Recognizing Industry’s Commitment to Responsible Care

The Gulf Petrochemicals and Chemicals Association (GPCA) Responsible Care® Awards are designed to honor companies and individuals that have demonstrated leadership and outstanding performance in the implementation and execution of the Responsible Care® program over a period of two years prior to the award submission. Through this award series, GPCA provides its member companies and other industry stakeholders with an opportunity to showcase their achievements in the field of Responsible Care®, while sharing best practice and adding value to their business.


To present and share practical, evidence-based initiatives supported by management system in which Responsible Care Management System is well-integrated as a key business value and the measurable excellence in EHS&S reported in Performance Metrics as proven exemplary. The Awards serves as the mechanism to collect, validate, recognize, and document such systems, initiatives, and sustainable management.

Awards categories

The 3rd Responsible Care Excellence Awards in its revised version covers new categories, which emphasizes different initiatives and projects highlighting the sustainability and transferability concept. The new Responsible Care Excellence Awards categories are:

Performance Metrics (Operational Excellence)

This category award promotes committed companies to Responsible Care in maintaining EHS&S continuous improvement with reference to the GPCA’s Responsible Care Performance Metrics…

Process Safety

The submission for this category award is for the best initiative towards improving process safety performance, culture and reducing the process safety risk to prevent major process safety event…

Sustainable Environmental Protection

The submission for this category award is to recognize companies that have made significant contributions to environmental protection and sustainability…

Rising Star Award

The submission for this category award is dedicated to GPCA full members only. The basis for this award is to encourage a young employee (less than 30 years of age at the time of award/nomination), who has demonstrated exceptional creative performance in EHS&S…

Community Awareness

To recognize and honour companies and individuals in the petrochemical industry that have demonstrated excellence in community outreach and engagement…

Responsible Partner

Recognizing industry contractors who have implemented the Responsible Care concept into their organization. The company may not be recognized as RC but has been continuously improving their EHS&S performance…

Awards Jury:

Dr. Ahmed Alhazmi

Al Madar Group

Daniel Roczniak

Senior Director, Responsible Care®
American Chemistry Council

Dr. Muna Faleh AlSulaiman

General Manager of Research and Policy Development
National Council of Occupational Safety and Health

Dr. Nick Wayth

Chief Executive
Energy Institute

Kashif Rasheed

Country Head

William Garcia

Executive Director HSSE, RC and Supply Chain