ACI Association News


ACI Member Connect Lands in Houston May 25

ACI SmartBrief | Apr 20, 2017

ACI's brand-new Member Connect program heads to Houston, Texas Thursday, May 25, at 9 a.m. Central Time, hosted by Shell Chemicals. "Since ACI member companies have a strong presence in the Houston area, I invite you to join us for conversations about how we're addressing your key issues and the challenges your company is facing on a day-to-day basis," said Melissa Hockstad, ACI President & CEO. Space at this second ACI Member Connect is limited, so RSVP as soon as possible to reserve your spot. Reservations will be taken on a first-come, first-serve basis. This meeting is open to ACI member companies only. For more information, contact Brian Sansoni.


Register now for ACI Mid-Year Meeting -- June 6-8

ACI SmartBrief | Apr 20, 2017

ACI's expert standing committees will gather in Washington, DC to tackle the key issues facing the cleaning product supply chain during the 2017 Mid-Year Meeting, June 6-8 in Washington, DC. Member company representatives can register today on ACI's website. There is no registration fee for this meeting.


ACI members: April 25 Webinar highlights techniques to avoid animal testing

ACI SmartBrief | Apr 13, 2017

An ACI members-only webinar will highlight the use of specific research techniques and tools that can help avoid unnecessary animal testing. The one-hour session will take place Tuesday, April 25 at 2 p.m. EDT. The presentation will showcase how, through the use of read-across, trend analysis techniques and qualitative structure activity relationship tools, ACI, its member companies and industrial partners were able to provide baseline sets of health and environmental effects data for hundreds of chemicals while avoiding unnecessary testing. Presenters Kathleen Stanton and Francis Kruszewski will talk about their research that was published in the journal Regulatory Toxicology and Pharmacology. ACI members interested in registering for the webinar should contact ACI's Science Team.


Colgate-Palmolive, Corbion, IFF highlighted in ACI Sustainability Showcase

ACI SmartBrief | Apr 13, 2017

This week's ACI's Sustainability Showcase features news about Colgate-Palmolive's message on World Water Day -- and every day -- to expand global efforts to "make every drop of water count"; Corbion's 2016 Annual Report, which shared how their "Disciplined Value Creation" strategy is "creating value for all stakeholders, balancing people, planet, and profit" along the company's value chain; and IFF's release of its 2016 Sustainability Report, Circular by Design, which demonstrates their commitment to creating a more sustainable and healthy future. Member companies interested in sharing their latest sustainability news and reports for ACI's Sustainability Showcase should contact our Sustainability Office.


Save the date for Cleaning Products US, October 10-12, 2017

ACI SmartBrief | Apr 06, 2017

Cleaning Products US, an annual conference co-chaired by ACI which offers 15% registration discounts for ACI member companies, is coming your way October 10-12, 2017. This year's event takes place in Alexandria, Virginia. For updates on the conference, organized by SmithersApex, visit the conference website.


ACI Sustainability Report honored with North American Excellence Awards

ACI SmartBrief | Apr 06, 2017

ACI's 2015 Sustainability Report was named the Best Integrated Annual Report & CSR Report in the North American Excellence Awards competition, which were created "to honor the most outstanding achievements of communications professionals in their field." The awards are sponsored by Communication Director magazine. ACI's Report was also named a runner-up in the External Publication category. Separately, the Report also received an Honorable Mention at PR News' 2017 CSR Awards in the category of Annual Report. To make sure your company's sustainability story is featured in ACI's forthcoming 2017 Sustainability Report, please contact our Sustainability Office.


ACI, CDC honors high schoolers for highlighting "Healthy Holidays" hygiene

ACI SmartBrief | Mar 30, 2017

Litchfield, Minn., high school students who used holiday-themed messages to hammer home the importance of hand hygiene are the recipients of the 2017 "Healthy Schools, Healthy People: It's a SNAP" National Award. "Healthy Schools, Healthy People" is a joint initiative of ACI and the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention to promote handwashing among students. Three classmates from the Litchfield High School FCCLA (Family, Career and Community Leaders of America) Chapter developed a "Healthy Holidays" campaign to educate students from around the school system on the proper way to clean their hands with soap and water. Their "Soap, Scrub, Sing, Rinse, and Dry" regimen helped students remember proper hand hygiene habits are crucial to staying healthy. The students will receive an all-expenses paid trip to Washington, D.C. to receive their award. Check out ACI's newsroom for more details.


ACI members: Webinar highlights techniques to avoid animal testing

ACI SmartBrief | Mar 30, 2017

An ACI members-only webinar will highlight the use of specific research techniques and tools that can help avoid unnecessary animal testing. The one-hour session will take place Tuesday, April 25 at 2 p.m. EDT. The presentation will showcase how, through the use of read-across, trend analysis techniques and qualitative structure activity relationship tools, ACI, its member companies and industrial partners were able to provide baseline sets of health and environmental effects data for hundreds of chemicals while avoiding unnecessary testing. Presenters Kathleen Stanton and Francis Kruszewski will talk about their research that was published in the journal Regulatory Toxicology and Pharmacology. ACI members interested in registering for the webinar should contact ACI's Science Team.




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