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Responsible Care

Responsible Care® is the global chemical industry's environmental, health, and safety (EHS) initiative to drive continuous improvement in performance. It achieves this objective by meeting and going beyond legislative and regulatory compliance, and by adopting cooperative and voluntary initiatives with government and other stakeholders. Responsible Care is both an ethic and a commitment that seeks to build confidence and trust in an industry that is essential to improving living standards and the quality of life.

Our Commitment to Responsible Care

Momentive is a member of the American Chemistry Council (ACC), and committed to the principles outlined under the ACC's Responsible Care® program. Members of the ACC have significantly improved their environmental, health, safety, and security performance through the Responsible Care initiative. Participation is mandatory for ACC member companies, all of which have made CEO-level commitments to:

  • Measuring and publicly reporting performance;
  • Implementing the Responsible Care Security Code;
  • Applying the Responsible Care management system elements to achieve and verify results; and
  • Obtaining independent certification that a management system is in place and functions according to professional standards.

Responsible Care Global Charter


Compliance and Accountability

It is the responsibility of the Momentive Board of Directors to ensure implementation of our Codes of Conduct and Ethics. And it is each associate's responsibility to read, understand, and apply these principles to the performance of their duties.  We are also committed to engagement and feedback from the public and other stakeholders. Any comments regarding our operations can also be directed to the Compliance Officer.


Contact us at:

Compliance Officer
Attn. Momentive General Counsel
260 Hudson River Road
Waterford, NY 12188
(518) 237-3330

Momentive Code of Conduct

At Momentive, we're committed to operating ethically. Our commitment to an ethical code of conduct is the foundation for ensuring that we comply with the letter and spirit of the law. Each of us at Momentive has a responsibility to maintain and advance our ethical values and we're judged not only by our results, but also in how we achieve them. It's our belief that organizations that operate ethically and with integrity build value over time, and have the best chance for long-term success.

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