Responsible Care® Global Charter, is committed to implementing the Responsible Care® guidelines. The company has established a Responsible Care® policy including guiding principles for group-wide implementation. All Borealis employees are expected to apply these principles in their daily work life and internal audits are carried out on a regular basis to ensure effective implementation.

Responsible Care® at the ICCA

Borealis commitment, based on the Responsible Care® initiative:

  • We aim to be a recognized leader in Responsible Care in our industry.
  • We believe world class health, safety, environmental and energy performance is a foundation for leadership in Responsible Care.
  • We are committed to follow legal requirements and other requirements to which we subscribe, or exceed them when they do not meet our standards.
  • We are committed to advance sustainable development along the value chain and to give priority to innovative, value creating solutions according to the principles of Product Stewardship.
  • We have a Responsible Care management system based on continuous improvement and verification of our performance.
  • We openly discuss Responsible Care issues with our stakeholders with the aim to further promote health, safety and the environment and to save energy along the value chain.

For more information on Borealis’ latest Responsible Care performance, please visit the respective section in the annual report.


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