Our goal is to ensure compliance with applicable laws and regulations, to demonstrate accountability to our stakeholders and to promote continuous improvement in the ethical and responsible management of our business. Responsible management for Stepan includes a strong focus on safety and quality across all stages of development and production. Stepan is a member of the American Chemistry Council (ACC) and a charter member of Responsible Care®. Our sites are also all certified according to ISO 9001:2015.
Stepan works to promote safety and transparency through information made available according to frameworks such as the Globally Harmonized System for Chemical Classification and Labeling, the European Chemical Agency Registration, Evaluation, Authorization, and Restriction of Chemicals (REACH) regulation, and REACH-like regulations from other countries. We are committed to registering products and substances for use by our customers in REACH territories, where possible, and will support registrations of substances by customers where appropriate. Our goal is to work in partnership with our customers to enable the use of our products in a safe, responsible and sustainable way.