HOUSTON, (June 3, 2014) – The American Chemistry Council (ACC) today named LyondellBasell (NYSE: LYB) a Responsible Care Company of the Year, in recognition of the company’s outstanding achievement in environmental, health, safety and security (EHS&S) performance. LyondellBasell is one of four companies that received the award.
“The American Chemistry Council is pleased to recognize LyondellBasell with its highest honor – the Responsible Care Company of the Year Award,” said ACC President and Chief Executive Officer Cal Dooley. “Through its leadership and commitment to superior environmental performance and the health and safety of its workers and the community as a whole, LyondellBasell is leading our industry in building a safer, more sustainable future.”
To be eligible for the Responsible Care Company of the Year award, companies must demonstrate how they have surpassed Responsible Care performance criteria, including: a safety performance rating in the top 10 percent of companies in their size category, with no significant process incidents in the previous year; positive performance measures in the areas of transportation safety, process safety and emissions reduction; and demonstrated improvements in EHS&S performance, product stewardship, distribution safety and emergency preparedness.
“We never forget the real reason LyondellBasell is a Responsible Care company; it’s because we are protecting those who work in our plants and those who are our neighbors and customers. We take our Responsible Care commitment very personally,” said LyondellBasell Chief Executive Officer Jim Gallogly. “We thank the ACC for recognizing us as we pursue health and safety excellence.”
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LyondellBasell (NYSE: LYB) is one of the world’s largest plastics, chemical and refining companies. The company manufactures products at 55 sites in 18 countries. LyondellBasell products and technologies are used to make items that improve the quality of life for people around the world including packaging, electronics, automotive parts, home furnishings, construction materials and biofuels. More information about LyondellBasell can be found at www.lyondellbasell.com.
SOURCE: LyondellBasell Industries