ACS/RSC’s Sustainability Alliance

The American Chemical Society/Royal Society of Chemistry sustainability alliance acknowledges that the challenges of sustainability won’t be solved by a single organization or country. International collaboration is needed to move our world toward a sustainable future.

Elements of the ACS/RSC partnership include:

  • Developing a guide to help people understand the basic chemistry behind our global challenges and potential solutions
  • Jointly promoting scientific seminars in the US and UK
  • Collaborating to train chemists to speak (in non-technical terms) about the world’s sustainability challenges

Areas of Research

ACS and RSC launched significant efforts toward exploring and communicating sustainability topics even before their alliance. Both organizations have covered topics in the following areas: