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Many ACI member companies provide sustainability reports and statements that describe corporate efforts to reduce their environmental footprints. In 2009, ACI and its members embarked on a pilot project to report on a common set of sustainability-related metrics relevant to both its consumer packaged goods and raw material supplier members.

As part of ACI’s Sustainability Metrics Project, 24 member companies participated in a project to track environmental sustainability metrics. Tracking these metrics provides a baseline and indicators by which we can measure sustainability-related performance for ACI member operations in the United States associated with cleaning products.

Metrics are collected in four categories:

  • Energy Use (electricity, steam, and fuel)
  • Greenhouse Gas Emissions (CO2 equivalents)
  • Water Use
  • Waste Generation

The data reported by the individual companies was compared with U.S. production rates associated with cleaning products for each company to produce a normalized value, which represents performance per unit of production.

The data reflects cleaning product-related production of companies which formulate and produce the end products and companies that provide ingredients used in cleaning product formulations.

ACI Sustainability Metrics Participants - 2012

 
AzkoNobel Surface Chemistry, LLC
Amway
Arylessence, Inc.
BASF Corporation
Church & Dwight Company, Inc.
The Clorox Company
Colgate-Palmolive Company
Croda, Inc.
The Dow Chemical Company
Dupont Industrial Biotechnology
Ecolab, Inc.
Evonik Goldschmidt Corporation
 

FMC Corporation
Givaudan Fragrances Corporation
Henkel Consumer Goods Inc.
Huntsman International LLC
Novozymes
The Procter & Gamble Company
PQ Corporation
Sasol North America
SC Johnson
Seventh Generation
Shell Chemical LP
Stepan Company

 See the results of the 2012 Metrics Report