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Queens Hotel, Leeds  |  15 June 2017

INEOS Responsible Care Award

 

 

Individual sites qualifying for this Award will be invited to apply.

 

 

PURPOSE

 

This Award is for the company or site which has excelled at Responsible Care by demonstrating leadership and a creative approach.

 

 

ELIGIBILITY

 

The Award is open to all open to all CIA registered member sites. Individual sites must have been in membership for at least two years.

 

Initially Phases 1 and 2 are undertaken at the CIA for all eligible sites, making an Indicators of Performance return. From this initial assessment, sites that have met phase 1 and 2 criteria are invited by letter to be considered for the Award. A 2-page template will be provided with the letter, to provide the site’s response to phase 3 of the process.

 

The final judging stage will take place by the end of May 2017.

 

The winner will be announced at the Chemical Industry Awards Dinner on 15 June in Leeds, and a representative from each short-listed company will receive an invitation to attend, sitting on the sponsors table.

 

 

CRITERIA

 

Sites that have met the criteria from the indicators of performance will be written to by the CIA inviting them to enter into Phase 3. If the site agrees, a return summarizing its Responsible Care programme over the past year should be prepared. This should:

 

  • describe how the Guiding Principles are implemented at the site.
  • demonstrate how continuous improvement through Responsible Care is making a positive contribution to the company’s business.
  • include evidence of how Responsible Care is communicated throughout the organization and beyond.
  • confirm participation in the Responsible Care cell network, giving examples of how experience sharing has delivered real benefits to the site.
  • make special mention of innovative ideas, projects or initiatives that have provided value to their business within the area of Responsible Care.
  • Sites that are aware of any incident or accident that has occurred previously and which may lead to future prosecution, have to withdraw at this stage.

 

 

JUDGING

 

The judging Panel will comprise of up to five people, including industrial representation, members of the CIA Responsible Care team and independent assessors.

 

The Panel will assess the level of Responsible Care compliance, the performance improvement based on the information provided and the credibility of its Responsible Care programme as viewed internally and externally to the site. Based on this, the Panel will to agree a short list. A site visit or telephone interview may be requested for sites that have not undergone a RC Verification visit during the last three years.

 

 

CLOSING DATE

 

Entries to be made on the form supplied to those eligible and returned 10 April 2017.

 

 

FURTHER INFORMATION

 

For further information please contact:

 

Mike Lancaster

CIA

Kings Buildings

Smith Square

London

SW10 3JJ

 

Tel: 01430 421077

Fax: 08718 130307

Email: lancasterm@cia.org.uk

 

 

CONFIDENTIALITY

 

All information provided in the entry form will be treated in the strictest confidence. It will be used solely for the purpose of judging.

 

Applicants will be consulted in case it is wished to use some material for future publicity purposes or for development of case studies.

 

 

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