Community involvement and awareness of the activities of Australia's chemical industry is important for both companies and society. Companies need it to learn the community's requirements for their long term licence to operate. The discussions can also assist with decisions on appropriate business activities that contribute to Sustainable Development to meet society's needs. The objectives, approach and status of "Responsible Care", the chemical industry initiative to progress the above goal, will be discussed. Examples of community involvement will he explored.

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Community involvement in the chemicals industry

Jim Smith  

Community involvement and awareness of the activities of Australia's chemical industry is important for both companies and society. Companies need it to learn the community's requirements for their long term licence to operate. The discussions can also assist with decisions on appropriate business activities that contribute to Sustainable Development to meet society's needs. The objectives, approach and status of "Responsible Care", the chemical industry initiative to progress the above goal, will be discussed. Examples of community involvement will he explored.

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