With 96 percent of all manufactured goods directly touched by chemistry, New Jersey’s economy is dependent on the products created by the members of the CCNJ. Nearly 50,000 individuals are directly employed by the chemistry industry in New Jersey, with nearly another 75,000 in related jobs. Without a doubt, the business of chemistry is essential to New Jersey’s economy. With such a significant impact, sustainability is paramount to the industry’s future.
Our industry and its employees are helping to find solutions to the biggest challenges facing the state through innovation and a commitment to sustainability. Chemistry is creating a healthier, safer, and more productive New Jersey.
The member companies of the CCNJ are committed to conducting operations in a sustainable and environmentally responsible manner while pursuing business goals. Without fail, CCNJ members strive to become more efficient, and to provide value by developing solutions that enhance the lives of current and future generations.
For more than 30 years, the CCNJ has worked with its members to improve the industry’s commitment to environmental protection. Our members consider the environmental impact of their products and activities, while continuing to provide safe, quality products that meet the expectations of customers and end consumers. Our members are guided by the principle that they can do better and can do more to address the challenges facing our state and across the world.
Together, the Council and our members are helping drive a more sustainable manufacturing economy by focusing on efficiency, ecology, and the economy. The CCNJ seeks to develop policy recommendations that are firmly based on the latest science and to support business opportunities that make sustainability the top priority.
We encourage you to review the programs of many of our member companies for more details about the industry’s commitment to sustainability.