CIAC proudly represents Canada’s chemistry and plastics sector leaders: innovators, solution providers, and world-class stewardship pioneers.

Together, our commitment to bettering society, the environment, and the economy is unwavering. We share our members’ stories with decision-makers at the federal and provincial levels to help shape public policy that supports innovation, investment, sustainability, jobs, and the environment.

Canadian Chemistry by the Numbers

$108 billion

of shipments in chemistry and plastics products in 2022

190 000

Canadian jobs related to the chemistry and plastics sectors

3rd largest

manufacturing sector in Canada

2023 Year in Review: A sustainable and prosperous Canada – the connection is chemistry

2023 was a busy year for CIAC and our members! Read all about our organization’s achievements, awards and advocacy in the 2023 Year in Review.

Responsible Care®: the made-in-Canada chemistry industry ESG

Learn about CIAC’s made-in-Canada environmental, social and governance initiative, Responsible Care®.

2022 Sustainability Report

For nearly 40 years, Responsible Care® has led the journey towards safe, responsible and sustainable chemical manufacturing. Take a moment and read this interactive report that outlines our members’ accomplishments throughout the 2022 calendar year.

Chemistry and Plastics: Solutions4 building a net-zero future

In 2019, the federal government committed to the goal of net-zero emissions for all of Canada by 2050 and in 2020, the Net-Zero Emissions Accountability Act came
into force. Achieving this will require chemistry-based solutions, which includes the plastics sector.

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