The European Responsible Care® Awards 2024


Showcase your organisation’s efforts to support the key themes of the Antwerp Declaration for the European Industrial Deal; building a competitive, resilient and sustainable future.

This year we will highlight projects and initiatives that are shaping the future of the chemical industry in Europe. Over five categories, the spotlight will be given to leading organisations who are seen as driving forward the EU chemicals industry in championing the ambitions outlined in the declaration. All valid submissions will be recognised.

How to apply?

Who can submit a project?

The European Responsible Care Awards are open to all companies and /or sites that are practicing Responsible Care along the supply chain in Europe. National associations and affiliate associations are also eligible to participate provided they have signed up to Responsible Care or have a Responsible Care Partnership Agreement with Cefic.


  1. Include additional supporting materials such as photos, images, short videos, PowerPoint presentation, testimonials, etc demonstrating the initiative’s benefitsincluding facts, figures, along with how the project has been communicated to employees and stakeholders where relevant, showing a long-lasting efforts/drive for continuous improvement and if the projects is towards sustainable and circular economy.
  2. Entries must be in English using the Responsible Care application form.
  3. Applicants should be located in Europe.
  4. The project must have already started


  1. Entries should include a clear description of the initiatives, outlining its aim and objectives and list of actions.
  2. Only provide information that can be made public in compliance with applicable law. All information will be verified before publication.
  3. Generic marketing material is not appropriate. Jury members will considered as not applicable the projects as product placement/”adversing”. Remain as factual/objective and to the point as possible.
  4. All applicants will be notified with regard to their submission.
  5. An independent jury will assess valid entries and give comments.

Further information:

Deadlines for applications – Friday 28th June

CEFIC webpage

Application form

Application Guidelines

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