FFC ensures that fertilizers and their raw materials, additives and intermediate products
are processed and manufactured, handled, stored,
distributed and used in a safe way
Product stewardship is an approach to managing the impacts of different products and materials. It acknowledges that those involved in producing, selling, using and disposing of products have a shared responsibility to ensure that those products or materials are managed in a way that reduces their impact, throughout their lifecycle, on the environment and on human health and safety.
Protect & Sustain
Product Stewardship for the fertilizer industry is ensuring that fertilizers and their raw materials, additives and intermediate products are processed and manufactured, handled, stored, distributed and used in a safe way with regard to health, occupational and public safety, environment, and security.
IFA tailored Stewardship program for Fertilizer Industry is named as Protect & Sustain. Protect & Sustain covers the quality, environmental, health and safety aspects of the ISO 9001 and ISO 14001, as well as the OHSAS 18001 certifications.
Key Objectives of Protect & Sustain
- Safety in the workplace and beyond, into our community and environment
- Security from product misuse
- Sustainability through maximizing efficiency and minimizing environmental impact