A new preamble includes a pledge to report global health, safety and environmental performance to the public. The vote by the board to revise the principles was unanimous on all of the changes.
SOCMA became a Responsible Care partner in 1990, and activated the sixth and final code of the initiative in September 1999. The association encourages members to implement practices-in-place within five years of code activation. To learn more about the program, call 202-721-4100, or visit SOCMA’s Web site at www.socma.com.