Celanese Corp. (NYSE:CE), a leading, global chemical company, announced it has received the American Chemistry Councilâ€™s (ACC) Responsible Care Sustained Excellence Award for mid-size companies. The annual award recognizes companies for outstanding leadership under ACCâ€™s Environmental Health and Safety performance criteria. This is the most prestigious award given under ACCâ€™s Responsible Care initiative.
Companies considered for the ACCâ€™s Sustained Excellence Award must demonstrate an excellent safety record, a positive trend in other performance metrics, and completion of management system certification and security verifications over a three-year period. The winner is chosen on the basis of both quantitative and qualitative measures that demonstrate sustained performance excellence over time.
â€œCelanese consistently demonstrates a commitment to safety as its number one priority,â€ said ACC President and CEO Cal Dooley. â€œIn addition to Celanese’s pursuit of safety during production, the company has adopted the highest of standards with respect to operations, employee training, customer service and community work. For these efforts, and the companyâ€™s continued industry leadership in this area, we are pleased to recognize their achievements and applaud them for sharing our dedication to safety.â€