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Awards
Register now for Canada’s Safest Employers 2021
Register now for Canada’s Safest Employers 2021. The October 21 virtual awards ceremony recognizes outstanding health and safety professionals’ and companies’ achievements, leadership and innovation. CIAC is a proud sponsor of Canada’s Safest Chemistry Employer Award and CIAC’s VP of Sustainability, Shannon Watt, will present the winner.

SHARE Award winners for 2019-2020 
CIAC is pleased to announce the winners of the 2019-2020 safety awards sponsored by CIAC’s Safety Health Analysis Recognition and Exchange (SHARE) Network.

Member News
Q&A with Amita Sandhu of BASF Canada 
Many ChemNews subscribers will know Amita (Amy) Sandhu for her collaboration with CIAC as Head of Sustainability and Government Relations at BASF Canada and as a member of the CIAC Plastics Division Leadership Council. She recently accepted a role with BASF’s Corporate Government Relations, Europe Global team in Brussels, Belgium. We spoke with Amy to ask how her experience in Canada will inform her new responsibilities.

Events
Recycling Council of Alberta Conference
CIAC is a proud sponsor of Recycling Council of Alberta’s in-person conference Sept. 29 to Oct. 1 at the Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel. Come visit our booth and learn more about what our members are doing to build a circular economy.

Webinar
Crisis Communications Best Practices: Preparing to respond in 15 minutes
Register now for the "Crisis Communications Best Practices: Preparing to respond in 15 minutes" Webinar, hosted by the Chemistry Industry Association of Canada (CIAC) and Shawna Bruce on September 22nd, 2021 at 1:00pm ET to learn about best practices in crisis communications.

News
Sustainability | INEOS Group

Following the Paris Climate Agreement of 2015, most nation states have set the goal to achieve a net zero emission economy by 2050, and are adopting regulations and legislation to support this.

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Environmental Law Centre calls for independent review of ...

Lawyers at the University of Victoria Environmental Law Centre are calling for an independent assessment of three proposed petrochemical and plastics facilities in Prince George, B.C., that they say pose "profound risks to the global environment."

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Imperial plans to build Canada's largest renewable...

Imperial expects the project will reduce emissions by three million tonnes, which is the equivalent of taking 650,000 cars off the road CALGARY - Imperial Oil Ltd. plans to build a new renewable diesel unit at its refinery near Edmonton, joining...

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Closing the Plastics Circularity Gap

Humanity is consuming natural resources at an astonishing rate. During the 20th century, global raw material use rose at about twice the rate of population growth. Every year, humanity consumes far more than what the planet can naturally replenish.

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