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Signing of MoU between the RACI and the American Chemical Society (ACS)


The RACI is pleased to announce the signing of an MoU with the American Chemical Society (ACS). Guided by the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals the MoU will foster connections, activities, and events between the two societies, support the professional development of students and early-career chemists, and communicate the value of chemistry to the public.

RACI CEO, Mr. Shenal Basnayake states that “This MoU presents an invaluable opportunity for the RACI and ACS to collaborate on the most pressing matters that impact chemistry, our members, and society. Through join effort we will help shape a better future for all”.

“ACS is looking forward to working more closely with RACI, fostering the local and global connections that enhance the value and impact of our professional associations,” says Albert G. Horvath, ACS chief executive officer. “Investing in collaborative efforts positions us to address shared challenges, benefiting the global chemistry community. Together, we will be more successful and our members will benefit.”

Founded in 1876 and chartered by the U.S. Congress, the American Chemical Society are one of the world’s largest scientific organizations with more than 173,000 members across 140 countries. The mission of the ACS is to advance the broader chemistry enterprise and its practitioners for the benefit of Earth and its people. The vision of the ACS is to improve all people’s lives through the transforming power of chemistry.

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