The Singapore Chemical Industry Council Limited (SCIC) is the official industry association representing the Singapore Energy and Chemicals cluster in the private sector. It plays a proactive role in representing the interests of this manufacturing sector and continues to promote it as a major economic pillar of Singapore.
SCIC has a membership network of more than 170 companies including key multi-national corporations (MNCs) and small & medium enterprises (SMEs) that support the entire chemical industry supply chain. These members provide vast resources and opportunities in supporting develop a conducive business environment for the chemical industry. SCIC also provides a platform for industry members to strengthen our position in addressing advocacy issues as a single body.
SCIC is the National Administrator of Responsible Care Programme for Singapore, a global chemical industry’s initiative that drives continuous improvement in health, safety and environmental (HSE) performance.
SCIC participated as a member of the International Council of Chemical Associations (ICCA), a worldwide voice of the global chemical industry to ensure industry is widely valued and supported for its economic, social and environmental contributions to society.
SCIC is one of the Standards Development Organisations appointed by Enterprise Singapore which administers the National Standardisation Programme led by the Singapore Standards Council. SDO@SCIC manages both the Chemical Standards Committee (CSC) and Environment and Resources Standards Committee (ERSC). The national standards development projects under the CSC covers key areas of LNG bunkering & fuel oil bunkering, surface coatings, chemical & processes, nanotechnology as well as petroleum processes and products. ERSC focuses on spearheading the development and adoption of standards on sustainable development in the areas of water, environment, energy and solid waste which would be relevant for the chemical industry.
SCIC also participated and contributed to the 6-year implementation project from 2015 to 2021 on management practices and productivity improvement in Singapore. SCIC took the lead in overseeing the implementation of the project which is jointly funded by EDB Singapore, SCIC, members of the chemical industry, ASPRI and members of the process industry.