Pre-Conference Responsible Distribution Workshop

A New Era Begins

Significant changes are coming to Responsible Distribution!  Join NACD as we start a new chapter in the 30+ year history of Responsible Distribution. The new Responsible Distribution program will bring about program-level changes and introduce a new Code on Sustainability. It is critical to learn now how these changes and new requirements will affect your company’s Responsible Distribution program so you can be well-prepared for your next verification.

 

Thank You to Our Pre-Conference Responsible Distribution Workshop Sponsors!

 

Agenda

Monday, August 15, 2022

2:00-4:00 PM

Candidacy Class Orientation

An introductory session geared towards those new to NACD and Responsible Distribution. Join other’s new to the program to learn the basics on program implementation and overall requirements, navigating a verification and available resources. This session is free to attend; however additional registration is required.
The session will covere the following items:

  • NACD Overview
  • What is Responsible Distribution
  • Basic Timeline
  • Working with the Verifiers
  • Understanding the Specifications
  • Day of Verification
  • Corrective Actions

Tuesday, August 16, 2022

8:00 AM-8:15 AM

Welcome and Introductions
Kelly McCabe, Ideal Chemical & Supply Co.

8:15-9:00 AM

Introduction to the New Responsible Distribution Program
Caroline Brooks, National Association of Chemical Distributors

This session will introduce the new Responsible Distribution program coming in 2023, helping members and affiliates understand the program level changes, updated resources, and highlights of the improved Verification Dashboard.

9:00-10:00 AM

Code Review: Code I-V
Compliance Solutions Group LLC

Before the new changes to Responsible Distribution are implemented, let’s look back on some of the existing Codes. This session will review existing Codes I through V, with an emphasis on the key-takeaways from 7th Cycle verifications and common struggles. This session will also review any new guidance being released, examples of conformance, and ways to demonstrate continuous improvement ahead of your next verification.

10:00-10:15 AM

Break

10:15-11:15 AM

Code Review: Code  VII, IX– XIII
Compliance Solutions Group LLC

Before the new changes to Responsible Distribution are implemented, let’s look back on some of the existing Codes. This session will review existing Codes VII, and IX through XIII, with an emphasis on the key-takeaways from 7th Cycle verifications and common struggles. This session will also review any new guidance being released, examples of conformance, and ways to demonstrate continuous improvement ahead of your next verification.

11:00 AM-Noon

NEW Code VI: Sustainability
Caroline Brooks, National Association of Chemical Distributors and Liam McCarroll, Univar Solutions

Meet the new Code VI: Sustainability! This session will provide the background and industry perspective on the topic of sustainability before introducing the Code VI changes. Attendees will receive an overview of the new Code VI structure, and discuss the specification requirements.

12:00-12:45 PM

Lunch

12:45-1:45 PM

Deep Dive: Code VI, Corporate Social Responsibility
Tommy Turriff, TLC Ingredients, Inc.

Expanding on new Code VI: Sustainability, this session will provide a review and training on a subset of the specifications (VI.A. – VI.F) related to Corporate Social Responsibility.

1:45-2:45 PM

Deep Dive: Code VI, Environment, Water, and Energy & Recycling, Re-packaging, Reselling, Reusing, and other Waste Minimalization Efforts
Mayra Chavez, Brenntag North America, Inc.

Expanding on new Code VI: Sustainability, this session will provide a review and training on a subset of the specifications (VI.G – VI.N) related to the environment, water and energy use, recycling, re-packaging, reselling, reusing, as well as other waste minimization efforts.

2:45-3:00 PM

Break

3:00-4:00 PM

Sustainability and Distribution Panel Discussion
Moderator: J.W. Slusser, Harcros Chemicals, Inc.
Panel: Mark Miller, NAGASE Specialty Materials NA LLC; Colin Baldridge, Wilson Warehouse Company; Terry Aubry, EMCO Chemical Distributors, Inc.

What does sustainability really look like within the chemical distribution industry? Hear from a diverse panel of companies on what sustainability looks like at their companies. The discussion will cover best practices and how to move forward developing a sustainability program that fits your company’s operations.

4:00-4:45 PM

C-O-D-E-S BINGO
Caroline Brooks, National Association of Chemical Distributors

The August Workshop wouldn’t be complete without a little friendly competition! Join in for an interactive game based on a traditional B-I-N-G-O board and test your knowledge of Responsible Distribution.

4:45-5:00 PM

Wrap-Up

SPONSORS

Diamond Corporate Sponsor
& Strategic Partner

AIG

 

Platinum Corporate &
NACD Program Sponsor

Datacor 

 

Platinum Corporate
Sponsors

Chemformation SkyBitz 

Gold Corporate
Sponsor

centerboardleschaco

Silver Corporate
Sponsor

bluepalletpalmerJensenWSI

Platinum Sustaining
Sponsors

BarentzBrenntag
lbb
Harcros Univar

Gold Sustaining
Sponsors

Azelis Brainerdchemceed Chemisphere PVS RiteksSuperiorTRIwebb  

Silver Sustaining
Sponsors

 acmechemgroupchemgroup   chemserv   cci  first   Lintech Norfox sealand   whitaker

Media
Sponsor

 HCB
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