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ACI Sustainability Central

Sustainability is one of the three main objectives of the American Cleaning Institute. To us, the definition of sustainability is the ability to improve the quality of life for this and future generations by creating products that promote hygiene and cleanliness, are environmentally sound, and are economically successful. ACI and our member companies are committed to a mission that endeavors to benefit society and improve the quality of life through hygiene and cleanliness by driving sustainability improvements across our industry and throughout the supply chain.

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ACI’s 2015 Sustainability Report

Understanding Today, Impacting Tomorrow

Our newest report showcases the U.S. cleaning products industry’s first ever materiality assessment and our progress toward sustainability. The report features an updated summary of ACI’s environmental and social sustainability programs, as well as details on ACI scientific and research programs.

In addition, ACI's 2015 report includes individual profiles of 30+ ACI members who are demonstrating sustainable practices within their companies.

Member Sustainability Showcase

Across the cleaning product supply chain members of ACI are striving to meet commitments to advance human health and environmental quality, social well-being, and economic growth. Our member Sustainability Showcase provides easy access to their latest sustainability reports, achievements, and news.

Sustainability Resources for Consumers

Check out information about how cleaning product companies are stopping waste before it starts, details on proper disposal and recycling practices, and other useful tips.


Charter for Sustainable Cleaning

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The Charter for Sustainable Cleaning is a voluntary lifecycle-based framework that promotes a common industry approach to sharing and reporting best practices for sustainability.

In the News

April 18, 2017: ACI Member Sustainability News: Dropps, Oxiteno and RB

March 29, 2017: ACI Member Sustainability News: Colgate-Palmolive, Corbion, and IFF

March 8, 2017: ACI Member Sustainability News: AkzoNobel, Henkel, and SC Johnson