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Upcoming Responsible Distribution Workshops

Spring Responsible Distribution Workshop

March 15-16, 2023

A new era of Responsible Distribution is officially upon us! Join NACD, industry experts, Responsible Distribution Advisers, and other Code Coordinators as we prepare for the first verifications under the new “Responsible Distribution 2023” program. Bring your questions! Our esteemed panelists will be answering your burning questions about verification preparation, sustainability, warehousing, employee safety and training, cybersecurity, carrier selection and more!  Don’t miss your chance to get ahead of the next verification cycle.

New to Responsible Distribution? We will also host a Candidacy Class training session to teach the basics of program implementation, overall requirements, and verification navigation. 

We look forward to hosting you at NACD Headquarters in our new conference center in Ballston, VA.

Thank you to our Responsible Distribution Workshop sponsors: AIG/AxonBarentzBrenntagCellmark Basic MaterialsE21Harcros Chemicals Inc.LBB SpecialtiesRiteksTRInternational, and Univar Solutions!

Questions? Please contact Caroline Brooks.

 

Registration

ONLINE: Click here to register online.

HARD COPY: Click here to download a hard copy registration form.

Email completed forms to meetings@nacd.com.

Past Workshops

Customized Responsible Distribution Workshops

Take advantage of half - and full-day "turnkey" workshops at your facilities! You tell us what type of Responsible Distribution training your team needs, and we'll customize and deliver training at your location.

Customized Responsible Distribution Training will:

  • Involve more of your full staff in the Responsible Distribution program
  • Deliver specific training to your company's key employees on topics on which your team needs to focus
  • Provide a stronger foundation for code coordinators
  • And more!

Click here to learn more about our half-day and full-day training options. To set up a customized training session, please contact Mike Lang at mlang@nacd.com.

 

2022 Pre-Conference Responsible Distribution Workshop

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

This session introduced 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. Download the presentation here.

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 reviewed existing Codes I through V, with an emphasis on the key-takeaways from 7th Cycle verifications and common struggles. This session reviewed new guidance being released, examples of conformance, and ways to demonstrate continuous improvement ahead of your next verification. Download the slides here.

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 reviewed existing Codes VII, and IX through XIII, with an emphasis on the key-takeaways from 7th Cycle verifications and common struggles. This session also reviewed new guidance being released, examples of conformance, and ways to demonstrate continuous improvement ahead of your next verification. Download the presentation here.

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

Meet the new Code VI: Sustainability! This session provided the background and industry perspective on the topic of sustainability before introducing the Code VI changes. Attendees received an overview of the new Code VI structure and discussed the specification requirements. Download the presentation here.

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

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

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 provided 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. Download the presentation here.

 

Webinars

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Past Webinar Presentations

Responsible Distribution Brown Bag Webinar Series

The Advisers

Meet the Advisers! NACD Responsible Distribution® Advisers program is here to supplement our mentoring resources and provide in depth support for members and Affiliates during their Responsible Distribution implementation and continuous program improvement with qualified and NACD trained experts. View our archived recording and slides for an overview of the Adviser program, to learn who the different Adviser companies are, and what their areas of expertise are to best help your company.

The Verifiers

Meet the Verifiers! NACD has partnered with three verifying organizations for the 7th Cycle: Compliance Solutions Group, LLC, NSF International Strategic Registrations Ltd. and SafetyPro Resources, LLC. This webinar goes through the process and expectations for working with your assigned verifier as you prepare for and conduct your next verification. We discuss all of the pre-verification, on-site/day of verification, and post verification timeline steps.

NACD

NACD has a variety of online resources available to assist candidates, members, and Affiliates as they develop and maintain their Responsible Distribution programs. This webinar walks through the NACD website and show users how to locate these different online resources tools. In addition, this webinar also covers a number of resources that have either been newly created or greatly enhanced for the 7th Cycle.

 

7th Cycle Verification Jump Start Webinar Series

Part One: Responsible Distribution Verification Dashboard for Dummies

Jump Start your 7th Cycle Verification! This webinar provides attendees a refresher on how to navigate the Verification Dashboard, including a system walk through, and highlights some of the new enhancements this cycle.  By the end of this webinar, you will be confident and be able to enter your company overviews to begin the verification process.

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Part Two: Top Tips for a Successful Verification

Jump Start your 7th Cycle Verification! How do you define a successful verification? Explore the top tips and suggestions provided by the Responsible Distribution Committee to help your company prepare for a successful 7th Cycle verification.

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Part Three: Completing your Specifications, Triumph, or Tragedy?

Speaker: Kelly McCabe, Vice-President, Operations; Ideal Chemical & Supply Company

Jump start your 7th Cycle Verification! Building off Part Two of our webinar series, Part Three takes a closer look at the “dos” and “don’ts” to complete specifications. What are the verifiers looking for? How can you create a professional final report?

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