responsible distribution

Manuals & Publications

As your company embarks on the new Responsible Distribution 2023 program, take advantage of these manuals and publications to assist you during your verification.

NEW! Responsible Distribution Coaching
We get it — the Responsible Distribution Verification process can be overwhelming. Let ACD help you get on track for Responsible Distribution 2023!
From assisting with site profiles to deep diving into Responsible Distribution codes, the ACD Responsible DistributionTM team will coach you through each stage of the ACD verification dashboard and program parameters.
These personalized coaching sessions will be conducted virtually. For more information about coaching or to book a session, reach out to Caroline Brooks, Director of Responsible Distribution, at

How-To Guide Tutorial Videos - Responsible Distribution Verification Tools

Watch these short videos for step-by-step directions on how to navigate ACD’s various Responsible Distribution Verification tools. All videos are under 8 minutes in runtime.

Responsible Distribution Dashboard

Code Coordinator Manual

The Code Coordinator Manual is your go-to guide for continuous improvement in ACD's Responsible Distribution Program. Release each verification cycle, the manual outlines every code of Responsible Distribution, providing a step-by-step guide for completing online specifications to best prepare your company for your upcoming verification.

*New*  Responsible Distribution 2023 Code Coordinator Manual

Responsible Distribution 2023 Gap Assessment Tool

Responsible Distribution 2023 Gap Assessment Tool (Released April 2022)

ACD- Sustainability Tracker

This Sustainability Tracker was developed to assist ACD members and Affiliates to demonstrate and quantify their sustainability efforts and aid in conformance with Responsible Distribution Code VI: Sustainability. This MS Excel file can be customized to your unique company operations and covers all sections of Code VI. Remember, what gets measured, gets done!

*New* ACD- Sustainability Tracker

How Does Responsible Distribution Compare?

Newly updated for Responsible Distribution 2023!


Why Work with a Responsible Distributor?

Show your producers and customers why they should work with your company, an ACD Responsible Distribution Verified chemical distributor. Simply add your company logo and information to the form below and generate your very own company sale sheet! Click here to access.