Cefic, the European Chemical Industry Council, represents an industry which makes an invaluable contribution to the welfare and quality of life of European citizens. The European chemical industry is a key contributor to the sustainable development of our society, ideally equipped to provide solutions to global challenges such as climate change.
It is one of the main contributors to innovations in the 21st century: it innovates in terms of its own process efficiency and CO2 savings, but also in providing the technological backbone to exciting, high-tech developments that shape our lifestyle and our future.
The chemical industry is a responsible industry, holding itself accountable to society and committed to addressing its concerns actively and transparently, ensuring that chemical products manufactured and developed in Europe meet the most demanding safety criteria.
On the European scene, Cefic is the voice of 29,000 large, medium and small chemical companies in Europe, which provide 1.2 million jobs and account for 21% of world chemicals production. Cefic represents its members and interacts daily on their behalf with international and EU institutions, non-governmental organizations, the international media and other stakeholders.
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